Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Martin Van Buren
1782 – 1862
Born, Raised and Buried in the Village of Kinderhook
Gift of: Friends of Lindenwald
Sculptor: Edward Hlavka
Dedicated July 14, 2007
Erected 2007 by Friends of Lindenwald.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #08 Martin Van Buren series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 14, 1969.
Location. 42° 23.71′ N, 73° 41.921′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 9) and Hudson Street (County Route 21), on the left when traveling south on Broad Street. 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. James Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Kinderhook World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); House of History (within shouting distance Lawrence Van Buren House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heermance House (about 600 feet away); Gen. John Burgoyne (about 800 feet away); Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See President Van Buren's Birthsite, Home and Gravesite, all within a few miles of the marker.
Also see . . . Biography of Martin Van Buren. (Submitted on November 15, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,164 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.