Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
American Encampment and General Headquarters
You can see the site of American Horatio Gates’ headquarters and the field hospital about ¼ mile to the south.
Erected by Saratoga National Historic Park, National Park Service.
Location. 42° 59.118′ N, 73° 38.49′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker can be reached from Auto Tour Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in Saratoga National Historic Park along the auto tour road. 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. New Hampshire Memorial (a few steps from this marker); John Neilson House and Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown American Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bemis Heights (about 500 feet away); Gates Headquarters Asa Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
More about this marker. The right of the marker contains a picture of American troops building the fortifications at Bemis Heights. To the left is a photograph indicating the location of Gates’ Headquarters and the American Field Hospital.
Also see . . .
1. "The Battle of Saratoga" September 19, 1777. The American Revolution website. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Saratoga National Historic Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
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