Battle of Saratoga

photo of the week for Saturday, 2008, December 13
Photographer: National Park Service

Though a bucolic setting these days, in 1777 the Neilson Farmhouse in New York played a role in a major Revolutionary Army victory over British forces. This one-room farmhouse served as a mid-level headquarters building for the American army during the Battles of Saratoga.

On the Web: www.nps.gov/sara