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

Bloody Morning Scout

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2019
1. Bloody Morning Scout Memorial
Inscription.  Dedicated to the soldiers of Col. Ephraim Williams's detachment and their Mohawk allies who died September 8, 1755 during this engagement when ambushed by French forces approximately 2 miles south of this site on the Old Military Road.

Among the dead was Lieutenant Daniel Pomeroy, brother of Lt. Colonel Seth Pomeroy

"...but my Brother - Liut Daniel Pomeroy was one of ye brave Herick number yt fall in that Memorable Battle which will never be forgot..." - Lt. Col. Seth Pomeroy, 1755

In 1660 Medad Pomeroy accepted tools, an anvil shaped like this replica, and land in exchange for opening a blacksmith shop in Northampton, Massachusetts. That anvil was passed though many generations of Pomeroy blacksmiths becoming a symbol of the family.
 
Erected 2017 by William Guilford Pomeroy Jr., 5th great grandson of Lieutenant Daniel Pomeroy. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Location. 43° 25.911′ N, 73° 42.739′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Memorial is at the intersection of New York State
Bloody Morning Scout Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2019
2. Bloody Morning Scout Memorial
There is a small dedicated parking area for the memorial and the adjacent Lake George Region Veterans Memorial.
Route 9N and U.S. 9, on the left when traveling east on State Route 9N. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake George NY 12845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montcalm's Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sunken Fleet (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O’Keeffe (approx. half a mile away); Lake George (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warship Row (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lake George (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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