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"A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Wayne Miller <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 13 Jul 1998 22:10:27 -0700
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This is sound advice. I would add one other possibility: in Clinton
County their is a publication (which our library holds) that lists all
county historical markers. You may want to contact the Warren County
Historical Society or Crandall Public LIbrary at Glens Falls to see if
their is one that would cover the marker in question.
Wayne Miller

Phil Lord wrote:
> Monuments of all different types, as wells a some "look-alike" state markers, have been erected over the years by any number of orgnizations and even individual. I suggest starting with the towna nd county historians for the area of interest, then check with the county and state transportation departments. Usually when road are widened, markers and monuments are temporarily removed. Too often, in my experience, "temporary" becomes indefinitely. The re-erection of markers sometimes fals through t
> Phil Lord
> Historical Survey
> New York State Museum
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> >>> Daniel Martin <[log in to unmask]> 07/08/98 09:35am >>>
> Speaking of historical markers, this was not one of the normal markers
> you see around the state, but there used to be a small monument on
> route 9, just south of Lake George Village, that marked the spot where
> Ephraim Williams was killed during the Bloody Morning Scout of 1755. I
> often bike and drive to Lake George from Albany, but I haven't seen it
> in a few years now.  Does anyone know what happened to it?
> Dan Martin