John Trumbull’s painting of Burgoyne’s surrender at Saratoga
After the Articles of Convention were signed, Lt. Gen. Burgoyne and Gen. Gates observed the British Army from this location as they began their march to Boston. It was here that Burgoyne offered his sword to Gates, who refused to accept it.
Sword Surrender Site facing east.
Historical Marker for the Sword Surrender location
Quote from Gen. Gates
Quote from Militiaman Pvt Tilden
Bronze plaque of John Trumbull’s painting of the Surrender
Quote from Lt. William Digby (British Officer)
Quote from Baroness Riedesel
Bronze plaque of Continental generals present during the siege