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By Steve Stoessel, December 6, 2018
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New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — 1780 Invasion
Home of Tyrannis Collins, militia captain under Gordon, raided by British & Indians. North of here all rebel men captured & houses burned — Map (db m127153) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Ballston Site Of
Site Of Rev. Ball's Log Church-1771 Ballston Town Commons-1774 Stockaded Fort-1775 Red Meeting House-1780 Ballston Academy-1804 — Map (db m92682) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Beriah Palmer
Site of Home Beriah Palmer Supervisor Ballston 1790-01 Member of Assembly 1793-95 Member of Congress 1803-05 Surrogate Saratoga County 1808-12 — Map (db m92683) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Briggs Cemetery
Founder Rev. Eliphalet Ball, Patriots James Cordon, Samuel McCrea, Michael Middlebrook, Godrge Scott, Lemuel Wilcox, Col Gregory — Map (db m127136) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Calvary Episcopal Church
Founded By Dr. Edward Davis May 7, 1849. First Service In This Building Was Christmas Eve, 1849. — Map (db m92737) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — E. Hubbell 1831
Late Federal style home of Edmond Hubbell and Mary Hubbell. Mr. Hubbell operated a woolen cloth manufactory on the Mourning Kill until ca. 1850 — Map (db m127128) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Eliphalet Ball1722-1797 — Site of original home
Founder, Ballston, 1770. Established first real settlement in Ballston — Map (db m127124) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Home of Samuel Young
Member of Assembly 1814 Speaker of Assembly 1815 State Senator 1819, 33, 34, 35, 45, 47 Candidate for Governor of N.Y. 1825. Died here 1850 — Map (db m127130) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Inn of William Bettys
This Building Was A Public Inn During the Revolution. William Bettys, Proprietor — Map (db m92679) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — James Gordon

Home of James Gordon Colonel Revolutionary War Member of Assembly, State Senator First Supervisor Town Ballston Member of Congress Washington visited here 1783 — Map (db m127216) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Kingsley Inn
Established 1795 By William Kingsley Tavern On Stagecoach Route Halfway Between Ballston Spa And Schenectady — Map (db m92738) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Larkin House
Built On Indian Trail In Late 1700's. Larkin Family Farm For Generations. Road Paved By Prisoners From Comstock Prison in the 1930's. — Map (db m92740) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — McDonalds Site
At Shore of Ballston Lake ½ Mile From This Spot Brothers Michael And Nicholas McDonald Built Log Cabin in 1763. — Map (db m92680) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Stephen White
Settled Here-1771. Served As Cpt. in Militia. Taken By British. Wife, Phebe Was Town Midwife. House Was Social Center. He Died 1793. — Map (db m92681) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Stevens School
Built in 1916 For Burnt Hills Ballston Lake 1st Consolidated And 2nd Centralized District In New York State — Map (db m92726) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Trip-Hammer
Site of water-powered forge shop and residence of Sylvester Blood (1785-1866) and wife, Loretta. Shop made scythes and axes until 1825 — Map (db m127127) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Waterman House
Home of Asa Waterman- Revolutionary War officer. He captured Tories and fought at Bemis Heights. Family farm for generations. — Map (db m39490) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Ballston Center
Samuel Southard Tavern - early graveyard - post office -blacksmith shop - stores. George Washington rode through in 1783 — Map (db m127035) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Ballston Church
Congregation formed 1771 by Rev. Eliphalet Ball. Fourth house of worship built 1859. Church burned in Oct 1993 Steeple saved. Rebuilt to the glory of God in 1994 — Map (db m127033) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Birthplace of Abner Doubleday
Birthplace Major-Gen Abner Doubleday Ballston Spa June 26 1819 Founder of Baseball 1839 A Civil War Hero at Battle of Gettysburg 1863 — Map (db m65261) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Captain Abner Doubleday
Captain Abner Doubleday Major General, United States Army Born on June 26, 1819 in Ballston Spa, N.Y. he resided in his childhood at a home located at the corner of Washington and Fenwick, a few blocks from here. He attended . . . — Map (db m64584) HM WM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Colonial Inn
This building erected in 1797 was for many years a public tavern — Map (db m127040) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — East Line
An early community ca. 1780 shared by Malta & Ballston Townships. ME. church built 1809. Nearby was a hotel, a tavern, by 1837 a R.R. stop — Map (db m127123) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Here in 1800 / Here in 1900
Here in 1800 A Bathing Green, Bath House And Mineral Spring Were Used By Visitors From Six Boarding Houses and Five Private Summer Homes. Here In 1900 Shoppers Going to Front St. And Workers Walking Through The Tunnel . . . — Map (db m65729) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — McCrea Hill
Brothers James, Sam, & Wm. McCrea built near here 1771. James and Sam fought for Rev. War. Wm. sided with British. Sister Jane martyred 1777. — Map (db m127211) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Samuel Davis MD
Born 1765 - Died 1840 Practiced medicine from here for 50 years. House was a station on the Underground Railroad. — Map (db m127073) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Site of
First courthouse and jail of Saratoga County. Erected 1796 destroyed by fire, 1816 — Map (db m127070) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Batchellerville — S. Batcheller Home
