Don't Just Walk by History....Truly Experience it!



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COLONIAL HISTORY PROGRAMS 

 

       Where history has been made...we bring it to life for our guests.
Did you know that our region was the epicenter for our country's first real major world war?  What was life like for the Colonial Soldier and his family?   or where the 250 year old sunken boats are?

If you are looking for something unique and memorable to do on your vacation our Explore History walking tours in Lake George Village are the perfect fit!  These historic walking tours are educational, entertaining, good excercise and fun for all ages.

Come on one of our Lake George tours and see where  "The War that Made America really came true!" 

 Advance purchase suggested but not required.                     

Check availability & buy tickets online:                   
Lake George Walking History Tours
Or to purchase by phone call Zerve (800) 979-3370



             We offer a very unique tour about Lake George's history. 

"Waterways of War" Evening Walking Tour in Lake George with Colonial Costumed Guides
(Tour length 1.5 HOURS)

Every Tuesday & Wednesday evening at 7:15 PM from the Lake George Visitor
 
Center rear porch! (June 15-Oct 1)

Adults: (18 years and older)  $17 per person
Youth: (13-17 years old)        $13 per person
Child: (4-12 years old)           $10 per person
Under 4 years old/Free

Visit our FAQ Page for more specific tour information!

Here is what you will experience and learn about...

  • King Hendricks & Sir William Johnston Monument pays tribute to two men from different backgrounds (British officer and Native American Chief)  who fought side by side to defeat the advancing French armies. Learn about the Battle of Lake George in 1755.
  • Siege of Fort William Henry Battlefield a 35-acre state-owned park which was the site of several key military battles between the British and French Armies from 1755 to 1758. 
  • Fort William Henry, perhaps most remembered due to its inclusion in James Fenimore Cooper's fictional novel, The Last of the Mohicans.  Exterior tour only.
  • Historic Shipwreck sites/information- learn about the submerged fleet of 1758 and the British Radeau "Land Tortoise" ship discovered in 1990 and more about the development of this unique underwater history trail.
  • French Army Artillery Lines  Learn about the techniques and strategies required for firing an 18th Century cannon.
  • Colonial Gravesites while all of the locations of buried soldiers will never be known, there have been some graves located and other memorials commemorated. 
  • Fort George Ruins located in a protected state park, this was the site of the "Battle of Lake George" in September 1755.
  • Lake George as a strategic highway-- visitors today access the Lake George and Adirondack region via major interstate highways.  Learn how strategic island vantage points, sheer cliffs and Lake George itself proved to be key elements in military domination and struggles. 
  • Father Isaac Jogues Statue--the first white man, a Jesuit Missionary Priest, who saw Lake George in 1646.  Learn about his struggles to bring Christianity to the Native Peoples.                                                                                                                                                     
Buy tickets online  or call Zerve at (800) 979-3370

Find out where the secret echo spot is on our tour!

 
                                                                                         
   

We also host private tours and colonial history workshops for:

Family Groups
Bus Tours/ Step-on Service
Student & Senior Tours
RV Groups
Individualized Tours

Tour Operators: Click here

Please contact us directly at
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