Hubbardton in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Battle of Hubbardton
Only Battleﬁeld On Vermont Soil
Here on July 7, 1777 a successful rearguard action by Colonel Seth Warner’s Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire troops ended British pursuit under Generals Frazer and Reldesel. Thus, General St. Claire’s American army, retreating from Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Independence, was saved to fight near Bennington and Saratoga. Burgoyne’s 1777 drive to divide the colonies, first resisted at Hubbardton, ended in defeat at Saratoga.
Erected 1989 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Revolutionary War marker series.
Location. 43° 41.712′ N, 73° 8.308′ W. Marker is in Hubbardton, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on Monument Hill Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5696 Monument Hill Road, Castleton VT 05735, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hubbardton Battle Monument (a few steps from this marker); Germans Arrive, Americans Retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Park (within The Selleck Cabin (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Flank Near Mt. Zion (about 700 feet away); Monument Hill Charge (about 700 feet away); Dawn Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slate Pencil Manufacturing (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hubbardton.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This series of markers tell the story of the Battle of Hubbardton.
Also see . . .
1. Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site. One of the most successful rear guard actions in American history, the Battle of Hubbardton was the only Revolutionary War battle fought entirely in Vermont. (Submitted on July 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Hubbardton, July 7, 1777 at Hubbardton, Vermont. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,174 times since then. Last updated on June 16, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1. submitted on July 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.