Built 1820's by Lumber Businessman Sherman Batcheller. Later owned by Lucian Degolia owner of large washboard and woodenware shop in back. — Map (db m45746) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Bemis Heights — NY-15 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9792) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — CharltonEst. 1792
Historic District Boundary. Jesse Conde Settled here in 1774 — Map (db m126739) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton
Est. 1792 Historic District Boundary William Clark settled here 1786 — Map (db m126740) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — CharltonEst. 1792
Historical District Boundary. Eli Northrup settled here in 1785 — Map (db m126741) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — CharltonEst. 1792
Historic District Boundary. Dr. William Mead settled here in 1794 — Map (db m126742) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton Academy
Founded 1859, by Rev. James Crocker, destroyed by fire April 1948. Donated by Charlton Grange — Map (db m126385) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton Museum
St. Paul's Episopal Church Built 1804 Dist#8 School 1859-1948 Charlton Historical Society First Meeting Jan 17, 1966 — Map (db m126743) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Conde CreekSawmill Site
Here 1800 stood a sawmill built and operated by Simon I. Van Patten — Map (db m126934) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Harmony Corners
School District #9 - 1865-1962 Harmony Hall built 1892 by Patrons of Industry Farmers Club organized 1903 Harmony Community Center 1989 — Map (db m126929) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Jeremiah Smith Cemetery
Earliest recorded Burial: Elisha Hawley - Born 1780 Died 1797. This plot of ground set aside as a burial ground by Jeremiah Smith from his farm (small lot #4, 200 acres of the 5,000 acre tract). Smith purchased this land on November 3, 1774 of the . . . — Map (db m126542) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — John W. Taylor
Birthplace of John W. Taylor Mar. 1784 -Sept. 1854 Twice Speaker -U.S. House of Representatives N.Y. Senator-Assemblyman. — Map (db m126728) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — 475 — Pine Grove
Burials from 1776. Incorp. 1848. Some stones relocated from Presbyterian Church 1878. Revolutionary War, Civil War, other veterans buried here. — Map (db m126835) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Presbyterian Church
Organized Jan 3, 1788 by settlers from Freehold Monmouth Co. New Jersey. Present Edifice built 1852-53 — Map (db m126733) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Scotch Church
Presbyterian church founded by Scottish settlers - 1792. Present Victorian-Gothic structure dedicated in 1881. Cemetery established 1778. National Historic Site 1998Map (db m62717) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Scotch Street
Scottish settlement 1775 cemetery 1778, church 1792 farms, School #2, blacksmith cooper, ice harvesting, store sawmill, telephone exchange — Map (db m126928) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Slab Troy
5,000 acre tract once a hamlet of mills & trades located on the Alplaus Kill. Little Troy School Dist. #7 New Stage Road bridge 1967 — Map (db m126945) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Stage Run1802-1843
Jerome Farm near this road. Birthplace of Isaac Jerome, great grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill. October 26, 1786 — Map (db m126544) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — The Charlton School
Founded 1895 by John S. Hawley as the Charlton Industrial Farm School for Troubled Boys. Burned April 2, 1938. Rebuilt for young women in 1955. — Map (db m126841) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Best House
1815 Federal Home of Abraham Best Family From Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y. He Died in 1871 at age 81. — Map (db m34759) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Center Baptist Church
Church, C. 1830 Clifton Park Center Baptist Church Formed 1794 By Abijah Peck, Whose Home Is Located Across The Road. — Map (db m117280) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clutes Dry Dock
Volvyder's Dry Dock, 1825. Re-established by Nicholas Clute, 1852. Canal boats built and repaired here. Settlement abandoned 1907. — Map (db m49876) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Erie Canal
Canal Dug in 1822 and enlarged in 1842. Remains of both canals are evident. Opened from Albany to Buffalo, 1825. — Map (db m12059) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Jonesville Academy 1836-76
Private Boarding School Offering an Academic, Commercial, Classical and "Ornamental" Education. 181 Students in 1852. — Map (db m70265) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — L Garnsey House
c. 1830 home of Levi Garnsey family. Sold to Barney Caldwell in 1868, and still owned and farmed by desc. in 1995 — Map (db m125399) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Peck House
C. 1807 Home Of Abijah Peck (1758-1848) Founder And First Pastor Of Clifton Park Center Baptist Church — Map (db m117451) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — This is the Way NorthHistoric New York
          Since pre-historic times, this route has served Indian hunting and war parties as they traveled between the north country and the southern region of New York State. This area was once considered the key to domination of Colonial North . . . — Map (db m56853) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Turnpike
Route of Saratoga Turnpike from Waterford to Ballston and Saratoga c. 1829. A private road paved with wood planks in 1849. — Map (db m127277) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Day — Conklingville Cemetery
Created 1924. There Were 381 Graves Reinterred From 7 Area Cemeteries Due To The Flooding Of The Sacandaga Valley — Map (db m97403) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — Barker's Store
