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Near Germantown in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Clermont

 
 
Clermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 9, 2020
1. Clermont Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1730, on Livingston
Manor. Home of Chancellor
Livingston, one of the five
drafters of the Declaration
of Independence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 4.856′ N, 73° 54.859′ W. Marker is near Germantown, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Woods Road (County Route 35) and Clermont State Park, on the right when traveling north on Woods Road. Marker is at entrance road to Clermont State Historic Site, and only a few yards into Dutchess County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Germantown NY 12526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Locust Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Vast Estate on the Hudson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burned by the British (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Clermont (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert R. Livingston (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Carriage Barn
Clermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 9, 2020
2. Clermont Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Lilac Walk (approx. 0.4 miles away); A River Highway (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Friends of Clermont. (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Clermont State Historic Site - New York State Parks, Recreation and Historical Preservation. (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Clermont State Historic Site (Wikipedia). (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
"Chancellor" Livingston image. Click for full size.
By Christies
3. "Chancellor" Livingston
Portrait of Robert R. Livingston attributed to Gilbert Stuart.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on September 10, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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