Sword Surrender Site Cultural Landscape Treatment Plan

Natural Heritage Trust, Schuylerville, New York The Sword Surrender Site place is where British General John Burgoyne ceremoniously tendered his sword to American General Horatio Gates, conceding defeat at the Battles of Saratoga in October 1777. Remarkably, this place of international importance had been in private hands since the Revolution. Fortunately, the land was purchased … Continue reading Sword Surrender Site Cultural Landscape Treatment Plan