Saratoga (HMIO)

Location: Boyce, VA 22620 Clarke County
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N 39° 5.576', W 78° 3.609'

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A half-mile east, Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan began this limestone Georgian mansion in 1779 while on furlough. He named it for the Battle of Saratoga in which he had recently distinguished himself. The house was probably constructed by Hessian soldiers held prisoner in nearby Winchester. Recalled to duty in 1780, Morgan was made a brigadier general and won a brilliant victory at Cowpens in South Carolina. In the antebellum period Saratoga was the home of Philip Pendleton Cooke, Virginia story writer and poet. It was later occupied by his brother, John Eston Cooke, historical novelist and biographer.
Marker NumberB 4
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 9:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 754256 N 4331204
Decimal Degrees39.09293333, -78.06015000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.576', W 78° 3.609'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 34.56" N, 78° 3' 36.54" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-7 Lord Fairfax Hwy, Boyce VA 22620, US
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