Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Governor New York State
1777 – 1804
Vice-President United States
1804 – 1812
Honored by Wiltwyck Chapter
D. A. R.
[ Marker on Monument : ]
To the Memory of George Clinton
He was born in the State of New York on the 26th July 1739 and died in the City of Washington on the 20th April 1811 in the 73rd Year of his Age.
He was a soldier and statesman of the Revolution, Eminent in Council, Distinguished in War, He filled with unexampled Usefulness, Purity and Ability, Among many other high Offices, those of Governor of his native State, and of Vice President of the United States.
While he lived, his Virtue, wisdom, and Valor, were the pride, the Ornament and security of his Country, and when he died, he left an illustrious example of a well spent life, worthy of all Imitation.
This Monument is affectionately dedicated by his Children.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 20, 1811.
Location. 41° 55.957′ N, 74° 1.132′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in front of the Old Dutch Church. 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 different marker also named George Clinton (here, next to this marker); “The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Town of Kingston in Ulster County” (a few steps from this marker); George Washington (a few steps from this marker); Patriots of the Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Dutch Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Dutch Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Leuven Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Cornelius C. Elmendorph House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
Also see . . . Biography of George Clinton. (Submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.