Hudson Falls in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Ghost Story of Duncan Campbell
1758 Ticonderoga Campaign
During the late hours his cousin's ghost visited his bed chamber and said to him "Inverawe, Inverawe! Blood has been shed. Shield not the murderer.” On the following morning Duncan removed his visitor to a nearby cave lest he be discovered giving the culprit shelter. Subsequently the ghost returned to Duncan in his sleep twice more and on the final visit said "Farewell, Inverawe! Farewell, till we meet at Ticonderoga!"
Years later Duncan was in North America with his regiment of the Black Watch and learned that he would command his soldiers in the attack on Ft. Ticonderoga. He then experienced a foreboding
Erected by Clan Campbell Education Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 8, 1758.
Location. 43° 17.243′ N, 73° 35.158′ W. Marker is in Hudson Falls, New York, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Broadway (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling north. In Union Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson Falls NY 12839, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane McCrea (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Duncan Campbell & Jane McCrea (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown (about 700 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 700 feet away); William Hart Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); William (Bill) M. Bronk (approx. ¼ mile away); Hon. Silas Wright (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson Falls.
Additional keywords. Legends and Folklore
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