Schuylerville in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Gen. Henry Knox
in the winter of 1775-1776
to deliver to
Gen. George Washington
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga
used to force the British
Army to evacuate Boston
The State of New York
during the sesquicentennial
of the American Revolution
Erected 1926 by State of New York. (Marker Number NY-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the General Henry Knox Trail series list.
Location. 43° 7.111′ N, 73° 35.11′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 4 and Starks Knob Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 4. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schuylerville NY 12871, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stark’s Knob (a few steps from this marker); Lakes to Locks Passage (within Train of Artillery (2007) (within shouting distance of this marker); General Stark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northumberland: A Thriving Canal Community (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Position of Burgoyne's Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Marshall House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schuylerville.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a relief scene of Gen. Knox overseeing several teams of oxen dragging the artillery pieces. The left of the marker contains a map tracing the route taken from Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass. Indicated along the route are the New York towns of Ft. George, Ft. Edward, Saratoga, Half Moon, Albany, Kinderhook, Claverack and Nobletown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail - Heritage Tour Guide. The Hudson River Valley Institute website entry (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Henry Knox. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on July 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,151 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.