Author: Michael Jacobson

Michael Jacobson is currently a grant writer at Binghamton University’s Division of Research. He has an interest in the archaeology of conflict and in cultural landscapes. He received his undergraduate degree from Fort Lewis College, and his masters and doctorate in Anthropology from Binghamton University. Until recently, he worked as a historic archaeologist for the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University on historic sites ranging from industrial mills to farmsteads. His research interest is in the Revolutionary War battlefields in Upstate New York where he has applied Geographic Information System (GIS) to better identify the cultural resources related to Revolutionary War battlefields.

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Fort Anne: Remembering the Continental Army’s First Stand Against Burgoyne   

Burgoyne’s campaign of 1777 has been termed a turning point in the American Revolution.[1]  Marked by the Continental Army’s victories at the battles of Bennington and Saratoga, the campaign came to show the limits of the British army and gave credence to and international recognition of the American cause. Hidden in these histories of Burgoyne’s […]

by Michael Jacobson