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

Gates Headquarters

 
 
Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Gates Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  
Saratoga
Oct. 7, 1777

Headquarters
of
General Horatio Gates

The gift of
George M. Pullman

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. 42° 58.904′ N, 73° 38.63′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on New York State Route 32, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located at the southern end of Saratoga National Historical Park. 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. American Encampment and General Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); New Hampshire Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); John Neilson House and Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Unknown American Soldiers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kosciuszko (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bemis Heights (approx. 0.4 miles away); Water Battery (approx. ¾ mile away); American River Defense (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Saratoga. Saratoga County
Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Gates Headquarters Marker
The Commanding American General made his headquarters at this site during the second Battle of Saratoga. The victory at that battle led British Gen. Burgoyne to surrender his army on October 17, 1777.
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Chamber of Commerce website entry (Submitted on March 12, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. Saratoga National Historical Park. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker in Saratoga NHP image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker in Saratoga NHP
Horatio Gates at Saratoga image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2015
4. Horatio Gates at Saratoga
This c. 1800 portrait of Horatio Gates by James Peale hangs in the Maryland Historical Society Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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May. 20, 2022