Walloomsac in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1961 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 42° 56.308′ N, 73° 18.193′ W. Marker is in Walloomsac, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 67, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site in the shelter near the lower parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Hampshire Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...”A Gathering Storm (about 300 feet away); Bennington Battle Field (about 300 feet away); “Had day lasted an hour longer . . .” (about 300 feet away); Patriots of Vermont (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Bennington Battlefield (about 300 feet away); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walloomsac.
Also see . . .
1. Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Bennington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Hoosick Township Historical Society article about Captain Frank L. Stevens. (Submitted on October 20, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 5. submitted on October 20, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.