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Walloomsac in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bennington Battlefield

State Historic Site

 
 
Bennington Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
1. Bennington Battlefield Marker
Inscription. In August 1777, militiamen from several states commanded by General John Stark defeated British forces en route to Bennington to capture supplies and horses.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
Erected by New York State.
 
Location. 42° 56.313′ N, 73° 18.267′ W. Marker is in Walloomsac, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 67, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Gathering Storm (a few steps from this marker); Bennington Battle Field (a few steps from this marker); “Had day lasted an hour longer . . .” (a few steps from this marker); “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...” (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (a few steps from this marker); Patriots of Vermont (within shouting
Bennington Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
2. Bennington Battlefield Marker
distance of this marker); New Hampshire Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hampshire Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Walloomsac.
 
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .
1. Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Bennington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Bennington 1777. An account of the Battle of Bennington from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Markers in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
3. Markers in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site
Several markers are found at this location. The Bennington Battlefield marker can be seen here in the center foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 11 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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