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

Water Battery

 
 
Water Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Water Battery Marker
Inscription.  
Saratoga
1777
Water Battery
defending
bridge of boats

In memory of
Kosciusko
who selected the
whole line of defense

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. 42° 58.496′ N, 73° 37.907′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on U.S. 4, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at the eastern end of the 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. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Forgotten Lives; Working Class Families of the Canal Era Revealed (approx. ¼ mile away); Earthworks (approx. 0.3 miles away); American River Fortifications (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thaddeus Kosciusko (approx. 0.4 miles away); American River Defense (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patriots’ Eye-View (approx. 0.4 miles away); Redoubt (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
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1. Battle of Saratoga. Saratoga County 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. National Park Service. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Water Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Water Battery Marker
Marker in Saratoga Nat'l Hist Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker in Saratoga Nat'l Hist Park
 
 
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 517 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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