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Bloody Pond

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Description

During the third and final encounter of the Battle of Lake George during the French and Indian War (1755), a retreating French army ran into a relief force sent from Fort Lyman. 200 New York and New Hampshire men fell upon 300 Canadians and Indians encamped near a pond for the night. The French force was almost annihilated, leaving 200 bodies to roll into the pool and stain the water a bloodly red. In this conflict Robert Rogers, the famous Ranger, made his debut as a soldier. But does this historic marker indicate the actual location of Bloody Pond ....