On this day

On this day in 1775, General GeorgeWashington states that after the “establishment of American liberty”, he will return to his role as a private citizen; in 1860, the USS Saratoga was decommissioned at Philadelphia after serving in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico; in 1944, Schuylerville’s Staff Sergeant John N. Miner was killed in action in Saipan serving with Company K, 105th Regiment, 27th Infantry Division. 
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 following uson Facebook at http://ift.tt/2kLifwt 
(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck and Town Supervisor Thomas Wood for compiling information forthis timetable.)

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