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Fort Ann in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Anne

 
 
Fort Anne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 13, 2019
1. Fort Anne Marker
Inscription.  
On July 8, 1777, Patriot forces
slowed advancing British
forces and helped
assure victory at Saratoga.

 
Erected 2017 by Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 25.15′ N, 73° 29.189′ W. Marker is in Fort Ann, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on George Street (U.S. 4) 0.1 miles north of Crandall Lane, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in the Fort Anne interpretive pull-out on the west side of George Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Ann NY 12827, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Half-Way Creek (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Anne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Anne First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles
Fort Anne Marker<br>(<i>view looking north • US Highway 4 on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 13, 2019
2. Fort Anne Marker
(view looking north • US Highway 4 on right)
away); Fort Ann War Memorial / Henry Sartwell / Lester Archer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Stone House Library (approx. half a mile away); Old Powder House Fort Ann (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Ann.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Ann Historical Marker Dedication. This marker commemorates the battle that was fought at Battle Hill less than one mile from the marker site in July 1777. This marker is along the 1777 route of British General John Burgoyne from Québec City to his defeat at Saratoga at the hands of Patriots under the command of General Horatio Gates. The Battle of Fort Ann was one of the engagements that occurred prior to the Battles of Saratoga. (Submitted on August 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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