Schuylerville in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Gen. Henry Knox
in the winter of 1775-1776
to deliver to
Gen. George Washington
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga
used to force the British
Army to evacuate Boston
The State of New York
during the sesquicentennial
of the American Revolution
Erected 1926 by State of New York. (Marker Number NY-14.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the General Henry Knox Trail marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 43° 0.606′ N, 73° 35.832′ W. Marker was in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of Ensign Lane and Ensign Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker had been located in front of the Ensign Hose in Schuylerville. Marker was 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 location. Site of the Taylor Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Surviving Portion of Champlain Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Saratoga Crown Forces Baggage Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Great Redoubt (approx. ¾ mile away); Burial Site of General Fraser (approx. ¾ mile away); Crown Forces Artillery Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Main Crown Forces Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away).
More about this marker. The top of the marker contained a relief scene of Gen. Knox overseeing several teams of oxen dragging the artillery pieces. The left of the marker contains a map tracing the route taken from Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass. Indicated along the route are the New York towns of Ft. George, Ft. Edward, Saratoga, Half Moon, Albany, Kinderhook, Claverack and Nobletown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail - Introduction. New York State Conservation Department. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Knox Trail - Heritage Tour Guide. The Hudson River Valley Institute. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Biography of General Henry Knox. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 330 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.