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

Town of Saratoga

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Town of Saratoga Marker
Several markers with this identical text are located throughout Schuylerville.
Inscription.  
Mother town of Saratoga County
First European settlers 1688
Established March 7, 1788
Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyne
to Gen. Gates Oct. 17, 1777

Revolutionary War Turning Point

 
Erected 2000 by Saratoga County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 43° 6.451′ N, 73° 35.884′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Avenue (New York State Route 29) and County Route 338, on the left when traveling west on Lake Avenue. Marker is located in a grassy triangle at the merger of the roads. 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 walking distance of this marker. Colonel Morgan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saratoga Monument Association (approx. 0.7 miles away); Major Nathan Goodale (approx. 0.7 miles away); Victory Woods (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Town of Saratoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Town of Saratoga Marker
Saratoga Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Continental Barracks (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp of General Burgoyne (approx. 0.9 miles away); You’ve Been Robbed! (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schuylerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Town of Saratoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Town of Saratoga Marker
The oblisk of the Saratoga Victory monument can be seen to the right of the marker.
Marker in Schuylerville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Marker in Schuylerville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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