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Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

225th Anniversary Battles of Saratoga

1777 – 2002

 
 
225th Anniversary Battles of Saratoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. 225th Anniversary Battles of Saratoga Marker
Inscription.
Turning point in the
struggle for an independent
United States of America

Saratoga Battle Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
4 July 2002

Originally placed in honor of our
Nationís Bicentennial

 
Erected 2002 by Sons of the American Revolution, Saratoga Battle Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 0.704′ N, 73° 38.946′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Saratoga National Historical Park, behind the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brigadier General Simon Fraser (here, next to this marker); Unknown Soldiers (here, next to this marker); George O. Slingerland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); To the Battlefield (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named To the Battlefield (approx.
Marker on Saratoga Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker on Saratoga Battlefield
The surrender of Gen. Burgoyne ultimately led to French recognition and support of the American cause. The Battle of Saratoga is considered by many historians as being the turning point of the American Revolution.
0.4 miles away); The Battle of Freemanís Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prelude to History (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Breymann Redoubt (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .  Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Saratoga Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
3. Saratoga Markers
Several markers appear in the background of this photo. The 225th Anniversary marker is seen here in the center.
 
 
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 1,197 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on July 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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