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

Edmund Jennings

 
 
Edmund Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, December 14, 2018
1. Edmund Jennings Marker
Inscription.  Built log cabin here 1775. Revolutionary War patriot fought at Bemis Heights Brick front built c. 1820 Later owned by Robert Speir.
 
Erected by Town of Ballston.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 42° 59.058′ N, 73° 55.303′ W. Marker is in Ballston, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Hop City Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 456 Hop City Road, Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Angus McDearmid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Harmony Corners (approx. 1.7 miles away); Home of Jonathan Filer (approx. 2 miles away); Site of (approx. 2 miles away); Colonial Inn (approx. 2.1 miles away); Home of George Scott (approx. 2.3 miles away); James Gordon (approx. 2.3 miles away); 1780 Invasion (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston.
 
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No one knows where Hop City is.
 
Regarding Edmund Jennings. Bemis Heights was the main fortified American line at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. The British could not continue south to Albany w/o taking these hills because they dominate the road and Hudson River.
 
Edmund Jennings Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, December 14, 2018
2. Edmund Jennings Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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