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

Gates Headquarters

 
 
Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Gates Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
Saratoga
Oct. 7, 1777

Headquarters
of
General Horatio Gates

The gift of
George M. Pullman

 
Location. 42° 58.904′ N, 73° 38.63′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on New York State Route 32, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southern end of Saratoga National Historical Park. 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 Encampment and General Headquarters (approx. mile away); New Hampshire Memorial (approx. mile away); John Neilson House and Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Unknown American Soldiers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kosciuszko (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bemis Heights (approx. 0.4 miles away); Water Battery (approx. mile away); American River Defense (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Gates Headquarters Marker
The Commanding American General made his headquarters at this site during the second Battle of Saratoga. The victory at that battle led British Gen. Burgoyne to surrender his army on October 17, 1777.

3. Saratoga National Historical Park. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Saratoga NHP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker in Saratoga NHP
Horatio Gates at Saratoga image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2015
4. Horatio Gates at Saratoga
This c. 1800 portrait of Horatio Gates by James Peale hangs in the Maryland Historical Society Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
 
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 350 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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