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Oak Bluffs in Dukes County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage

 
 
The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2021
1. The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage Marker
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The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage.

Visited by Pres. Grant 1874
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 41° 27.275′ N, 70° 33.702′ W. Marker is in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, in Dukes County. Marker is on Clinton Avenue south of Jordan Crossing, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Bluffs MA 02557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wesleyan Grove (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lawton Cottage (about 400 feet away); The Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Tabernacle (about 600 feet away); Cottagers' Corner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Flying Horses Carousel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers' Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Clay & Brick Bathhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Powell House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Bluffs.
 
The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2021
2. The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage and Marker
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Grant at the Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage image. Click for full size.
By C.H. Shute & Son, 1874
3. Grant at the Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage
This cropped image is one-half of a stereoscopic image from Grant's visit. Note the window and door frame details that are still the same on the current cottage in 2021. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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