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Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Van Leuven Mansion

 
 
Van Leuven Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
1. Van Leuven Mansion Marker
Inscription.  
Fred J. Johnston
American Antiques
Museum
The house was built circa 1812
by NY State Senator John Sudam,
who hosted Washington Irving
and Martin Van Buren as guests.
The Van Leuven family purchased
the house circa 1880 and it
then became known as the
Van Leuven Mansion

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #08 Martin Van Buren series list.
 
Location. 41° 55.943′ N, 74° 1.163′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Wall Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Wall Street. Marker is located at the northwest corner of the intersection. 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. Dr. Cornelius C. Elmendorph House (a few steps from this marker); Old Dutch Church (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Old Dutch Church (a few steps from this marker); Patriots of the Revolution
Van Leuven Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
2. Van Leuven Mansion Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); George Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named George Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Town of Kingston in Ulster County” (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Marker in Kingston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
3. Marker in Kingston
Van Leuven Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
4. Van Leuven Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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