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Baum Site 3: The Little Carrying Place

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Little Carrying Place Blue and Gold Marker – Andrew Alberti

The hamlet of Fort Miller is named for the fort built on the west side of the Hudson River by the British during the French and Indian War. Known as the "Little Carrying Place," Fort Miller was not much more than a protected storehouse strategically located between Saratoga and Fort Edward. Here a waterfall impeded river traffic, forcing travelers to carry their boat and supplies around the falls by land.

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