Built in 1847 by John Barker. Operated Continuously As A Store Until 1945. Believed To Have Been A Stop On The Underground Railroad. — Map (db m57384) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — Batchellerville
On this site was located the historic village of Batchellerville inundated in 1930 by the Sacandaga reservoir. — Map (db m67783) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — 389 — Batchellerville Presbyterian ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Erected 1867, Moved To Present Site 1930 To Escape Rising Waters Of Sacandaga Reservoir. — Map (db m122295) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — Carriage Shop
Erected Prior to 1828, Arad & Leonard Copeland operated the water - powered shop. In 1884 converted to machine shop by John W. Latcher. — Map (db m20857) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — Covered Bridge
Built by Arad Copeland below Beecher Falls in 1879. Only NYS Queenpost Truss Bridge. Placed on NYS and National Register in 1998 — Map (db m35154) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — Old Country Store
Built 1875 on west side Main St. opp. Fox Hill Rd. by Faulkner Noyes and Charles Wait. At times a post office. Moved to its present site c. 1929. — Map (db m68324) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Edinburg — Tennantville
Site of Woodenware Community Founded by Tennant Family-1823 W/3 Story Mill, Store; School. Mfg. Clothespins, Bowls; Lath. Last Mill Burned 1915. — Map (db m88357) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Galway — Galway Village
One half-mile square, with four corners for a center; settled by early Scots 1774 incorporated April 18, 1838 — Map (db m126925) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Galway — Home of George Scott
Settled here 1774. British and Indians attacked 1780. Scott was tomahawked and house was pillaged, He died in 1785. — Map (db m127172) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Galway — Seabury Mills
1850 Mill complex included a carding mill, vinegar works, saw mill, and feed mill operated over 60 years by the Seabury family — Map (db m127167) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Galway — Site Of John McClelland
House and store 1774 Original Scottish settler opened first store 1780 served as first town supervisor from 1792-1794 — Map (db m126931) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Galway — The Gere House
Built 1794 by Isaac Gere IV Col. Isaac Gere b. 1765 d. 1849 Town supervisor in 1803 State Senator 1830-1834 — Map (db m126942) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Hadley — (Hadley Mountain) Fire Tower
Fire Tower Erected of wood in 1916 Steel tower erected in 1920 Cabin built to house ranger Closed 1990, restored and staffed summers from 1996 — Map (db m9257) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Hadley — Bow Bridge
This 1885 Parabolic Bridge Replaced 1813 Built Covered Bridge Which Burned. Placed On National Register 3/1977 Closed November 1983 — Map (db m95255) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Hadley — Hadley Station
1st Train To Hadley 12/1865 Merged With D&H 11/1902 Hotel Guests Met At Station Hadley Depot Closed 8/1958 Station Has Been Demolished Erected 1999 By Town of HadleyMap (db m97390) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Spice Factory
Established in 1859 by Joshua Anthony produced baking powder. Spice grinding and extracts operated until 1920 — Map (db m125354) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Town of Halfmoon
Organized in 1788 as one of the four original towns of Saratoga County, Halfmoon became a residential community in the late 20th century. — Map (db m70842) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Malta — Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth
Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth 1837 - 1861 Site of childhood home First Union officer killed in the Civil War Erected in 2013 by the Town of MaltaMap (db m71469) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Malta — Dunning Street Rural Cemetery
“Burying Ground” set off by Michael Dunning from farm. Oldest grave 1775, his first wife Hannah, and graves of many other pioneer settlers. Designated a Malta Landmark 1990 — Map (db m66806) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Malta — Malta Drive-In Signs
Open-air theater started in 1949 by Sarto and Leona Smaldone, Drive-In purchased in 1988 by brothers Ed and Tom Caro, in operation for over 50 years. Designated a Malta Landmark 2007Map (db m40426) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Malta — Wiggins – Collamer
Home of George Wiggins. Land, 1821. House c. 1835 150 years in one family. Given Town of Malta 1972 by Nelson P. Collamer. Great, Great Grandson. — Map (db m66807) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Mechanicsville — Canal Square
Site of grist, lumber & knit- ting mills dating to 1783. John Short’s Saloon hosted canal travelers here in 1832 where Central Ave. now runs. — Map (db m56895) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Mechanicville — Col. Ellsworth
Lincoln’s law clerk, first Union officer killed in Civil War 5-24-1861. Final resting place Hudson View Cemetery, Mechanicville, with parents. — Map (db m40737) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Mechanicville — NY-17 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this Place Passed Gen. Henry Knox In the Winter of 1775 - 1776 To Deliver To Gen. George Washington At Cambridge The Train of Artillery From Fort Ticonderoga Used to Force the British Army to Evacuate Boston . . . — Map (db m23712) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Mechanicville — Historic Yards
Historic Yards First Linked to Rail in 1835 major yards were built by Hoosic Tunnel, D&H, Fitchburg & B&M Lines. By 1912 it was third largest yard in U.S.A — Map (db m40828) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Mechanicville — Immigrant City
