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

Grant’s Last View of the Valley

 
 
Grant’s Last View of the Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Grant’s Last View of the Valley Marker
Inscription.  
This stone marks
the spot where
General U. S. Grant
had his last view
of the valley
July 20, 1885

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1847.
 
Location. 43° 12.026′ N, 73° 44.601′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker can be reached from Mt. McGregor Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the overlook near the Visitor Center at Grant’s Cottage State Historic Site. 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. Grant’s Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses S. Grant (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ulysses S. Grant Died (about 600 feet away); Grant Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also
Grant’s Last View of the Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Grant’s Last View of the Valley Marker
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named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1½ 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 Overlook at Grant Cottage State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker at the Overlook at Grant Cottage State Historic Site
Grant’s Last View of the Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Grant’s Last View of the Valley Marker
View from the Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. View from the Marker
This was the view that Ulysses S. Grant saw a few days before his death on July 23, 1885.
Grant’s Cottage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
6. Grant’s Cottage
U.S. Grant died in this cottage located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
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 544 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 24, 2022