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

Nov. 28, 1745

 
 
Nov. 28, 1745 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Nov. 28, 1745 Marker
Inscription. On these grounds the French and Indians killed Capt. Philip Schuyler and 30 others, burning Mills, Stores and 30 houses.

June 30, 1747, the garrison of Ft. Saratoga was surprised, when 45 men were tomahawked and scalped.

Site of the house of Capt. Schuyler in 1745 and of Gen. Philip Schuyler, U.S.A., in 1777.
 
Location. 43° 5.715′ N, 73° 34.997′ W. Marker is in Schuylerville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Broadway (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schuylerville NY 12871, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Schuyler House (within shouting distance of this marker); Flax and Linen Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schuylerville World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unknown Soldier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Earliest Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Articles of Convention (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schuylerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Schuyler House. Village of Schuylerville website. (Submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker in Schuylerville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Schuylerville
 

2. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, French and Indian
 
Schuyler House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Schuyler House
This photo of the Schuyler house was taken from the marker.
Philip Schuyler House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. Philip Schuyler House
This house is the rebuilt house of Gen. Philip Schuyler, built in 29 days in November 1777. The original house was burned down by British Gen. John Burgoyne's retreating army.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,417 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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