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

Grant Cottage

 
 
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Grant Cottage Marker
Inscription.  
Entrance to cottage
on Mount McGregor.
Splendid panorama known
as “Grant’s Last View”.

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsNotable Places.
 
Location. 43° 10.851′ N, 73° 44.86′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Mount McGregor Road and Mountain Lane, on the left when traveling north on Mount McGregor Road. Marker is located at the northwest corner of the intersection. 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. A different marker also named Grant Cottage (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Orra Phelps (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. one mile away); Grant’s Last View of the Valley (approx.
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Grant Cottage Marker
A marker with the same text as this one can be found a block southeast of here.
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1.4 miles away); Grant’s Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 1.4 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 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Mount McGregor Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker on Mount McGregor Road
Grant’s Last View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Grant’s Last View
This is the view that Ulysses S. Grant enjoyed on July 20, 1885, a few days prior to his death .
Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. Grant Cottage
Ulysses S. Grant completed his memoirs in this cottage atop Mount McGregor, about 1½ miles north of the marker. He died here on July 23, 1885.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 28, 2022