The New Student's Reference Work/George, Lake

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George, Lake, also called Horicon, a beautiful lake, 32 miles long, near the eastern border of New York state. It forms the headwaters of Lake Champlain, is studded with hundreds of picturesque islands, and its shores contain several favorite summer-resorts, especially the village of Caldwell or Lake George. It was the scene of important military operations during the French and Indian Wars of 1755 to 1759.