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History of Saratoga, New York, USA

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(Schuylerville) (Victory)

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Saratoga, New York, USA

Saratoga, Saratoga, NY

The Town of Saratoga has a legacy that is rich history and a current environment that is attractive to residential, commercial, and agricultural pursuits. It is located in the eastern portion of the County bordering the Hudson River on the East, Saratoga Lake and the City of Saratoga Springs on the West, the Town of Stillwater on the South, and the Towns of Northumberland and Wilton on the North. It was originally a district within Albany County and subsequently in 1791 became one of the four mother towns of Saratoga County. The first European settlers arrived in the town in 1688. The Town of Saratoga is the site of the Surrender of General Burgoyne to General Gates, an event that is noted as the Turning Point of the Revolutionary War...

The town is the home of the Villages of Schuylerville and Victory and the hamlets of Quaker Springs, Grangerville, Deans Corners, and Coveville...


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  • 1745 - November - French troops attack indians of Saratoga, NY

    historyorb.com

  • News 1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY

    historyorb.com
    October 17, 1777

  • News 1820 - Newspapers in Schools
    The Saratoga (New-York) Sentinel says, 'we are happy to learn that in many school districts in the neighbouring towns, the teachers have adopted the...Read MORE...


  • The village of Schuylerville was incorporated in 1831
    In 1828, Phillip Schuyler II built the Horicon Mill, the second cotton mill to be built in the state. On April 16th, 1831. under a special act of the ...Read MORE...


  • The first fire engine in Schuylerville was bought in 1836 and the first fire house was erected in 1837

    www.turningpointparade.com

  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Barhydt's Lake
    American Scenery,
    by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
    Artwork
  • In 1853 the National Bank of Schuylerville was founded

    www.turningpointparade.com

  • 1854 - Saratoga / Schulyersville
    Saratoga, a township of Saratoga co., New York, on the Hudson river, 30 miles N. by E. from Albany. Population, 8492.

    Schulyersville, a post-...Read MORE...


  • 1863 - August 3 - Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens

    historyorb.com

  • News 1864 - GREAT CONFLAGRATION IN SARATOGA. THE WATER CURE ESTABLISHMENT AT SARATOGA BURNED.
    Troy, N. Y., Tuesday, July 5.
    The fire at Saratoga on Monday destroyed all the buildings on Broadway south of Union Hall to the Clarendon Hotel....Read MORE...


  • The Hotel Schuyler opened in 1868 in Schuylerville


  • News 1874 - Interesting Friendship
    The sensation at Saratoga at present consists of two gentlemen from New York who are fast friends. The beautiful wife of one is divorced and is...Read MORE...


  • News 1875 - Interesting Verdict
    There's a jury up in Saratoga county, New York, whose members know their business. Their verdict in a recent case was rendered without leaving their...Read MORE...


  • The Fitchburg Railroad was completed to Schuylerville in 1882

    www.turningpointparade.com

  • 1888 - March 12 - A blizzard paralyzed southeastern New York State and western New England. The storm produced 58 inches of snow at Saratoga NY.

    The Weather Channel

  • 1888-89 electric lights came to Schuylerville


  • 1895 - Schulyersville
    Schulyersville, ski'lerz-vil, a post-village in Saratoga township, Saratoga co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, at the mouth of Fish Creek, and on the...Read MORE...


  • 1899 - Saratoga
    The town of Saratoga, commonly known as Old Saratoga, to distinguish it from the town of Saratoga Springs, which originally formed a part of this,...Read MORE...


  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Broadway
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Convention Hall, Saratoga, N. Y.
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Congress Spring Lake, Saratoga, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    View of Broadway Looking North, Saratoga, N. Y.
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Red Lion Inn, Schuylerville, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Schuylerville, N.Y., Schuyler Mansion - Headquarters of Burgoyne.
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Broad Street, looking N., Schuylerville, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • News 1902 BROOKLYN GIRLS' INJURY.
    FANNIE AND MARY BIDEN SERIOUSLY HURT BY A RUNAWAY AT SARATOGA.

    Special to The New York Times.

    Saratoga, N.Y., Aug. 25. - MISS FANNIE BIDEN of...Read MORE...


