Kent-Delord House, Headquarters of the British Army in Plattsburgh, New York. May 12, 1937.

This photograph shows the Kent-Delord House, which was originally owned by James Kent, who served as Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court and later Chancellor. The house was then sold to Henry Delord. The Kent-Delord House was used as headquarters for the British Army during the War of 1812. As it was located at the juncture of the Saranac River and Lake Champlain, the house was considered a strategic location for the British.
Identifier
NYSA_A0245-77_Clinton_B02_47
Date
May 12 1937
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives and History. Photographs of historic sites and structures, 1936-1963. Series A0245-77. Clinton County, No. 114.
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Geographic Locations

Clinton County