and Site of the Battle of September 19, 1777
— History Now —The first battle of Saratoga was fought here on September 19, 1777. The map shows the troop positions. British forces drove the Americans from this place immediately around Freeman's farmhouse. Then the British fortified the area, including the buildings, with earthen and log parapet walls, entrenched, and vainly waited for reinforcements to come.
|Placed By||Saratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 7:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 611088 N 4762130|
|Decimal Degrees||43.00373333, -73.63701667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 0.224', W 73° 38.221'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 0' 13.44" N, 73° 38' 13.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-37 Saratoga National Battlefield Rd, Stillwater NY 12170, US|
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