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

Parade Ground

 
 
Parade Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 23, 2019
1. Parade Ground Marker
Inscription.  Donated by Captain Michael Dunning in 1776 for use as a militia training ground during the Revolutionary War. It has since served Malta as a public square.
 
Location. 42° 58.287′ N, 73° 47.491′ W. Marker is in Malta, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Dunning Street and U.S. 9, on the right when traveling west on Dunning Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Elmer Ellsworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dunning Street Common (about 700 feet away); Dunning Street Rural Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dunning Farm Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Luther Forest (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Smith-Caldwell Van Aernem Home (approx. mile away); Marvin Homestead (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malta.
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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