Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the Taylor Cabin
Grievously wounded, General Simon Fraser was carried here to the Taylor cabin, which had been taken over as a residence by Baroness Riedesel, the wife of the German commander.
The bleeding general was brought into the room, where a cheerful dinner party to which he had been invited was being held. Simon Fraser died at 8 o'clock on the morning of October 8, 1777.
Erected by Saratoga National Historic Park, National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 8, 1990.
Location. 43° 0.29′ N, 73° 36.363′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. This marker is in Saratoga National Historic Park and is located along a one-mile loop trail that starts at tour stop #10 along the park tour road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Surviving Portion of Champlain Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); A Route Well Traveled (within shouting distance of Crown Forces Baggage Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Site of General Fraser (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crown Forces Artillery Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Retreat, Pursuit, and Surrender (approx. ¼ mile away); Main Crown Forces Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
Also see . . . Tim Murphy And The Legendary Kill Shot. Frontier Partisans website entry (Submitted on January 25, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Additional keywords. General Simon Fraser, Timothy Murphy
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 4. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5, 6. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.