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

Five Mile Run

 
 
Five Mile Run Marker image. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian.
 
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. Marker is located on the west side of the road, in front of the parking lot for Great Escape Amusement Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queensbury NY 12804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This is "Porcellino" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Comet (approx. 0.4 miles away); Believe It! The Comet (approx. 0.4 miles away); Blind Rock (approx. 1.3 miles away); French Mtn. Hamlet (approx. 1.4 miles away); Military Road (approx. 1˝ miles away); Col. Williams Monument
Five Mile Run Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
2. Five Mile Run Marker
From east side of highway looking south.
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr. (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queensbury.
 
Five Mile Run Marker image. 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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