“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greenwich in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Captain Furnival's Battery

Captain Furnival's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 3, 2012
1. Captain Furnival's Battery Marker
Inscription. Site of Captain Furnival's Battery Commanding Marshall house and river crossing. N.Y. State Historical marker 1927
Erected 1927 by N.Y. State.
Location. 43° 7.177′ N, 73° 34.114′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 113 and Clarks Mills Rd on County Route 113. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich NY 12834, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Army Camp (approx. 0.3 miles away); Position of Burgoyne's Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Canal System (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Marshall House (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stark’s Knob (approx. 0.8 miles away); General Stark (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwich.
Regarding Captain Furnival's Battery. Captain Furnival fought in the battle of Saratoga and then crossed to the east side of the river to block Burgoyne's army from retreating to Fort Edward.
Additional keywords. Burgoyne's Saratoga Campaign 1777
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 66 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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