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Hudson in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain

 
 
The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
1. The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain Marker
Inscription.  

was dedicated May 3, 1975 to honor the volunteers
and the nation. This fountain was made possible
through the generosity of the following:

[Concerned Citizens and Organizations]
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Dedicated to the City of Hudson
in commemoration of its first mayor

Seth Jenkins
April 22nd, 1785 to July 30th 1793

Given this 3rd day of May, 1975
as a bi-centennial tribute to this city


 
Erected 1975 by Greater Hudson Kiwanis Club and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
 
Location. 42° 14.844′ N, 73° 46.978′ W. Marker is in Hudson, New York, in Columbia County. Marker
The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
2. The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain Marker
is at the intersection of Warren Street and Park Place, on the right when traveling west on Warren Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Public Square/7th Street Park, Hudson NY 12534, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Warren Inn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam (approx. 0.4 miles away); WWII Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Davis Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korea (approx. 0.4 miles away); Operation Desert Storm (approx. 0.4 miles away); 128th New York State Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson.
 
Also see . . .  A History of Hudson NY. (Submitted on June 9, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
3. The Kiwanis Bicentennial Inspiration Fountain and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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