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Breastworks - Waterford, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 47.135 W 073° 40.775
18T E 607998 N 4737850
Quick Description: The Breastworks on Peebles Island were built to "check Burgoyne's invasion".
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/12/2019 5:42:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM113YD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 2

Long Description:
text: "New York Breastworks erected under direction of Thaddeus Koscuiszko in August-September 1777 to check Burgoyne's invasion State Education Department 1949"

Thaddeus Koscuiszko (visit link)
"Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kosciuszko...was a Polish-Lithuanian military engineer, statesman, and military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States...On learning of the American Revolution, Kosciuszko, himself a man of revolutionary aspirations, sympathetic to the American cause and an advocate of human rights, sailed for America in June 1776 "
Marker Name: Breastworks

Marker Type: Roadside

Agency: State Education Department

Dedication Date: 1949

City/Town/Village Name: Waterford

County: Saratoga

Region: The Adirondacks (Region 5)

Website: Not listed

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