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

Patriots’ Eye-View

 
 
Patriots’ Eye-View Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Patriots’ Eye-View Marker
Inscription. The road and river below led to Albany. They were Burgoyne’s invasion route. Americans watched and waited here for him to come.
 
Erected by Saratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 42° 58.801′ N, 73° 37.712′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park along a walking trail at the American River Fortifications stop. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American River Fortifications ( here, next to this marker); Redoubt ( here, next to this marker); Thaddeus Kosciusko ( a few steps from this marker); American River Defense ( a few steps from this marker); Strategy and Terrain ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anchor of the American Line ( about 700 feet away); North Redan ( approx. ¼ mile away); Nicholas Fish ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains an illustration of the Albany Road beside the Hudson
Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield
The fortifications at this site, and the river fortifications below, closed the road to Albany to the British and prompted Cornwallis to attack the Americans at Freeman's Farm.
River, as seen from the site of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers at American River Fortifications image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Markers at American River Fortifications
Two markers are found at this location at the American River Fortifications tour stop. The "Patriots’ Eye-View" is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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