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Wilton in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ulysses S. Grant

 
 
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
Inscription.  
Lived here
during his last days
June 16 to July 23, 1885
and completed his
personal memoirs.

 
Erected by New York State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsNotable Events. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1779.
 
Location. 43° 12.07′ N, 73° 44.72′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Mt. McGregor Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in front of Grant’s Cottage. The cottage is on the grounds of the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gansevoort NY 12831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant Died (a few steps from this marker); Grant’s Last View of the Valley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant’s Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (about 600 feet away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (about 600 feet away); Grant Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
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marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ulysses S. Grant. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 14, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark. Website homepage (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker at the Grant Cottage State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker at the Grant Cottage State Historic Site
Grant Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Grant Cottage and Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the cottage.
Sick Room image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. Sick Room
Ulysses S. Grant wrote his memoirs in this room. His illness forced him to sleep in the two chairs.
Memorial Service for Ulysses S. Grant image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2014
6. Memorial Service for Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant died in the cottage just 3 days after completing his memoirs. He was eulogized by his son Frederick on the porch of the cottage.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   6. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 20, 2022