Monument at Lovewell Pond, Maine

The Inscription Reads:

To mark the field of Lovewell's Fight on the 8th day of May 1725 between a company of Massachusetts rangers of 34 men and 30 warriors of the Pequawket Tribe led by Paugus in a contest lasting from early morning until after sunset. The Indians were repulsed and their chief killed.

To the memory of :

Capt. John Lovewell of Dunstable, Lieut. Jonathan Robbins of Dunstable, Ensign John Harwood of Dunstable, Rober Usher of Dunstable, Serjt. Jacob Fullam of Weston, Jacob Farrar of Concord, Josiah Davis of Concord, Thomas Woods of Groton, Daniel Woods of Groton, John Jefts of Groton, Icabod Johnson of Woburn, Jonathan Kittredge of Billerica. These 12 killed on the field of battle were found and buried by Col. Tyng.

Lieut. Josiah Farwell of Dunstable; Jonathan Frye, Chaplain of Andover; Elias Barron of Groton were wounded and died by the way.  9 others were wounded.

The survivors led by Ensign Seth Wyman began the homeward march after midnight.

Erected by the Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 17th June 1904.

Lovewell's Fight

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