Saratoga Monument, Main Chamber (1st floor)
Plaque 1: King George and his Ministers
"King George and his ministers devising methods for the unjust taxation of the American colonies."
Plaque 2: Ladies of the British Court
"Idle, effeminate, sensuous, extravagant, and wasteful; demanding for their support the taxing of the colonists."
Plaque 3: Women of the Revolution
"Industrious, self-denying, frugal, clothing and feeding themselves and their families and giving aid and comfort to an army of defense."
Plaque 4: The Town Meeting
"The people instituting the means of self-government for the protection of their natural rights."
"The rally of the people for the defense of their just rights which resulted in the establishment of popular government."
"General Schuyler felling trees to obstruct the march of the British Army"
"Mrs. General Schuyler setting fire to her wheat fields to prevent its use by the enemy"
"Wives of the British Officers accompanying the army in its march through the wilderness"
Last updated: February 26, 2015