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The Scout

 
 
The Scout Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2020
1. The Scout Marker
Inscription.  
The statue of THE SCOUT portrays the typical World War II and Korean War era Staff Sergeant attired in full battle gear of the time. He is seen here carrying a .45 caliber Thompson sub-machine gun that used the same ammunition as his sidearm, a 1911 A1 Automatic Colt Pistol. Spare ammunition clips are stored in one of his back pouches. He is carrying a hand grenade, a trench knife, and a(n en)trenching tool. THE SCOUT was created in 2000 by Robert J. Eccleston, working at Cloudsplitter Studios, and was cast at the Tallix Foundry.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 43° 33.484′ N, 73° 39.305′ W. Marker is in Bolton, New York, in Warren County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Horicon Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Lake Shore Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bolton Veterans' Memorial, Bolton Landing NY 12814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battlefield Marker (here, next to this marker); Bolton Veterans’ Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Cannon (here,
The Scout image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2020
2. The Scout
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next to this marker); The Doughboy (here, next to this marker); George Reis Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); The Historic Sagamore Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sembrich Museum & Lakeside Grounds (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolton.
 
Bolton Veterans' Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2020
3. Bolton Veterans' Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 6, 2022