Revolutionary War Heritage TrailThe plans for the Battle of Saratoga were drawn up in this house in the summer of 1777, when the American Army was headquartered here. That April General Philip Schuyler and 5,000 troops retreated from Fort Edward in advance of Burgoyne's superior forces. They camped in the fields surrounding the Van Schaick Mansion, with additional encampments built on Peebles Island to the north.
|Placed By||State of New York|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 8:40am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 607426 N 4735819|
|Decimal Degrees||42.76738333, -73.68696667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 46.043', W 73° 41.218'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 46' 2.58" N, 73° 41' 13.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 Van Schaick Ave, Cohoes NY 12047, US|
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