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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 >>Click Here<<

From Stephentown History YouTube channel: Historical markers unveiled in Stephentown, NY on November 7, 2020. >>Click Here<<

Historical markers honoring Stephentown veterans who served during the American Revolution are unveiled for the first time. The markers were donated by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and have since been installed at various cemeteries in Stephentown where veterans of the American Revolution are buried.

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