Yankees settled in 1760’s. Irish, Italians, & Polish immigrants came to mills & RR yards in late 1800’s, creating our proud ethnic heritage — Map (db m126384) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Mechanicville — Newtown
Newtown Baptist Church located on this corner in 1791. The cemetery contains graves of the first settlers. — Map (db m125363) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Northville — Beecher's Store
Early stage coach stop and site of town's first post office. Original house built c. 1802. Post office moved to Edinburg 4-Corners in 1948 — Map (db m43815) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Aqueduct, 1842
Aqueduct, 1842 Second aqueduct erected on site to carry Erie Canal across Mohawk River. Nearby are Locks 21 & 22 and a former canal store. — Map (db m37826) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Country Club Acres, 1957
Clifton Park's first residential development. Begun by Robert Van Patten, (1919-1990) — Map (db m125360) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Garnsey House
1791 Federal home of Nathan Garnsey and his son Nathan Jr., the 2nd supervisor of Clifton Park in 1829. — Map (db m126241) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Rexford Cemetery
Active 1799-1854 Rexford and Knowlton families Relocated c. 1925 to Vale Cemetery, Schenectady — Map (db m125456) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Rexford House
Edward Rexford settled here from England c. 1763. Early home enlarged by Cyrus Rexford in 1883. — Map (db m125396) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Southard House
C. 1845 Greek Revival home of Jonas (1802-1878) and Elsie Demarest Southard. Later owned by Rexford Hotel owner John McLane. — Map (db m126239) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Tavern c. 1820
Store and tavern of Samuel Grooms. First Clifton Park Town Board meeting held here in 1828. — Map (db m126828) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Rexford — Vischer House
c. 1801 Home of Nicholas (1777-1841) and Catherine Van Vranken Vischer. He was grandson of Vischer Ferry’s first settler. — Map (db m126833) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Round Lake — Round Lake
Established by Round Lake Camp Meeting Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church of the Troy Conference, Chartered May 5, 1868, by the State Legislature. First Camp Meeting September 1 - 10, 1868. — Map (db m48153) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Bryan Home
Erected 1832 on the site of the Log Cabin Inn of Alexander Bryan Revolutionary Scout — Map (db m61668) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Columbian Spring
Discovered in 1803 by Gideon Putnam while clearing land around Congress Park. Purchased by John Clark in 1823, he constructed a Grecian pavillion over it in 1840. The City and Historical Society rebuilt the structure in 1981. Presently the . . . — Map (db m40625) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Congress Park
Historic Congress Park incorporates an early park, a former gambling casino, the site of one of Saratoga Springs’ great hotels, and several historic sculptures. Gideon Putnam founded this part of Saratoga Springs, the “Lower . . . — Map (db m36633) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Hall of Springs
The ceremony in which the cornerstone of the Hall of Springs was laid July 12, 1933, marked the beginning of the New Spa's development. Waters from the Geyser, Hathorn, and Coesa Springs were piped into the Hall of Springs for patrons to drink while . . . — Map (db m48201) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Lincoln Bathhouse
The Lincoln Bathhouse was established in 1915, converted from the abandoned Natural Carbonic Gas Company Plant. Although this bathhouse accommodated large numbers of patrons, it could not keep up with the demand, so construction of the Washington . . . — Map (db m48323) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — New York State County Highway Superintendents Association
Site of the first meeting of the New York State County Highway Superintendent Association Held in 1909 at the Worden Hotel. All 57 Counties Present. — Map (db m50803) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Solomon Northup
Born 1808 A Free Man. Lured from Saratoga, kidnapped & sold into slavery, 1841; rescued, 1853. Author, "Twelve Years A Slave". City of Saratoga Springs 1999Map (db m50385) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — Standard Time
Adopted November 18, 1883 — • — First Conceived By Charles F. Dowd, Ph.D. 1825 - 1904 Educator Scholar Saratogian — Map (db m50510) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Saratoga Springs — The 77th Regiment, New York Volunteers
The Seventy-Seventh Regiment, New York Volunteers (Bemis Heights Battalion) Third Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps. Army of the Potomac. 1861 —— * —— 1865 Took part in all the campaigns of the Army of the . . . — Map (db m40658) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — . . . their cannon shot . . . reaching every part of our camp
. . . [our] men lay continuously upon their arms [weapons], [with] the enemy incessantly cannonading us, and their rifle and cannon shot reaching every part of our camp.. Thomas Anbury, ensign, 24th Regiment of Foot Imagine a heavy . . . — Map (db m66799) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — A Good Place to Set Up Camp
In 2005, archeologists found evidence here that people had been camping here near this wetland pond more than 7,000 years ago. Fire-cracked rocks, a large food roasting platform made of cobblestones, and a flint tool-and-weapon workshop are all . . . — Map (db m66802) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.           Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114218) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Articles of Convention
