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

Site of Skirmish

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Site of Skirmish Marker
Inscription. Site of Skirmish between Hessian troops and Cambridge settlers. Several patriots were taken prisoners, Aug. 15, 1777
 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 58.253′ N, 73° 22.64′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on New York State Route 22 just south of County Route 68, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is located in the parking lot of a garage. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge NY 12816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of British Encampment (approx. 0.7 miles away); Checkered House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Homestead of Grandma Moses (approx. 1.6 miles away); Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); A Log Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battle of Bennington (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Turnpike (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Church in Cambridge Patent (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Additional keywords. Burgoyne Campaign, Bennington Battle, 1777
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
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 320 times since then and 33 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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