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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.
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.
 
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.
 
Also see . . .
1. Account of the Battle of Saratoga.
Water Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Water Battery Marker
(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.)
3. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker in Saratoga Nat'l Hist Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker in Saratoga Nat'l Hist Park
 
 
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 411 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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