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

Here Frazer Fell

 
 
Here Frazer Fell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Here Frazer Fell Marker
Inscription.  

Oct. 7th, 1777
His forces scattered
by Morgan’s riflemen.

Gift of J.W.Drexel

 
Erected 1883 by Gift of J.W. Drexel. (Marker Number HS51.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. 43° 0.089′ N, 73° 38.815′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park, along the auto tour road. 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. The Second Battle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Withdraw (within shouting distance of this marker); General Fraser Was Struck (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Joseph Cilly (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Begins at Barber’s Wheat Field (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Abraham Ten Broeck (within shouting distance of this marker); New York and Massachusetts Forces (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Timothy Murphy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tim Murphy And The Legendary Kill Shot. Frontier Partisans website entry (Submitted on January 24, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Saratoga. Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce website entry (Submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

4. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker in Saratoga National Historical Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Saratoga National Historical Park
Frazer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Frazer Marker
Brig. Gen. Simon Fraser was mortally wounded on October 7, 1777 when he was struck by a rifle ball here in the Barber Wheatfield while presiding over the British retreat.
The Great Redoubt image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. The Great Redoubt
British General Simon Fraser was buried near here in the Great Redoubt the day after being mortally wounded on October 7, 1777.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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