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Eagle Bridge in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of British Encampment

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 14, 2012
1. Site of British Encampment Marker
Inscription. August 13,1777 Col. Baum's forces camped here
 
Erected by Town of White Creek.
 
Location. 42° 57.646′ N, 73° 22.531′ W. Marker is in Eagle Bridge, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on New York State Route 22 0.2 miles from North Old State Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagle Bridge NY 12057, 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 Skirmish (approx. 0.7 miles away); Homestead of Grandma Moses (approx. 0.9 miles away); Checkered House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle of Bennington (approx. 2.5 miles away); A Log Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Home of John Wood (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Bennington (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eagle Bridge.
 
Additional keywords. Burgoyne's campaign 1777
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on September 13, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photo   1. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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