This flagpole stands in front of the Neilson farm, which acted as a headquarters and housed several American Generals, including General Enoch Poor, during the battles at Saratoga. This photograph was taken at the 151st anniversary of the first battle at Saratoga, usually referred to as the Battle at Freeman's Farm. This battle, and the following battle three weeks later, is thought to be the turning point of the war. This image was created to record the historic site activities of the New York State Conservation Department.
September 18 1928
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_3598.
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