Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1683 - 1687
Dongan's charter was the Magna Charta of American constitutional liberty. Many of its principles are embedded in the structure of our federal government.
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Location. 41° 42.479′ N, 73° 56.109′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Street and Dongan Place, on the left when traveling west on Mill Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walkway Loop Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Walkway Over the Hudson (approx. ¼ mile away); The Queen City of the Hudson (approx. ¼ mile away); River That Flows Both Ways Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Constitution Ratification Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Affectionate Memory (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
Also see . . . Thomas Dongan on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 10, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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