The Surrender Tree

The Surrender Tree (HM5XT)

Location: Schuylerville, NY 12871 Saratoga County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 6.015', W 73° 34.738'

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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 be the turning point of the American Revolution.
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HM NumberHM5XT
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Year Placed2000
Placed BySaratoga County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 6:46pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 615638 N 4772927
Decimal Degrees43.10025000, -73.57896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 6.015', W 73° 34.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 6' 0.90" N, 73° 34' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8000-8358 Reds Rd, Schuylerville NY 12871, US
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