Customized Tours by James F. Hughto
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Saratoga National Historical Park Caravan Tour - This tour begins at the Visitor's Center with a description of the British Campaign of 1777. We then go to our automobiles and you would drive onto the tour road following the guide's automobile. Stops and talks will occur at the Morgan Monument, the American Defensive Line (Stops 2 and 3), the Barber Wheat Field where the October 7th battle began (Stop 5), Freeman's Farm where the September 19th battle began and where fighting occurred on October 7th (Stop 6), and the Breyman Redoubt where the October 7th battle ended and where the Benedict Arnold Monument is located (Stop 7). (3 hour tour)

Saratoga National Historical Park Bus Tour - This tour is identical to the above tour except that your guide boards your bus and provides a talk throughout the tour. (The guide does not provide the bus.) (2-3 hour tour)

Saratoga National Historical Park Hiking Tour - This tour begins at the Visitor's Center with a description of the British Campaign of 1777. We then hike the Wilkinson Trail with stops and talks at the Fraser Hill, the McBride Farm Site, the Five Nations Trees, the 18th Century Road, Freeman's Farm, Barber Wheat Field, the Balcarres Redoubt (Freeman's Farm Site), the Breyman Redoubt, and the Benedict Arnold Monument. We then hike back to the Visitor's Center. This tour gives you a chronological tour of the sites where the fighting occurred on September 19th and October 7th 1777. (4-5 hour tour)

Bennington and Saratoga - The tour begins in the morning (around 9:00 AM) at the Bennington Battlefield State Park located in Walloomsac, New York for about 2 hours. We then travel to Saratoga Battlefield arriving about noon. (Groups usually break for lunch that they bring themselves.) After lunch we take a three hour tour of the battlefield. (See Caravan or Bus Tour above for stops.)

Saratoga and Schuylerville - This tour begins with a three hour tour of the Saratoga Battlefield. (Groups usually break for lunch that they bring themselves.) After lunch we travel seven miles north to Schuylerville where we tour the outside of the Schuyler House (If it is open, you get to see the inside as well but the hours are limited.) If the monument is also chosen, we will tour the outside of the monument (If it is open you can climb it, but the hours are limited.) Also available at the monument is an optional hike through the Victory Woods site where the defeated British Army retreated.