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Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Four Corners

Oldest Intersection in America

 
 
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HistoricTownsOfAmerica.com - Guy Saladino, October 3, 2021
1. The Four Corners Marker
Inscription.  
All four stone houses
at this intersection built
between ca. 1663 – ca. 1775.
prior to the
Revolutionary War

 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 552.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1663.
 
Location. 41° 56.02′ N, 74° 1.261′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of John Street and Crown Street, on the right when traveling east on John Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 John Street, Kingston NY 12401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kingston Academy (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Kingston Academy (a few steps from this marker); Burning of Kingston (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pike Plan (about 300 feet away); Sojourner Truth (about 400 feet away); The Stockade Historic District
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(about 400 feet away); Beginning of the State of New York (about 400 feet away); Judge Lucas Elmendorf Mansion (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
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HistoricTownsOfAmerica.com - Guy Saladino, October 3, 2021
2. The Four Corners (est. 1663) : Kingston, NY - Oldest Intersection In America
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2021, by HistoricTownsOfAmerica.com - Guy Saladino of Long Beach, New York. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 479 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2021, by HistoricTownsOfAmerica.com - Guy Saladino of Long Beach, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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