Bloody Morning Scout, a War Memorial

Bloody Morning Scout, a War Memorial (HM2K3X)

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N 43° 25.911', W 73° 42.739'

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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.
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HM NumberHM2K3X
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByWilliam Guilford Pomeroy Jr., 5th great grandson of Lieutenant Daniel Pomeroy
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Date Added Friday, August 30th, 2019 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 604219 N 4809578
Decimal Degrees43.43185000, -73.71231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.911', W 73° 42.739'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 54.66" N, 73° 42' 44.34" W
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