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

General Gates Headquarters

 
 
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. General Gates Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
General Gates
Headquarters

previous to surrender of
General Burgoyne
Oct. 17, 1777

 
Erected 1927 by New York State.
 
Location. 43° 4.645′ N, 73° 35.019′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on U.S. 4, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hemlocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Champlain Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sword Surrender Site (was approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Burgoyne Surrendered his Sword (was approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Fort Vrooman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lakes to Locks Passage (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colonel Morgan (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. General Gates Headquarters Marker
American General Horatio Gates set up his headquarters here after the victory at the October 7, 1777 Battle of Saratoga.

2. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
General Gates Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. General Gates Headquarters Marker
 

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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 355 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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