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

Town of Saratoga

 
 
Town of Saratoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Town of Saratoga Marker
Several markers with this identical text are located throughout Schuylerville.
Inscription.
Mother town of Saratoga County
First European settlers 1688
Established March 7, 1788
Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyne
to Gen. Gates Oct. 17, 1777

Revolutionary War Turning Point

 
Erected 2000 by Saratoga County.
 
Location. 43° 5.936′ N, 73° 34.586′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Ferry Street (New York State Route 29), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schuylerville NY 12871, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deridder Horse Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hardy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Army Grounded Arms (about 500 feet away); The Surrender Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Articles of Convention (approx. 0.3 miles away); Earliest Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Unknown Soldier (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schuylerville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Schuylerville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Marker in Schuylerville
Town of Saratoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Town of Saratoga Marker
This view of the marker looks east towards the Hudson River.
Town of Saratoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Town of Saratoga Marker
A western view of the marker looks in the direction of the town of Schuylerville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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