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

James Clark

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. James Clark Marker
Inscription. James Clark, who was born April 10th 1785 and died May 15th 1832, was, during the many years of his residence in the Village of Kinderhook, a public-spirited citizen, actively engaged in commercial pursuits and always foremost in every enterprise having for its object the improvement and beautifying of the village.

His daughter, Mrs. Peter Bain, has improved and beautified this park, inclosed it with granite coping, and erected this watering-place in memory and in honor of her father.
 
Erected 1891.
 
Location. 42° 23.714′ N, 73° 41.902′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 9) and Hudson Street (County Route 21), on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kinderhook World War I Monument (here, next to this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (a few steps from this marker); Martin Van Buren (within shouting distance of this marker); House of History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Marker in Kinderhook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Marker in Kinderhook
Gen. John Burgoyne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Columbia Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benedict Arnold House (approx. mile away); Birthsite (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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