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Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. John Burgoyne

 
 
Gen. John Burgoyne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Gen. John Burgoyne Marker
Inscription.  
as prisoner of war was
entertained in this house
on night of October 22,
1777 while being taken from
Battle of Saratoga to Boston.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 23.636′ N, 73° 42.06′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 9) and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street. Marker is across the street from the Kinderhook Dutch Reformed Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of History (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benedict Arnold House (about 600 feet away); Martin Van Buren (about 800 feet away); Kinderhook World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Marker in Kinderhook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Marker in Kinderhook
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lawrence Van Buren House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Saratoga (Bemis Heights). Account of the second Battle of Saratoga from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Gen. John Burgoyne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Gen. John Burgoyne Marker
House Where Gen. Burgoyne Was Entertained image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
4. House Where Gen. Burgoyne Was Entertained
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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