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Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Canadian Cabins

 
 
The Canadian Cabins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
1. The Canadian Cabins Marker
Inscription.
Two small fortified cabins defended by Canadian troops stood about 600 feet south of this site. These cabins were an important link in the British line of defense as can be seen on the reproduction map drawn by an English officer. Their capture late in the afternoon of October 7 exposed the Breymann Redoubt to attack from the rear.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 0.517′ N, 73° 38.39′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker can be reached from Park Tour Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park, along the tour road at the Breymann Redoubt tour stop. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arnold’s Assault (within shouting distance of this marker); Benedict Arnold Boot Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Breymann Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); John Hardin Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saratoga 1777 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Americans Attack
The Canadian Cabins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
2. The Canadian Cabins Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Bloody Knoll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freeman House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a map of the area indicating the locations of the Breymann Redoubt and the Canadian cabins and showing the direction of the American attacks.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Breymann Redoubt image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
3. Marker at the Breymann Redoubt
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 2 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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