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Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kingston Academy

 
 
Kingston Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
1. Kingston Academy Marker
Inscription.
Original site
Kingston Academy
Founded 1774
Moved to Academy Green 1830
Board of Trustees in service from 1795 to present.

 
Location. 41° 56.009′ N, 74° 1.266′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Crown Street and John Street, on the right when traveling south on Crown Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NY 12401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Kingston Academy (a few steps from this marker); Sojourner Truth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pike Plan (about 400 feet away); Beginning of the State of New York (about 400 feet away); The Stockade Historic District (about 400 feet away); Van Leuven Mansion (about 600 feet away); Old Dutch Church (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Old Dutch Church (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducation
 
Kingston Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
2. Kingston Academy Marker
Marker on Crown Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
3. Marker on Crown Street
Kingston Academy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
4. Kingston Academy
Four Corners (South View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
5. Four Corners (South View)
John Street and Crown Street in Kingston is the only intersection in the country where 18th century houses stand at all four corners. The Kingston Academy Building is seen on the left and the Dr. Matthew Jansen House to the right.
Four Corners (North View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
6. Four Corners (North View)
Visible on the north side of the intersection are the Franz Roggen House (left) and Matthewis Persen House (right).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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