American Encampment and General Headquarters

American Encampment and General Headquarters (HM6D3)

Location: Stillwater, NY 12170 Saratoga County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 59.118', W 73° 38.49'

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Mid-September of 1777 found an American army of 8,500 encamped on these uplands, called Bemis Heights. The soldiers worked feverishly building fortifications to block the Crown Forces marching from the north.

You can see the site of American Horatio Gates' headquarters and the field hospital about ? mile to the south.
HM NumberHM6D3
Placed BySaratoga National Historic Park, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 610756 N 4760077
Decimal Degrees42.98530000, -73.64150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 59.118', W 73° 38.49'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 59' 7.08" N, 73° 38' 29.40" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 73-87 Saratoga National Battlefield Rd, Stillwater NY 12170, US
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