Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ancient Order of Hibernians
of Saratoga County
to the memory of
Celebrated marksman of Colonel Morgan’s Rifle Corps whose unerring aim turned the tide of battle by the death of the British General Frazer on October 7, 1777. Thereby adding to the world’s history one of its decisive battles.
In this monument is commemorated heroic deeds of hundreds of other soldiers of Irish blood who laid down their lives on this bloody field that the United States might be triumphant.
Plot 200 feet square purchased by the A.O.H. September 20, 1913.
Rev. P.J. Donnelly, Pres.
D.J. Falvey, Vice Pres. W.J. Burke, Treas.
< Lower Marker >
July 4, 1976
Ancient Order of Hiberians
Erected by Ancient Order of Hibernians of Saratoga County.
Location. 42° 59.929′ N, 73° 38.815′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park, along the auto tour road between stops 4 and 5. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Rockefeller Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Saratoga 1777 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Saratoga 1777 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York and Massachusetts Forces (about 800 feet away); The Battle Begins at Barber’s Wheat Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Fraser Was Struck (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel Joseph Cilly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brig. Gen. Abraham Ten Broeck (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Battle of Bemis Heights, (Second Saratoga), 7 October 1777. History of War website. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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