— Ai Share Your Story Flag as offensiveThirteen of us decided to celebrate the NPS 96th birthday by doing a 1/2 moon hike at the Saratoga Battlefield on Sat. 8/25/... read more
Saratoga National Historical Park
Site of the first significant American military victory during the Revolution, the Battles of Saratoga rank among the fifteen most decisive battles in world history. Here in 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender, an event which led France to recognize the independence of the United States and enter the war as a decisive military ally of the struggling Americans.