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

Grant Cottage

 
 
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Grant Cottage Marker
Inscription.
Approaching road on left
to house on
Mount McGregor where
Ulysses S. Grant
died July 23, 1885

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 10.72′ N, 73° 44.815′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Saratoga Road (U.S. 9) and Ballard Road (County Route 33), on the right when traveling north on Saratoga Road. Click for map. 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. A different marker also named Grant Cottage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Orra Phelps (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grantís Last View of the Valley (approx. 1.5 miles away); Grantís Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Ulysses Simpson Grant. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Grant Cottage Marker

2. Grant Cottage State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott Sather, October 28, 2009
3. Grant Cottage Marker
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott Sather, October 28, 2009
4. Grant Cottage Marker
Marker on Route 9 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. Marker on Route 9
Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
6. Grant Cottage
The cottage where Grant died is located about 1½ miles north of the marker.
Grant Cottage Death Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
7. Grant Cottage Death Room
Ulysses S. Grant died in this bed in the cottage atop Mt. McGregor.
Funeral of Ulysses S. Grant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2014
8. Funeral of Ulysses S. Grant
Frederick Grant speaks at his father's funeral at the cottage on Mt. McGregor as his daughter Julia and mother look on.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on , by Scott Sather of Salem, Oregon.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016.
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