Livingston in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The present village of Livingston was formerly called Johnstown after John Livingston.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 42° 8.521′ N, 73° 46.698′ W. Marker is in Livingston, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Old Post Road (County Route 19) south of Church Road (County Route 10), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located directly in front of the Livingston Town Hall building, beside the main, center entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 County Route 19, Livingston NY 12541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livingston Town Hall (here, next to this marker); Johnstown (within shouting distance of this marker); Alida Livingston (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Livingston - 1788 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenco Mills (approx. 2 miles away); Taghkanic-Livingston LineThe Hill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Linlithgo Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
Regarding Livingston. The territory which is now the town of Livingston was formerly a part of a tract of land extending from a point five miles south of Hudson, twelve miles along the river, and eastward to the Massachusetts line, about twenty miles. The tract which constituted the original town was also covered by the Livingston patents constituting the Livingston Manor. Johnstown was situated east of the center of the town and took its name from John Livingston, who was active in the settlement and development of the place.
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Also see . . . Johnstown, Livingston, Columbia County, New York. By Captain Franklin Ellis, 1878
US Gen Net website entry (Submitted on April 19, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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