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Queensbury in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Five Mile Run

 
 
Five Mile Run Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
1. Five Mile Run Marker
Inscription. In French and Indian War this run was avoided because of fear of attack by hidden Indians. Name changed to Meadow Run 1808.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 21′ N, 73° 41.567′ W. Marker is in Queensbury, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Lake George Road (U.S. 9), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on the west side of the road, in front of the parking lot for Great Escape Amusement Park. Marker is in this post office area: Queensbury NY 12804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blind Rock (approx. 1.3 miles away); French Mtn. Hamlet (approx. 1.4 miles away); Military Road (approx. 1.5 miles away); Col. Williams Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr. (approx. 1.8 miles away); Half Way Brook (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Half Way Brook (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Queensbury.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Five Mile Run Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
2. Five Mile Run Marker
From east side of highway looking south.
Five Mile Run Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
3. Five Mile Run Marker
From east side of highway looking north.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 912 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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