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Champlain Monument and Lighthouse

  • 814 Bridge Road
  • Crown Point, NY 12928
  • (518) 597-4649
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  • In the early 20th century, the existing lighthouse on this site was rebuilt to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain`s discovery of Lake Champlain. The new stone lighthouse, a joint effort of the States of New York and Vermont, is classical in design and incorporates a monumental bronze of de Champlain accompanied by one fellow Frenchman and one Huron native. The sculptural plaque below it was a gift from the French government and created by Auguste Rodin. Steps lead down to a lakeside pier.

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    • Sites Dates Hours: Campground opens daily at 8:00 from May 15 to October 12. Open to 4:30 pm daily, except peak months (July and August) when it closes at 9:00 pm.