Colonial soldiers honored in Lake George Battlefield Park Memorial Day ceremony - The Lake George Examiner
“The Battle of Lake George was 1755. That was a pretty disastrous year for the British,” says Lyn Karig Hohmann, President of the Lake George Battlefield Park (Fort George) Alliance. Hohmann was speaking at a Memorial Day ceremony held at the Grave of the Unknowns in Lake George’s Battlefield Park. The remains of four Colonial soldiers killed in the Bloody Morning Scout, one of three engagements collectively called the Battle of Lake George, are buried beneath a monument there.
Lake George American Legion Post 374, the Lake George Volunteer Fire Department, reenactors, who came as individuals and with Fort William Henry and Lake George Town Councilwoman Marisa Muratori participated in the Memorial Day ceremony with speeches, a wreath laying, prayer and musket salute.
A Battlefield Park Memorial Day ceremony honors Colonial Soldiers buried in the Grave of the Unknown in Lake George.