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Near Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Gulian

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, August 10, 2010
1. Mount Gulian Marker
Inscription. Built about 1730 by Gulian Ver Planck, whose ancestors and Francis Rombout purchased the adjacent land from the Wappinger Indians in 1685.

Headquarters of Baron Von Steuben. The society of the Cincinnati was instituted here May 1783.
 
Erected 1899 by the Colonial Dames of the State of New York Virtutes Marjorum Fileć Conservant.
 
Location. 41° 31.41′ N, 73° 58.794′ W. Marker is near Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Sterling Street west of Lamplight Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mount Gulian (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Beacon (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Few (approx. 1.2 miles away); Burial Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fishkill Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gettysburg Address (approx. 1.6 miles away); Orange County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Howland Center (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  . “Mount Gulian stood on its hill above the Hudson River for 200 years. But an arsonist’s fire destroyed
Mount Gulian Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 10, 2010
2. Mount Gulian Marker
Marker is to the left of the front door of the house. The National Register of Historic Places plaque is on the right.
it in 1931. Family members, household staff and neighbors rescued furniture, paintings, and silver from the home. The ruin, with just the stonework remaining, was left to the mercy of the woods for thirty-five years. In 1966, Bache Bleecker, a Verplanck descendant and his wife Connie founded the Mount Gulian Society for the purpose of reconstructing the homestead.” (Submitted on November 7, 2010.) 
 
Mount Gulian Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 10, 2010
3. Mount Gulian Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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