Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Unknown American Soldiers
The Unknown American Soldiers who perished in the Battles of Saratoga September 19 and October 7, 1777 and were here buried in unmarked graves helped to assure the triumph of the War of Independence, to create the Republic of the United States of America and to establish Liberty throughout the world.
In honor of these patriots and in recognition of the Bicentennial of the birth of George Washington this memorial is erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution of New York State 1931.
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution of New York State. (Marker Number HS44.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1861.
Location. 42° 59.16′ N, 73° 38.534′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right 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. Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); Who Fought For The United States Here? (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Neilson Farm (about 300 feet away); New Hampshire Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bemis Heights (about 400 feet away); Gates Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Asa Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Path to Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
Also see . . . Saratoga National Historic Park. The Story of the Battles from the National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
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