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

Constitution Ratification Site

 
 
Constitution Ratification Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
1. Constitution Ratification Site Marker
Inscription.  
The People
of the
State of New York
By Their Convention
Assembled in a Former
Court House
Which Stood
On This Ground
Ratified
The Constitution
of the
United States of America
July 26, A.D. 1788
Erected in 1904
By the Daughters of the American Revolution
And Citizens

 
Erected 1904 by the Daughters of the American Revolution and Citizens.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 42.241′ N, 73° 55.742′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Market Street. Located on the Dutchess County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Market Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Affectionate Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Site
Constitution Ratification Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
2. Constitution Ratification Site Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lucille P. Pattison (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Matthew Vassar (about 700 feet away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Vassar Brothers Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cristoforo Colombo (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Constitution Ratification Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
3. Constitution Ratification Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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