Battenkill Ford

The Battenkill Ford was the closest crossing on the east side of the Hudson River for the British as they retreated to the north from Bemis Heights. The Continental Army secured the south side of this crossing on October 9 and fortified the northern side of this crossing on October 10.

Battenkill Ford Blue Marker Location

View of ford

View of the ford location across the Battenkill River, looking west.


Historical marker for the Battenkill Ford.