The Knox Trail - Field Inventory

Knox Trail Monument No. 12 (New York)

Knox Marker #12 MOVED: Was located along west side of Route 32 just south of the Bridge over the Hudson River at Northumberland. Now located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Route 32 and Stark's Knob Road, about one mile north of the Village of Schuylerville (Saratoga County).

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TrailTripTip: To find monument NY13, continue south on Route 4 through Village of Schuylerville and watch for monument in small memorial park on left just before leaving the village.

Context: He then crossed the river by ferry to the west side and arrived at Saratoga (Schuylerville) where he stopped and had dinner: We dined & set off about three OClock it still snowing exceeding fast... after the utmost efforts (of the) horses we reach'd Ensign's tavern 8 miles beyond Saratoga - we lodg'd.

In its original location, northward at the west end of the Northumberland bridge, this marker would have approximated the crossing point on the river. It now is located along the road Knox, and later his sleds, would have taken heading south toward Saratoga (Schuylerville).


 


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