Rouses Point in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ezra Thurber’s Home
President Monroe stayed here, later used in the Underground Railroad, 1860
Erected 1998 by Village of Rouses Point.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 44° 58.789′ N, 73° 21.804′ W. Marker is in Rouses Point, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Street (New York State Route 9B) and Myers Street, on the right when traveling south on Lake Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rouses Point NY 12979, 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. David Mayo's Sail Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Joel Smith's Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of First School House (approx. ¼ mile away); Working The Lake (approx. one mile away); Site of Delaware and Hudson Railroad Station (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort MontgomeryThe "White House" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Point au Fer Historic Site (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rouses Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.