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

Jane McCrea

 
 
Jane McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Jane McCrea Marker
Inscription.
Killed on 27 July 1777, a
short distance to the south
of this spot. Her death
helped to defeat General
Burgoyne at Saratoga.

 
Erected 2001 by WHCS & T. Fort Edward.
 
Location. 43° 16.406′ N, 73° 35.199′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (U.S. 4) and Case Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Edward NY 12828, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial to Jane McCrea (here, next to this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (a few steps from this marker); Old Military Road (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Edward (approx. 0.6 miles away); Northeast Bastion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Fort Edward (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Moat (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Island (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Edward.
 
Also see . . .  Jane McCrea, Revolutionary War Heroine. Biography Jane McCrea of from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Jane McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Jane McCrea Marker
Jane McCrea was a loyalist who was engaged to a soldier in British General John Burgoyne's Army. On July 27, 1777, while on her way to join her fiancÚ, she was killed by an Indian allied to Burgoyne.
Marker on Route 4 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2012
3. Marker on Route 4
The Massacre of Jane McCrea image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. The Massacre of Jane McCrea
This bronze plaque depicting the death of Jane McCrea is located in the Saratoga Battle Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,504 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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