On this day

On this day in 1777. Baron Riedesel described ‘I entertained General Phillips at my quarters”; in 1818, the Champlain Canal was begun; in 1944, the USS Saratoga arrived at Bremerton, Washington and was under repair there through the summer; and in 2002, the Town of Saratoga Town Board meets and approved the concept of a 20 lot subdivision off Nielson Road then heard a report that a $10.5 million dollar restoration project on Lock 5 has neared completion. 
On this day is a chronological timetable of events that occurred on this day in history around the Town of Saratoga. Discover what happened today in local history by subscribing to our blog at http://ift.tt/2czXtwq 
(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck and Town Supervisor Thomas Wood for compiling information for this timetable.)
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