Roadside historical markers honoring Stephentown veterans of the American Revolution will be unveiled in a ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Veterans Park.
The ceremony will include the Saratoga Battle Chapter Color Guard of the Sons of the American Revolution and members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, some dressed in Colonial garb.
It will also commemorate Veterans Day with participation by the Stephentown Veterans Group, Stephentown Historical Society, Sons of the American Revolution, and various town and area officials. Masks and social distancing will be required.
The six markers, obtained with a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, will be placed at cemeteries where 16 American Revolution veterans are buried. Stephentown Town Historian Patricia Flint applied for the grant which provided this addition celebrating the historical legacy of the town.
Those honored are Justin Brockway and Simeon Gardner in the Brockway Cemetery on Madden Road; James Jones, Stephen Arnold, James Denison, and Daniel Denison in the Denison-Jones Cemetery on East Road; Israel Platt and John Wylie in the Garfield Cemetery on Garfield Road; Hosea Moffitt, Elemander Cone and Beriah Holcomb in the Presbyterian Cemetery on Presbyterian Hill Road; William Douglas, Daniel Brown, Asa Douglas and Abel Tanner in the Stephentown Cemetery on Cemetery Hill Road; and Oliver Barrett in the Stephentown Center Baptist Cemetery on Calvin Cole Road.