Sixteen Soldiers

Sixteen Soldiers (HM5YQ)

Location: Hudson Falls, NY 12839 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 18.093', W 73° 35.18'

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This monument is erected to commemorate the sacrifice of the lives of Sixteen Soldiers who were massacred July, 1758, by a band of hostile Indians in the park which was then only a path in the wilderness.
The sixteen soldiers, with a teamster, a certain John Quackendoss of Albany, N.Y. who through the intervention of an Indian Squaw escaped the cruel death, were securely bound and seated on the trunk of a fallen tree. In this helpless condition they were put to death by one of the Indians armed with a tomahawk.

Erected under the Withan Administration
G.S. Withan, Sr. President
John J. Kingsley
Augustus Carpenter
William M. Hill
Frank C. Chapman
Trustees
Dedicated by Capt. Hiram Hyde
Dedicated 1921
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HM NumberHM5YQ
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Year Placed1921
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:39am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 614661 N 4795272
Decimal Degrees43.30155000, -73.58633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 18.093', W 73° 35.18'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 18' 5.58" N, 73° 35' 10.80" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 177-179 US-4, Hudson Falls NY 12839, US
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