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Site of the Claremont Inn

 
 
Site of the Claremont Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Site of the Claremont Inn Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in 1788 as a residence
the building became a public
tavern before the Civil War.
It was acquired by the City
in 1878 and was operated as a
restaurant until its demolition
in 1950.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 40° 48.926′ N, 73° 57.717′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located just north of the Claremont Playground, near Grant's Tomb. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Claremont Playground (within shouting distance of this marker); Sakura Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tomb of General U.S. Grant (about 700 feet away); Japanese Lantern (about 700 feet away); Horace Porter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fred’k D. Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Amiable Child Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Grant Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
Site of the Claremont Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Site of the Claremont Inn Marker
 The Lost Claremont Inn - Riverside Dr and 124th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Site of the Claremont Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Site of the Claremont Inn Marker
The marker is located in the park north of Grant's Tomb, seen in the background.
Site of the Claremont Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Site of the Claremont Inn Marker
The Claremont Inn, 1901 image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
5. The Claremont Inn, 1901
Photo courtesy of the New York Public Library.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on November 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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