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. . . their cannon shot . . . reaching every part of our camp Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
. . . their cannon shot . . . reaching every part of our camp Marker
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 — 1755
East of this site was Fort Hardy. In excavating for the Champlain Canal basin 1822, such numbers of human skeletons were found that it is believed here was the cemetary of the French garrison. — Map (db m129563) 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 — 340 — Champlain Canal
Advocated in 1792 by Philip Schuyler. Built 1823 to transport goods to market. Schuyler family owned farm on this site. — Map (db m129540) 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 — Dovegat House
Site of headquarters General Burgoyne during advance and retreat of British Army — Map (db m129655) HM
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 m129631) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
. . . — Map (db m66826) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Lakes to Locks PassageThe Great Northeast Journey — Champlain Canal Region —
Victory The Village of Victory sits perched on a bluff above the Hudson River, It owes its location to the highest waterfall on Fish Creek, the best waterpower site on the the creek's course from Saratoga Lake to the Hudson River. The . . . — Map (db m129632) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Lakes to Locks PassageThe Great Northeast Journey — Champlain Canal Region —
Northumberland

The original Town of Northumberland extended to the northwest as far as present-day Corinth and Hadley This made sense in 1798 because an overland route ran from here to there to bypass the series of waterfalls along the "big . . . — Map (db m140076) 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 — Site Of Camp of General Burgoyne
October 10th to 17th 1777 — Map (db m138775) 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 — 455 — The Hemlocks
The Hemlocks Hamlet with a grocery store and day barn for stabling mules. Served boats on the Champlain canal from ca. 1856-1915. — Map (db m140990) 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 — 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 m138952) 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 m138759) 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

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