Sons of the American Revolution
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Their deeds enrichedand glorified our nation.
This gate is dedicatedin commemoration ofthe heroic service performed atThe Battle of Springfieldduring the war forAmerican Independenceby the soldiers whose remains areresting within this sacred tract.
1776Here in the time of the American Revolution stood the Signal Beacon and by its side the cannon known as the "Old Sow" which in time of danger and invasion summoned the patriotic "Minute Men" of this vicinity to the defense of the country and the repulse…
This boulder which lay from time immemorialon this site near the turn of the old roadmarks the location of a house used byGeneral George Washingtonas temporary headquarterson October 26, 1780while on march from Totowa now Patersonto support Lafayette's expe…
Tradition placesGeorge Washingtonhere, in the summer of 1780, observing American troops thwart British efforts to reach Morristown and destroy his base of supplies.
The first advance was halted at Connecticut Farms, now Union, June 7th. The British retir…
In remembrance ofAbraham Clark 1726 - 1794A signer of the Declaration of Independence from New JerseyHe lived on this site during the formative period of the republic.__________Erected by the New Jersey Society,Sons of the American RevolutionSeptember 15, 1…
This Tablet Marks the Battle Place of Shays' RebellionJanuary 25, 1787 — · — Erected By The George Washington Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution A.D.1900
This tableterected by the Sons of the Revolutionand citizens of this vicinity onJuly 15, 1899Commemorates the Action at Tarrytownwhich occurred near this spoton July 15, 1781and also the heroism ofColonel Sheldon and Captain Hurlbutof the Second Regiment of…
Their names are imperishably inscribedupon the country's Roll of Honor.———————-Within this sacred ground rest the remains of a number of soldiers, of whom there is a record of forty-eight, all enrolled in Washington…
Turning point in thestruggle for an independentUnited States of America
Saratoga Battle ChapterSons of the American Revolution4 July 2002
Originally placed in honor of ourNation's Bicentennial
Fortification was begun in June of 1776, and the name Mount Independence was bestowed following the Declaration of Independence. Lieut. Col. Jeduthan Baldwin was the chief construction engineer. Here the exhausted American Army, Northern Department, was sta…