Near This Spot October 16, 1777 American and British officers met and consummated “Articles of Convention” of General Burgoyne of the British Army to General Gates of the American Army and on this historic ground of Saratoga the British . . . — Map (db m9143) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — British Army Grounded Arms
On these fields the British Army grounded arms at the surrender. — Map (db m9312) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — British Artillery Park
Here on retreat from Bemis Heights night October 10th 1777 British Army parked artillery. — Map (db m89672) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Burgoyne Hopelessly Surrounded
American patrols had cut off any communication with the outside world. There was barely enough food left to last the British army here a week. The field fortifications were indeed formidable, but the outnumbered defenders in the lines were bone . . . — Map (db m66801) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Burgoyne Surrendered his Sword
Here Gen. Burgoyne surrendered his sword to Gen. Gates, Oct. 17, 1777. — Map (db m56870) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Camp of General Burgoyne
Site of Camp of General Burgoyne October 10th to 17th 1777 — Map (db m9316) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Colonel Morgan
held this position to prevent British retreat to west. — Map (db m66776) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Continental Barracks
Site of Continental Barracks where General Stark tried and condemned the Tory Lovelass as a spy. — Map (db m9320) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Deridder Horse Ferry
Site of Deridder Horse Ferry — Map (db m56865) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Desert Shield / Desert Storm
U.S.S. Saratoga (CV 60) and Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW 17) Deployment August 7, 1990 – March 28, 1991 In memory of our twenty-three fallen shipmates during Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm Dedicated by the crew of the U.S.S. . . . — Map (db m66825) WM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Dutch Reformed Church
Northernmost church in New York State in 1777 — Map (db m56871) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Earliest Cemetery
Site of the earliest cemetery at Saratoga (Schuylerville) Removal 1840 — Map (db m56872) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — First Bridge
Here bore stone tablet now buried in roadway reading “The Union - It must be preserved. Gen’l Jackson. A. D. 1834”. — Map (db m88542) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Flax and Linen Mill
Site of First Flax and Linen Mill in America built 1810. — Map (db m19858) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Fort Hardy
British Supply Post 1755 – 63 Here Gen. John Burgoyne’s defeated British troops in the ruins of the fort lay down their arms 1777 — Map (db m56862) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Fort Vrooman
Site of Fort Vrooman   1689 Fort Saratoga   1702 Rebuilt by Philip Livingston   1721 Fort Clinton   1746 Rebuilt and named for Governor — Map (db m56869) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — NY-12 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9787) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — NY-13 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9789) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — NY-14 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of . . . — Map (db m56961) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — General Stark
General Stark held this position to prevent British retreat to north. — Map (db m9317) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
. . . — Map (db m66826) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Nov. 28, 1745
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. . . . — Map (db m9298) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Schuylerville World War I Monument
Honor Roll To the men of the Town of Saratoga who served the American colors in 1917 – The Great World War – 1919 for Liberty and Humanity *       * In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice *       *       * And in honor of . . . — Map (db m56873) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Stark’s Knob
. . . — Map (db m19857) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Sword Surrender SiteOctober 17, 1777
At Saratoga, the British campaign that was supposed to crush America’s rebellion ended instead in a surrender that changed the history of the world.- Historian and author Richard Ketchum, 1997 Decisively defeated in the Battles of . . . — Map (db m66787) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Canal SystemErie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
< The Canal System Marker >Welcome to the NYS Canal System, one of the world’s premier inland waterways. The 524-mile Canal System includes the legendary Erie Canal, and the Champlain, Oswego and Cayaga-Seneca canals. The waterways travel . . . — Map (db m89832) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Last Ditch Defenses
“ . . . the army was posted as well as the ground would admit of, fortifying our Camp, and preparing for any attempt that the Enemy . . . might . . . make.”Thomas Anbury, ensign, 24th Regiment of Foot Here, after a brutal . . . — Map (db m66800) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Loyalists Leave Early
I was in great anxiety and distress of mind knowing how impossible it was that any Capitulation could provide for my Security . . .John Peters, lieutenant-colonel commandant Queen’s Loyal Rangers There were hundreds of American soldiers . . . — Map (db m66794) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Marshall House
House occupied by Madame Riedesel and the wounded officers of Gen. Burgoyne’s army Oct. 10, 1777. — Map (db m89673) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Schuyler House
“. . . we passed Hudson’s river, and encamped in the plains of Saratoga, at which place there is a handsome and commodious dwelling-house . . .”, so wrote an officer of British General John Burgoyne’s invading army in September, . . . — Map (db m9299) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Stench of Failure
