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

Continental Road

Di- On- On- Da- Wa- Ha Trail

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Continental Road Marker
Inscription.  Col. Baum's route from Ft. Miller to Bennington August 14,1777
 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 1.235′ N, 73° 23.328′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnpike Road and Academy Street, on the right when traveling south on Turnpike Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge NY 12816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church in Cambridge Patent (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Turnpike (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cambridge War Memorials (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sergeant Frederick W. Mausert, III (approx. 0.6 miles away); Great Northern War Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old White Church Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Checkered House (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Skirmish (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Additional keywords. Burgoyne campaign, Bennington
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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