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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walloomsac, New York

 
Clickable Map of Rensselaer County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Rensselaer County, NY (150) Albany County, NY (332) Columbia County, NY (221) Greene County, NY (97) Saratoga County, NY (464) Washington County, NY (149) Berkshire County, MA (131) Bennington County, VT (54)  RensselaerCounty(150) Rensselaer County (150)  AlbanyCounty(332) Albany County (332)  ColumbiaCounty(221) Columbia County (221)  GreeneCounty(97) Greene County (97)  SaratogaCounty(464) Saratoga County (464)  WashingtonCounty(149) Washington County (149)  BerkshireCountyMassachusetts(131) Berkshire County (131)  BenningtonCountyVermont(54) Bennington County (54)
Location of Walloomsac, New York
    Rensselaer County (150)
    Albany County (332)
    Columbia County (221)
    Greene County (97)
    Saratoga County (464)
    Washington County (149)
    Berkshire County, Massachusetts (131)
    Bennington County, Vermont (54)
 
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1New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — “Had day lasted an hour longer . . .”South
Herrick’s Approach A column of 300 men under Colonel Samuel Herrick marched over this ridge in order to attack Baum’s main position from the rear. Reinforcements Arrive No sooner had Stark’s troops overrun Baum’s main position on the top . . . Map (db m36793) HM
2New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...”East
The River Crossing Travelers on the road to Bennington in 1777 crossed the Walloomsac River on a bridge where today’s bridge stands at the foot of this hill. To defend this important crossing, Baum placed his Brunswick grenadiers and a few . . . Map (db m36790) HM
3New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — A Gathering StormNorth
By the end of July 1777, the British invasion from Canada under General John Burgoyne had progressed to Fort Edward on the Hudson River. Desperately in need of supplies, Burgoyne dispatched an expedition on August 11 under Lieutenant Colonel . . . Map (db m36780) HM
4New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Battle of BenningtonFirst Engagement — August 16th 1777 —
General John Stark with New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts Militia defeated and captured an expeditionary force sent by General Burgoyne and commanded by Colonel Baum. This was one of the first decisive victories in the War of the Revolution.Map (db m13918) HM
5New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Battle of BenningtonSecond Engagement — August 16th 1777 —
At this point occurred the defeat of Colonel Breyman, who commanded a force of 600 men sent by General Burgoyne to reinforce Colonel Baum. Colonel Seth Warner and his regiment of Vermont Rangers "Green Mountain Boys" distinguished themselves . . . Map (db m13920) HM
6New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Bennington Battle FieldAugust 16, 1777
- • • →     American Forces - ♦ →     British       x → →     Indians --------------- Erected by the State of New York August 16, 1927Map (db m36977) HM
7New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Bennington BattlefieldGeneral Stark's Victory — August 16, 1777 —
(Title is text)Map (db m13462) HM
8New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Bennington BattlefieldState Historic Site
In August 1777, militiamen from several states commanded by General John Stark defeated British forces en route to Bennington to capture supplies and horses. Revolutionary War Heritage TrailMap (db m36753) HM
9New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Bennington Battlefield
Bennington Battlefield has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the . . . Map (db m36886) HM
10New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Hoosick World War II Memorial
In grateful memory this avenue of trees is dedicated to all the brave men of The Town of Hoosick who served with the victorious forces of the United States in the Second World War 1941 – 1945. On this tablet are inscribed the names of those . . . Map (db m36854) HM
11New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington
Erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a tribute to her patriotic volunteers who rendered valuable service in the repulse of the Burgoyne invasion at the Battle of Bennington August 16, 1777.Map (db m36757) HM
12New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — New Hampshire Regiment
Position of Colonel Nichols New Hampshire RegimentMap (db m36797) HM
13New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — New Hampshire Troops1777       1927
A memorial commemorating the record of the New Hampshire troops under the command of John Stark in this import and decisive engagement August 16, 1777Map (db m36762) HM
14New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Patriots of Vermont
In grateful memory of the Patriots of Vermont and their fellow patriots from the neighboring states who here fought for American independence under the command of General John Stark and Colonel Seth Warner August 16, 1777 --------------- Erected . . . Map (db m36760) HM
15New York (Rensselaer County), Walloomsac — Vermont Rangers
Position of Colonel Herrick’s Vermont RangersMap (db m36795) HM
 
May. 16, 2021