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History keeps getting buried in and around Lake George

Randy Patten poses in front of the Ephraim Williams Jr. memorial last week in Lake George.
Randy Patten poses in front of the Ephraim Williams Jr. memorial last week in Lake George.
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The French and Indian War battle won here by green Colonial troops is just a footnote in most history books. But the way Randy Patten sees it, the New England farmers who fell during an ambush that opened the fighting didn’t need to be buried a second time, 250 years later. In the 1990s, a businessman was granted permission by the town of Lake George to fill in his vacant, sloping property. The land borders ...


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