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Cambridge in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Continental Road

Di- On- On- Da- Wa- Ha Trail

 
 
Continental Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Continental Road Marker
Inscription. Col. Baum's route from Ft. Miller to Bennington August 14,1777
 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 1.235′ N, 73° 23.328′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnpike Road and Academy Street, on the right when traveling south on Turnpike Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge NY 12816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church in Cambridge Patent (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Turnpike (approx. 0.3 miles away); Great Northern War Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Checkered House (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Skirmish (approx. 3.5 miles away); Site of British Encampment (approx. 4.2 miles away); Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge (approx. 4.9 miles away); Homestead of Grandma Moses (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Additional keywords. Burgoyne campaign, Bennington battle, 1777
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 14 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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