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Wilton in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ulysses S. Grant

 
 
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
Inscription.
Lived here
during his last days
June 16 to July 23, 1885
and completed his
personal memoirs.

 
Erected by New York State.
 
Location. 43° 12.07′ N, 73° 44.72′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Mt. McGregor Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of Grantís Cottage. The cottage is on the grounds of the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility. Marker is in this post office area: Gansevoort NY 12831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant Died (a few steps from this marker); Grantís Last View of the Valley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grantís Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (about 600 feet away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (about 600 feet away); Grant Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
1. Biography of Ulysses Simpson Grant. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Grant Cottage State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Marker at the Grant Cottage State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker at the Grant Cottage State Historic Site
Grant Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Grant Cottage and Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the cottage.
Sick Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. Sick Room
Ulysses S. Grant wrote his memoirs in this room. His illness forced him to sleep in the two chairs.
Memorial Service for Ulysses S. Grant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2014
6. Memorial Service for Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant died in the cottage just 3 days after completing his memoirs. He was eulogized by his son Frederick on the porch of the cottage.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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