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

Academy Green Statues

 
 
Academy Green Statues Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
1. Academy Green Statues Marker
Inscription.
These statues were given to
the City of Kingston
by
Emily Crane Chadbourne
June 4th, 1959

 
Erected 1959.
 
Location. 41° 55.937′ N, 74° 0.877′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Clinton Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in Academy Green Park on Clinton Ave. between Albany Ave. and Maiden Ln. 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. Stuyvesant Indian Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingston Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Keuren Homestead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York State Assembly (about 800 feet away); Fair Street Church (about 800 feet away); Bogardus Tavern (about 800 feet away); Old Blockhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); One Hundred and Twentieth Infantry New York Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Peter Stuyvesant. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Biography of Henry Hudson. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Academy Green Statues Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
2. Academy Green Statues Marker

3. Biography of George Clinton. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
George Clinton Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
3. George Clinton Statue
Kingston resident George Clinton served as a Brigadier General during the Revolutionary War, was the first Governor of New York State and was elected Vice President of the United States under Jefferson and Madison.
Peter Stuyvesant Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
4. Peter Stuyvesant Statue
Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch governor of New Amsterdam, directed the settlers of Kingston to move to a central location in 1658 and build a stockade around the settlement. He then convinced the local Esopus Indians to sell him the land.
Henry Hudson Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
5. Henry Hudson Statue
In 1609, Henry Hudson became the first European to sail up the river that today bears his name. His exploration led to the settlement at Kingston.
Statues in Academy Green Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
6. Statues in Academy Green Park
The statues in Academy Green Park depict three men who were notable in the history of Kingston.
Artist's Mark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
7. Artist's Mark
The Artist's mark is seen here on the Henry Hudson statue.
Detail of Peter Stuyvesant Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
8. Detail of Peter Stuyvesant Statue
The statue depicts Peter Stuyvesant with his peg leg. He lost his leg in the service of the Dutch West India Company in the West Indies. According to legend, Stuyvesant would stamp his wooden leg and roar at the assembly of New Amsterdam when they would disagree with him.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 527 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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