National Geographic : 1956 Nov
© National Geographic Society 595 Robert F. Sisson, National Geographic Staff Here the Battles of Saratoga, Fought in 1777, Saved the American Revolution Park historian Herbert Olson points out General Burgoyne's plan of attack to visiting school children. A captured cannon adds silent evidence to the invaders' defeat. Boy Scouts hear a lecture beneath a simulated fort. This national historical park lies some 30 miles from Thruway exits at Albany and Schenectady.