Wiawaka bateaux

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Wiawaka Bateaux Site
Wiawaka marker.JPG
Historic marker, July 2006
Nearest city Lake George, New York
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1758
Architectural style 18th-century bateaux
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 92000624[1]
Added to NRHP June 14, 1992

The Wiawaka bateaux are a cluster of shipwrecks in Lake George, New York State. The seven British and colonial bateaux were scuttled in 1758 during the French and Indian Wars, with the intention of recovery in 1759. This never happened, and their wrecks were discovered between 1963 and 1964 by archaeological diver Terry Crandall, working under the auspices of the Adirondack Museum.[2] The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

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