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Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Clark

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. James Clark Marker
Inscription.  James Clark, who was born April 10th 1785 and died May 15th 1832, was, during the many years of his residence in the Village of Kinderhook, a public-spirited citizen, actively engaged in commercial pursuits and always foremost in every enterprise having for its object the improvement and beautifying of the village.

His daughter, Mrs. Peter Bain, has improved and beautified this park, inclosed it with granite coping, and erected this watering-place in memory and in honor of her father.
 
Erected 1891.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasWomen. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1953.
 
Location. 42° 23.714′ N, 73° 41.902′ 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 right when traveling north 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. Kinderhook World War I Monument (here, next to this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail
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By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Marker in Kinderhook
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(a few steps from this marker); Martin Van Buren (within shouting distance of this marker); House of History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lawrence Van Buren House (about 500 feet away); Heermance House (about 600 feet away); Gen. John Burgoyne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
3. James Clark Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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