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Livingston in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alida Livingston

1656-1727

 
 
Alida Livingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
1. Alida Livingston Marker
Inscription.  
Alida Livingston, a capable
courageous and diligent
manager of her husband’s
manor, she helped to settle
Columbia County.
George E. Pataki, Governor

 
Location. 42° 8.517′ N, 73° 46.726′ W. Marker is in Livingston, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Old Post Road (County Route 19) north of Livingston Circle, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on the west side of Old Post Road, in the small plaza to the west of Livingston Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Livingston NY 12541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Livingston - 1788 (a few steps from this marker); Johnstown (a few steps from this marker); Livingston Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Livingston (within shouting distance of this marker); Highland Turnpike (approx. 3 miles away); Livingston - Greenport Line (approx. 3.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Town of Taghkanic Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
 
Related markers.
Alida Livingston Marker (<i>view north along Old Post Road • Town Hall in background on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
2. Alida Livingston Marker (view north along Old Post Road • Town Hall in background on right)
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Livingston, New York
 
Also see . . .
1. Early Settlers of Livingston, Columbia County. Robert Livingston, the first lord of the manor, was married July 9, 1679, to Alida Schuyler, widow of the Rev. Nicholas Van Rensselaer, by whom he had nine children, five of whom grew to mature years, Philip, Robert, Gilbert, Margaret, and Joanna. (Submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Alida Schuyler (Wikipedia). Alida Schuyler was a major businesswoman particularly during her second marriage: she acted as the business partner and political and economical adviser to him, and together, they divided the responsibility of the business and exerted a considerable economic and political influence in the colony. Alida Schuyler has been taken as an example of an independent American colonial businesswoman. She is also known as the matriarch of several American families. (Submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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