Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
State Historic Site
The State’s first Senate met here in the fall of 1777 until the city of Kingston was attacked and burned by the British.
Erected by State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 41° 56.078′ N, 74° 1.103′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Clinton Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in the parking lot of the Senate House State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NY 12401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Radical Idea: Government by the People (here, next to this marker); The Loughran House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Evolution of the Senate House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Community Attic (within shouting distance of this marker); Senate House Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Senate HouseOld Stockade 1658 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Stockade Historic District (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
Also see . . .
1. Senate House State Historic Museum. Friends of the State House website homepage (Submitted on August 7, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Senate House. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.