Before he left England in 1776, General John Burgoyne bet a friend 50 gold guineas that he would return home triumphant in a year. His invasion force left Canada in June 1777 with pomp and spectacle, looking invincible. After marching hundreds of . . . — Map (db m66797) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — The Surrender Tree
This tree commemorates a great elm tree under which it is said that British General John Burgoyne signed the “Convention of Saratoga” by which he surrendered his forces to American General Horatio Gates, October 17, 1777. Considered to . . . — Map (db m9308) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Town of Saratoga
Mother town of Saratoga County First European settlers 1688 Established March 7, 1788 Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyne to Gen. Gates Oct. 17, 1777 Revolutionary War Turning Point — Map (db m56864) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Town of Saratoga
Mother town of Saratoga County First European settlers 1688 Established March 7, 1788 Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyne to Gen. Gates Oct. 17, 1777 Revolutionary War Turning Point — Map (db m56867) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Town of Saratoga
Mother town of Saratoga County First European settlers 1688 Established March 7, 1788 Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyne to Gen. Gates Oct. 17, 1777 Revolutionary War Turning Point — Map (db m56868) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Two Brothers Meet Again
During the . . . [truce] the soldiers of the two armies often . . . discoursed with each other from the opposite banks of the river . . . a soldier in the 9th Regiment, named [Patrick] Maguire, came down to . . . the river, with a number of his . . . — Map (db m66796) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — U.S.S. Saratoga1927
Ship’s bell of the U.S.S. Saratoga (CV-3) — Map (db m66827) WM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Unknown Soldier
Here [in] 1880, while excavating for Bullard Paper Mill chimney, the remains of an unknown soldier and his horse were exhumed. — Map (db m19861) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — USS Saratoga: Turning point in America’s second war with England
After the American victory in 1777, the name Saratoga became linked to a developing shared American identity. The second war ship christened the U.S.S. Saratoga was a 26-gun corvette built in the spring of 1814 on Lake Champlain for use . . . — Map (db m89776) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Victory Woods
You are standing upon land that witnessed a momentous event – an outcome considered unimaginable at the time. What happened here forever altered human history. In early October 1777, during the American Revolution, 6,000 British soldiers . . . — Map (db m66788) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Victory Woods
You are standing upon land that witnessed a momentous event – an outcome considered unimaginable at the time. What happened here forever altered human history. In early October 1777, during the American Revolution, 6,000 British soldiers . . . — Map (db m66789) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Victory Woods
You are standing upon land that witnessed a momentous event – an outcome considered unimaginable at the time. What happened here forever altered human history. In early October 1777, during the American Revolution, 6,000 British soldiers . . . — Map (db m66793) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — You’ve Been Robbed!
These woods should have been a treasure-trove of Revolutionary War artifacts. Yet recent archeological work here have yielded not a single remnant from the 2,500 British soldiers who camped here in 1777. Over the years some people illegally . . . — Map (db m66805) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — 225th Anniversary Battles of Saratoga1777 – 2002
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 Nation’s Bicentennial — Map (db m9171) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — American Encampment and General HeadquartersHistory Now
Mid-September of 1777 found an American army of 8,500 encamped on these uplands, called Bemis Heights. The soldiers worked feverishly building fortifications to block the Crown Forces marching from the north. You can see the site of American . . . — Map (db m9882) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — American River Defense
Standing here in the summer of 1777, with you back to the invading Crown Forces, you would have seen the eastern leg of the American fortifications which surrounded Bemis Heights. The white stakes across the ravine mark the southern end of these . . . — Map (db m11533) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — American River Fortifications
Skillful military engineering converted this bluff into a stronghold. Gun batteries on the river flats below commanded even the hills on the other side of the river. Behind you, across the ravine, was the main American line. It was this the British . . . — Map (db m11531) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Americans Attack
Still caught in the frenzy of fighting at the Barber Wheat Field, American troops launched savage attacks across this area in a vain attempt to drive the Crown Forces from these fortifications. — Map (db m11508) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Anchor of the American Line
Artillery and infantry positions along this bluff commanded the road to Albany. This defense line forced the British army to fight on American terms. — Map (db m11561) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Arnold’s Assault
While Morgan’s Light Corps, the 5th and 6th Massachusetts Continentals and other American troops attacked the Breymann Redoubt from the front, the intrepid Benedict Arnold – without a command of his own - joined a handful of Americans in a . . . — Map (db m9825) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Asa Chatfield Farm
