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

Bennington Battle Field

August 16, 1777

 
 
Bennington Battle Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
1. Bennington Battle Field Marker
Inscription.
- → American Forces
- ♦ → British x → → Indians
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Erected by the
State of New York
August 16, 1927

 
Erected 1927 by State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 56.307′ N, 73° 18.258′ 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 (here, next to this marker); “Had day lasted an hour longer . . .” (here, next to this marker); “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...” (here, next to this marker); Bennington Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Patriots of Vermont (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (within
Topographical Map of the Bennington Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
2. Topographical Map of the Bennington Battlefield
shouting 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 consists of a three dimemsional topographical map of the Bennington Battlefield with troop movements indicated.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website. (Submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Bennington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 16, 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 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Bennington Battle Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
3. Bennington Battle Field Marker
Markers on the Bennington Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
4. Markers on the Bennington Battlefield
The Bennington Battle Field marker (center) is one of several found at this location.
Artist's Mark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
5. Artist's Mark
H.F. Andrews     1927
FECIP
Marker in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
6. Marker in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site
The Bennington Battle Field marker is on the top of the hill that was occupied by the British during the August 16, 1777 battle.
National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
7. National Historic Landmark Marker

Bennington Battlefield
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1961
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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