Steuben Memorial

Steuben Memorial (HM10R6)

Location: Rome, NY 13440 Oneida County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 7.516', W 75° 24.884'

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Historic New York

Historic New York

Steuben Memorial
(Three miles northwest of Remsen, Oneida County)

Home and grave of Baron Frederick William von Steuben

Drillmaster of the American Revolution

Arriving at Valley Forge in February, 1778, this German-born officer found "an army of skeletons...naked, starved, sick, discouraged," -and undisciplined. By day he drilled them for the victorious campaigns of that summer. By candlelight he wrote a MANUAL OF ARMS which is still the basis for the discipline of our armed forces.
"His services were indispensable to the achievement of American independence."
HM NumberHM10R6
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historic New York series
Year Placed1961
Placed ByThe Education Department and the Department of Public Works of the State of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 466264 N 4774809
Decimal Degrees43.12526667, -75.41473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 7.516', W 75° 24.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 7' 30.96" N, 75° 24' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)315
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1625 Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway, Rome NY 13440, US
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