A Crucial American Victory
Here in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory renewed patriots' hopes for independence, secured essential foreign recognition and support, and forever changed the face of the world.
1777 Northern Campaign
Learn about Burgoyne's plan to invade and divide New England
Sep. 19, 1777: Battle of Freeman's Farm
Follow the chaos of the first day of combat at Saratoga
Oct. 7, 1777: Battle of Bemus Heights
Discover why the second battle was such a decisive ending.
A Surrender and the Convention Army
Learn about the Surrender at Saratoga and what became of the Convention Army.
Learn about key historical players from the Battles of Saratoga and those who worked to preserve their legacy and share their story.
Explore the places within Saratoga National Historical Park
Last updated: December 1, 2022