Near Oriskany in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Both sides regrouped during a driving rain. Herkimers's troops concentrated here, forming an irregular circle. The attackers were on all sides.
Erected by State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 43° 10.642′ N, 75° 22.166′ W. Marker is near Oriskany, New York, in Oneida County. Marker can be reached from Memorial Drive (New York State Route 69). The Rally marker is in Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site which is located at 7801 New York State Route 69. Memorial Drive is essentially the driveway into the State Historic Site from Route 69. The marker is located on the northeast side of the tall stone Oriskany Battlefield Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7801 State Route 69, Oriskany NY 13424, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Clash of Cultures (a few steps from this marker); Alliances Drawn (a few steps from this marker); Here the Battle of Oriskany Was Fought (a few steps from this In the Valley homes was great mourning (within shouting distance of this marker); Relief for Fort Stanwix (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Oriskany Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of The Battle of Oriskany (within shouting distance of this marker); Near This Spot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oriskany.
Regarding The Rally.
Considered to be a significant turning point in the War of Independence, the Battle of Oriskany, fought on August 6, 1777, has been described as one of the bloodiest battles of the war. A monument was dedicated on August 6, 1884, to serve as a memorial to those who fought so bravely and tenaciously to preserve freedom. Oriskany Battlefied was designated a New York State historic site in 1927. In recognition of the site's exceptional historic value, the battlefield was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963. Today, visitors to the battlefield can walk the site, read a series of interpretive signs, and visit a historic encampment during special
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Also see . . .
1. Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site. Official New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website entry (Submitted on October 1, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. The Battle at Oriska. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on October 25, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 890 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.