The farmhouse which stood near here was used as an American observation post. Between the engagements, Patriot pickets held the near side of the Middle Ravine; British pickets, the far side. — Map (db m9894) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Bemis Heights
You are on the crest of Bemis Heights at the apex of the American defense lines. Nearby were a fortified barn, batteries, infantry breastworks, hospital, headquarters and encampment sites. — Map (db m9878) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Benedict Arnold Boot Monument
Erected 1887 by John Watts de Peyster Brev. Maj. Gen. S.N.Y. 2nd V. Pres’t Saratoga Mon’t Ass’t’n In memory of the “most brilliant soldier” of the Continental Army, who was desperately wounded on this spot, the sally port of Burgoynes . . . — Map (db m9141) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Bloody Knoll
This reconstruction is one of two small outworks that were built to provide forward protection for the much larger Balcarres Redoubt. The knoll derives its name from the many casualties suffered in this area during the fighting of October 7, 1777. . . . — Map (db m11510) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Brig. Gen. Abraham Ten Broeck
. . . — Map (db m10086) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Brigadier General Simon Fraser
Born: Invernesshire, Scotland Died: Saratoga, New York This memorial commemorates the death and burial October 8, 1777 of General Simon Fraser, a loyal Highlander, trusted soldier, and respected leader of Burgoyne’s advance corps who was mortally . . . — Map (db m9374) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Burgoyne’s Headquarters
Scaled in size according to the rank of the occupant, Crown Force officers’ tents – or marquees – graced the American wilderness with fluttering pennants, elegant fringe and elaborate awnings and breezeways. The several large, colorful . . . — Map (db m9864) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Burgoyne’s Retreat
On the night of October 8, Burgoyne began his retreat northward. At Saratoga (Schuylerville) his army was surrounded by the Americans. After a week of siege, Burgoyne surrendered on October 17, 1777, by the terms of the Convention of Saratoga. . . . — Map (db m10046) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Burial Site of General FraserHistory Now
The British General Simon Fraser, mortally wounded during the battle of October 7, 1777, was buried near this site the following day. — Map (db m10065) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Colonel Joseph Cilly
At the height of the fighting in the Barber Wheat Field, when New Hampshire Continentals overran two British cannons, an excited American officer, Colonel Joseph Cilly, leaped upon one of the smoking guns to claim it for the Patriots’ cause. — Map (db m10022) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Crown ForcesHistory Now
Crown Forces beat off repeated American attacks against this fortified position from about 3:30 in the afternoon until dusk on October 7, 1777. — Map (db m11505) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Crown Forces Artillery Park
When Burgoyne ordered his army into retreat, the Crown Forces Artillery Park – located on the flat area below and to your right – became a scene of frantic activity. The artillery equipment assembled there – larger field guns and . . . — Map (db m36826) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Crown Forces Baggage Park
When the order came to retreat, the civilian teamsters contracted by the British – many from Canada – began harnessing teams of horses and yoking pairs of bawling oxen in the Baggage Park on the flat directly below you. Wagons and . . . — Map (db m36828) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Dirck Swart House
Headquarters Aug. 3 – 14, 1777, of Gen. Philip Schuyler. Arnold marched from here to relief of Fort Stanwix. — Map (db m36811) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Earthworks
On the wooded hill to the left stand Earthworks thrown up by Amer. Army before the Battle of Saratoga 1777 State Education Department 1932Map (db m11563) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Ferry Lane
Oct. 1777 Burgoyne’s Brunswick troops marched through this lane to Vandenburgh Ferry and prison camp at Cambridge, Mass. — Map (db m36809) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Forgotten Lives; Working Class Families of the Canal Era Revealed
The Champlain Canal/Bemis Heights site is a residential site first occupied during the 1830s soon after the construction of the Champlain Canal. The highway (NY 32) was developed during the eighteenth century as a north-south passage between the . . . — Map (db m28605) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Freeman Houseand Site of the Battle of September 19, 1777 — History Now
The first battle of Saratoga was fought here on September 19, 1777. The map shows the troop positions. British forces drove the Americans from this place immediately around Freeman’s farmhouse. Then the British fortified the area, including the . . . — Map (db m11504) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Gates Headquarters
Saratoga Oct. 7, 1777 Headquarters of General Horatio Gates The gift of George M. Pullman — Map (db m56882) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — NY-16 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m23709) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — General Fraser Was Struck
As the carnage in the Barber Wheat Field neared an end, Brigadier General Simon Fraser was struck by a rifle ball while directing a holding action to cover the retreat. Grievously wounded, the brave British general was carried from the battlefield. — Map (db m10021) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — General Gates Headquarters
