Van Schaick Mansion

Van Schaick Mansion (HM4FZ)

Location: Cohoes, NY 12047 Albany County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 46.043', W 73° 41.214'

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1735 - 1927
Van Schaick Mansion
Home Of
John G. Van Schaick
and his Wife Anna Patriot Americans
Built by Anthony Van Schaick
Son of Goosen Gerritsen original patentee
August 18-September 8-1777
Northern Department Continental Army
General Philip Schuyler
General Horatio Gates

Here was planned the Saratoga Campaign
And here August 19-1777
General Gates assumed command
From this place August 15-1777
General Benedict Arnold and his force
marched to relieve Fort Stanwix
Beneath this roof were received
Governor George Clinton
Gen. Benjamin Lincoln · Gen. Enoch Poor
Gen. Ebenezer Learned · Gen. John Stark
Col. Peter Gansevoort · Col. Daniel Morgan
Colonel Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Engineer of the fortifications on
Peebles Island and at Bemis Heights
Here also after the surrender
were entertained
General John Burgoyne and his staff
Erected by the Cohoes Historical Society
and the State of New York - 1927
HM NumberHM4FZ
Year Placed1927
Placed ByCohoes Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 607432 N 4735819
Decimal Degrees42.76738333, -73.68690000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.043', W 73° 41.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 2.58" N, 73° 41' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Van Schaick Ave, Cohoes NY 12047, US
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