LAKE GEORGE (AP) — An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site
in the southern Adirondacks of New York has turned up thousands of
artifacts, from butchered animal bones to uniform buttons, along with
a lime kiln used to make mortar for a British fort that was never

The six-week project that ended Friday at the Lake George Battlefield
Park also uncovered a section of a stone foundation and brick floor of
a small building likely constructed alongside a barracks in 1759,
during the French and Indian War.


Bob Sullivan
Schenectady Digital History Archive
Schenectady County (NY) Public Library