Site of General Gates Headquarters previous to surrender of General Burgoyne Oct. 17, 1777 — Map (db m56890) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — HS40 — George O. Slingerland1872 – 1932
. . . — Map (db m36861) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Harmanus Schuyler Mansion
Site of Harmanus Schuyler Mansion Washington, Schuyler and Clinton were entertained here in 1783. — Map (db m56894) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — HS51 — Here Frazer Fell
Oct. 7th, 1777 His forces scattered by Morgan’s riflemen. Gift of J.W.Drexel — Map (db m9381) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Historic Sites
Fort Ingoldsby   built 1709 Fort Winslow   built 1756 Montressor’s Blockhouse & Storehouse Barracks   1758 Schuylers Supply Depot   1777 — Map (db m56897) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — John Hardin Memorial
Saratoga 1777 British Redoubt To commemorate the services of Lieutenant John Hardin of Morgan’s Rifle Corps who led a successful reconnaissance Sept. 18, 1777. Who also distinguished himself in the battles fought on this ground Sept. 19 and . . . — Map (db m66808) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — John Neilson House and FarmHistory Now
John Neilson, who farmed this land, cast his lot with the Patriot cause. The building you see is a restoration of his original home. By mid-September 1777, the American Army had taken over Neilson’s house and barn, and enclosed much of his farm . . . — Map (db m9886) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — HS43 — Kosciuszko1746 - 1817
In memory of The Noble Son of Poland Brig. General Thaddeus Kosciuszko Military Engineer Soldier of the War of Independence who under the command of General Gates selected and fortified these fields for the great Battle of Saratoga in which the . . . — Map (db m9690) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Main British EncampmentHistory Now
In marked contrast to the officers’ marquees were hundreds of enlisted men’s tents. The main British encampment of some 4,000 soldiers extended east of Balcarres Redoubt to beyond the crest of the rise in front of you and to your left. Markers in . . . — Map (db m9863) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Main Crown Forces Hospital
Burgoyne’s retreating army was forces to leave its sick and wounded to the care of the Americans. The main British medical facilities were located on the flat area below and to your right. — Map (db m36824) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Mead’s Tavern
The site of the first Saratoga County Board of Supervisors’ meeting on June 2, 1791. — Map (db m36816) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Montgomery Lodge R.A.M.Bicentennial comm. 1977
Site of Montgomery Lodge R.A.M. Chartered 1791; hall built 1806 first floor was early village school. — Map (db m79972) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — HS45 — New Hampshire Memorial1777 --- 1927
“I dedicate this gun to the American Cause.” Colonel Joseph Cilley In honor of Enoch Poor Brigadier-General of the New Hampshire troops Joseph Cilley Colonel of the First Regiment Henry Dearborn Colonel of the Second Regiment . . . — Map (db m10084) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — New York and Massachusetts Forces
Under intense pressure from the Massachusetts Continentals and New York and Massachusetts militia, units of the German Brunswick and Hesse-Hanau regiments were forced back from this site near the center of the battle line. — Map (db m66813) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Nicholas Fish
In memory of Nicholas Fish Major 2nd N.Y. Reg. Engaged in the battle on these grounds. Saratoga 1777 — Map (db m56887) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — North Redan
If the ‘redcoats’ had advanced down the road below toward Albany the guns of this strongpoint would have been the first to greet them. In 1777 the road swung from its present route diagonally across the fields below you toward the river. — Map (db m9932) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Patriots’ Eye-View
The road and river below led to Albany. They were Burgoyne’s invasion route. Americans watched and waited here for him to come. — Map (db m11530) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Prelude to HistoryHistory Now
When news of the British invasion reached the farmers who tilled these fields, some went north to join the Crown Forces. Such a loyalist was John Freeman. On a hot summer afternoon in 1777, one of Freeman’s neighbors who stayed to fight for the . . . — Map (db m9870) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Redoubt
Here stood one of the strongest units of the American river fortifications. It was strengthened by the water batteries along the river. — Map (db m9938) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Rockefeller Memorial
In honor of Adjutant Philip Rockefeller Lieutenant Peter Rockefeller Lieutenant William Rockefeller Captain Diel Rockefeller Privates Simon Rockefeller Diehl Rockefeller Christian Rockefeller John Rockefeller Henry Rockefeller --------------- . . . — Map (db m66812) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Saratoga 1777
Here Morgan reluctant to destroy so noble a foe was forced by patriotic necessity to defeat and slay the gentle and gallant Fraser. To commemorate the magnanimity of Morgan’s heroic nature and his stern sense of duty to his country, this tablet is . . . — Map (db m9378) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Saratoga 1777The Great Ravine
Here the battle raged back and forth on Sept. 19 and Oct. 7. Here Major Acland was wounded ---------- The gift of Mrs Estelle Willoughby — Map (db m9383) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Saratoga 1777
Here the first assault was made by the Americans on the British line of battle October 7th in memory of John M. Brown — Map (db m9739) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — Saratoga 1777
The Battle of Sep. 19th Freeman’s Farm — Map (db m36830) HM

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