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

Captain Martin John Burke

 
 
Captain Martin John Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, September 2, 2019
1. Captain Martin John Burke Marker
Inscription.  Home of Captain Martin John Burke, b. 1816-d. 1847, graduated from West Point 1836; was killed in war with Mexico Aug. 20, 1847.
 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American. A significant historical date for this entry is August 20, 1847.
 
Location. 43° 7.985′ N, 73° 36.264′ W. Marker is in Bacon Hill, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 32 and Grange Hall Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 32. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schuylerville NY 12871, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northumberland: A Thriving Canal Community (approx. 1.1 miles away); General Stark (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gen. Washington (approx. 1.4 miles away); Train of Artillery (2007) (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lakes to Locks Passage (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stark’s Knob (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Captain Martin John Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
2. Captain Martin John Burke Marker
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Captain Martin John Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
3. Captain Martin John Burke Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022