Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
President of the United
States lived here from
1841 to 1862.
Erected by New York State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #08 Martin Van Buren series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
Location. 42° 22.149′ N, 73° 42.192′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Old Post Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lindenwald and the Old Post Road (within shouting distance of this marker); 1849-50 A House Transformed (within shouting distance of this marker); Fertile Political Ground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marble Mounting Block (about 400 feet away); Fallen White Mulberry Tree (about Farmhands and Fishing (about 400 feet away); A Bustling Household (about 400 feet away); Farm Operations (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 612 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.