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

General Gates Headquarters

 
 
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. General Gates Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
General Gates
Headquarters

previous to surrender of
General Burgoyne
Oct. 17, 1777

 
Erected 1927 by New York State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. 43° 4.645′ N, 73° 35.019′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on U.S. 4, on the left when traveling south. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hemlocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Champlain Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Saratoga Surrender Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Vrooman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lakes to Locks Passage (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colonel Morgan (approx. 0.9 miles away); Victory Woods (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. General Gates Headquarters Marker
American General Horatio Gates set up his headquarters here after the victory at the October 7, 1777 Battle of Saratoga.
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2. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 27, 2007
3. General Gates Headquarters Marker
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. General Gates Headquarters Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on December 12, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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