Verona in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the Battle of Oriskany
Historic New York
Site Of The Battle Of Oriskany,
August 6, 1777
(Eight miles west of Utica)
Defeated at Oriskany and unable to force the surrender of Fort Stanwix, the British retreated to Canada. These reverses, with their defeat at Saratoga thwarted Burgoyne's plan to divide the colonies by conquering New York.
Erected 1981 by State of New York Education Department, Department of Public Works.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic New York marker series.
Location. 43° 7.786′ N, 75° 31.916′ W. Marker is in Verona, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on Interstate 90 3 miles east of New York State Route 365, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the text stop, eastbound
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Oneida Country (here, next to this marker); Utica Area (approx. 5.9 miles away); Steuben Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Upper Landing Place (approx. 6.4 miles away); Historic Lower Landing Place (approx. 6½ miles away); Fort Bull (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Fort Community... (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Gateway between East and West.... (approx. 6.7 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.