  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Fountain in Canfield Park, 1904
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Chancey Olcott Cottage, 1909
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    Club House Park, 1912
    Postcard
  • Saratoga, New York, USA
    United States Hotel
    Postcard
  • 1916 - Schuylerville
    Schuylerville, a banking post-village of Saratoga co. N.Y., on the Hudson River, at the mouth of Fish Creek about 12 miles E. of Saratoga Springs, on ...Read MORE...


  • 1926 - Schuylerville High School at the corner of Spring Street and Broadway was opened




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Saratoga, New York, USA


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Barhydt's Lake
American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Artwork

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Convention Hall, Saratoga, N. Y.
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Congress Spring Lake, Saratoga, N.Y.
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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View of Broadway Looking North, Saratoga, N. Y.
Postcard



Saratoga, New York, USA
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Broadway
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Red Lion Inn, Schuylerville, N.Y.
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Schuylerville, N.Y., Schuyler Mansion - Headquarters of Burgoyne.
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Broad Street, looking N., Schuylerville, N.Y.
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Fountain in Canfield Park, 1904
Postcard

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Chancey Olcott Cottage, 1909

Saratoga, New York, USA
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Club House Park, 1912
Postcard

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United States Hotel
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History and News of Saratoga, New York, USA

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  • 1745 - November - French troops attack indians of Saratoga, NY

    historyorb.com
  • News  1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY

    historyorb.com
    October 17, 1777
  • News  1820 - Newspapers in Schools
    The Saratoga (New-York) Sentinel says, 'we are happy to learn that in many school districts in the neighbouring towns, the teachers have adopted the... Read MORE...

  • The village of Schuylerville was incorporated in 1831
    In 1828, Phillip Schuyler II built the Horicon Mill, the second cotton mill to be built in the state. On April 16th, 1831. under a special act of the ... Read MORE...

  • The first fire engine in Schuylerville was bought in 1836 and the first fire house was erected in 1837

    www.turningpointparade.com
  • In 1853 the National Bank of Schuylerville was founded

    www.turningpointparade.com
  • 1854 - Saratoga / Schulyersville
    Saratoga, a township of Saratoga co., New York, on the Hudson river, 30 miles N. by E. from Albany. Population, 8492.

    Schulyersville, a post-... Read MORE...

  • 1863 - August 3 - Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens

    historyorb.com
  • News  1864 - GREAT CONFLAGRATION IN SARATOGA. THE WATER CURE ESTABLISHMENT AT SARATOGA BURNED.
    Troy, N. Y., Tuesday, July 5.
    The fire at Saratoga on Monday destroyed all the buildings on Broadway south of Union Hall to the Clarendon Hotel.... Read MORE...

  • The Hotel Schuyler opened in 1868 in Schuylerville
  • News  1874 - Interesting Friendship
    The sensation at Saratoga at present consists of two gentlemen from New York who are fast friends. The beautiful wife of one is divorced and is... Read MORE...

  • News  1875 - Interesting Verdict
    There's a jury up in Saratoga county, New York, whose members know their business. Their verdict in a recent case was rendered without leaving their... Read MORE...

  • The Fitchburg Railroad was completed to Schuylerville in 1882

    www.turningpointparade.com
  • 1888-89 electric lights came to Schuylerville
  • 1888 - March 12 - A blizzard paralyzed southeastern New York State and western New England. The storm produced 58 inches of snow at Saratoga NY.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1895 - Schulyersville
    Schulyersville, ski'lerz-vil, a post-village in Saratoga township, Saratoga co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, at the mouth of Fish Creek, and on the... Read MORE...

  • 1899 - Saratoga
    The town of Saratoga, commonly known as Old Saratoga, to distinguish it from the town of Saratoga Springs, which originally formed a part of this,... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 BROOKLYN GIRLS' INJURY.
    FANNIE AND MARY BIDEN SERIOUSLY HURT BY A RUNAWAY AT SARATOGA.

    Special to The New York Times.

    Saratoga, N.Y., Aug. 25. - MISS FANNIE BIDEN of... Read MORE...

  • 1916 - Schuylerville
    Schuylerville, a banking post-village of Saratoga co. N.Y., on the Hudson River, at the mouth of Fish Creek about 12 miles E. of Saratoga Springs, on ... Read MORE...

  • 1926 - Schuylerville High School at the corner of Spring Street and Broadway was opened

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