Saratoga Battle Monument

Original Price: $11.95
Sale Price: $5.95

Stock #: 347629
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Schuylerville
State: New York (NY)
County: Saratoga
Publisher: C.W. Hughes & Co.
Postmark: 1929 Oct-22
PM City: Glens Falls
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Erected by the Saratoga Monument Association to commemorate the surrender of Burgoyne's Army to the Americans, October 17, 1777, the close of one of the fifteen decisive battles of the world. It stands on teh site of Burgoyne's fortified camp on the hill overlooking the place of his surrender. The corner stone was laid with civic and military ceremonies, October 17, 1877, and completed in June 1883. Height, 154 feet; base, 40 feet square; 190 steps lead up to the last windows, which command an enchanting view of from ten to thirty miles in all directions

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