Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers
who fell September 8, 1755 on the Bloody Morning Scout led by Col. Ephraim Williams and King Hendrick against the French and Indians under Baron Dieskau.
The remains were disinterred in building a state highway in 1931 and reburied under this monument.
Erected by State Education and Conservation Departments
and New York State Historical Association
Erected 1935 by New York State Education and Conservation Departments.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Events • War, French and Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1825.
Location. 43° 25.029′ N, 73° 42.429′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Fort George Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in Lake George Battlefield Park. 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. Battle of Lake George (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake George in the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Stockaded Fort 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1755 Battle of Lake George (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adirondack Forest Preserve (about 400 feet away); Fort George (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
Also see . . . Battle of Lake George. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,560 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.