Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Here stood one of the strongest units of the American river fortifications. It was strengthened by the water batteries along the river.
Erected by Saratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 42° 58.804′ N, 73° 37.713′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park along a walking trail at the American River Fortifications stop. 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. Patriots’ Eye-View (here, next to this marker); American River Defense (a few steps from this marker); Thaddeus Kosciusko (a few steps from this marker); American River Fortifications (a few steps from this marker); Fortifying The High Ground (about Questions of Loyalty (about 600 feet away); Anchor of the American Line (about 700 feet away); North Redan (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a map of the upper fortifications and the water batteries on the Hudson River.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Saratoga. Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce website entry (Submitted on March 29, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,218 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.