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Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thaddeus Kosciusko

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Thaddeus Kosciusko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Thaddeus Kosciusko Marker
Inscription. Thaddeus Kosciusko, a Polish military engineer and volunteer in the American cause, directed the building of fortifications to block the British Invasion.
 
Erected by Saratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 42° 58.801′ N, 73° 37.719′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park along a walking trail at the American River Fortifications stop. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American River Defense (here, next to this marker); Redoubt (a few steps from this marker); Patriots’ Eye-View (a few steps from this marker); American River Fortifications (a few steps from this marker); Strategy and Terrain (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anchor of the American Line (about 700 feet away); North Redan (approx. ¼ mile away); Nicholas Fish (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker features a picture of Thaddeus Kosciusko on horseback
Markers on the Saratoga Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Markers on the Saratoga Battlefield
The Kosciusko marker is one of several at this location. It is also one of the "talking markers" on the Saratoga battlefield.
overseeing the construction of the American fortifications.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Tadeusz Kosciuszko. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Revolutionary War Cannon
This tripod was used by Continental soldiers to load cannons onto their carriages. It is located along the walking trail at the American River Fortifications stop, not far from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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