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

British Army Grounded Arms

 
 
British Army Grounded Arms Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. British Army Grounded Arms Marker
Inscription.
On these fields
the British Army
grounded arms
at the surrender.

 
Erected 1927 by New York State.
 
Location. 43° 5.951′ N, 73° 34.693′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Ferry Street (New York State Route 29), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at the entrance to Fort Hardy Park. Marker is in this post office area: Schuylerville NY 12871, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Hardy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Surrender Tree (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town of Saratoga (about 500 feet away); First Bridge (about 600 feet away); Deridder Horse Ferry (about 600 feet away); Articles of Convention (approx. 0.2 miles away); Earliest Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unknown Soldier (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Schuylerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. "The Battle of Saratoga" September 19, 1777. The American Revolution website. (Submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Saratoga 1777. A British perspective on the Battle of
Marker in Fort Hardy Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Hardy Park
The field where Burgoyne's Army grounded their arms after the surrender can be seen in the background of this photo.
Saratoga from BritishBattles.com (Submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Saratoga. Another account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Schuylerville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Schuylerville Marker
This photo looks westward down Ferry Street in the direction of Schuylerville.
Marker at Fort Hardy Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Marker at Fort Hardy Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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