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Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony

Veteran's Park
Stephentown, NY - November 07th, 2020
Article by Ed Munger
Photo Credits: Ed Munger

Sixteen soldiers who fought in the American Revolution were commemorated during a ceremony and the unveiling of historic roadside markers at the Stephentown Veterans Park at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020.

Participants included: Saratoga Battle Chapter Color Guard of the Sons of the American Revolution; members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (some dressed in colonial garb); the Stephentown Veterans Group; the Stephentown Historical Society; members the Sons of the American Revolution from various chapters (including Saratoga Battle Chapter); and various town and other officials.

Cannon fire

Cannon Fire

Members of the recreated Bauman's Company, Second Continental Artillery Regiment fired off a Revolutionary War-era cannon replica during a veterans remembrance event in Veterans Memorial Park, Stephentown, on Saturday, November 7.

Cemetery Signs

Cemetery Signs

Historic markers honoring Revolutionary War soldiers were unveiled during the Nov. 7 veterans remembrance ceremony in Stephentown. The signs will be installed at several cemeteries throughout Stephentown where many Patriots - some almost lost to time - were buried.

Veterans Park

Veteran's Park

Dozens of people attended the remembrance ceremony Nov. 7 in Veterans Memorial Park in Stephentown.

For more information, here's a link to a Times Union article describing the event - Duty Calls: Revolutionary War soldiers to be honored

 

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