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

Continental Barracks

 
 
Continental Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Continental Barracks Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Continental
Barracks
where General Stark tried and
condemned the Tory Lovelass
as a spy.

 
Erected 1927 by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 6.261′ N, 73° 34.881′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Spring Street (New York State Route 29), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 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. Camp of General Burgoyne (a few steps from this marker); USS Saratoga: Turning point in America’s second war with England (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Artillery Park (about 500 feet away); The Surrender Tree (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Army Grounded Arms (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Hardy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Articles of Convention (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Schuylerville.
 
Also see . . .  "The Battle of Saratoga" September 19, 1777. The American Revolution website. (Submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Schuylerville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Schuylerville Marker
During the Revolutionary War, General John Starks tried a Tory named Lovelass at this location. Lovelass was convicted of being a spy and sentenced to be hanged.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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