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Wilton in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grantís Last View of the Valley

 
 
Grantís Last View of the Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Grantís Last View of the Valley Marker
Inscription.
This stone marks
the spot where
General U. S. Grant
had his last view
of the valley
July 20, 1885

 
Location. 43° 12.026′ N, 73° 44.601′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker can be reached from Mt. McGregor Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the overlook near the Visitor Center at Grantís Cottage State Historic Site. The cottage is on the grounds of the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility. Marker is in this post office area: Gansevoort NY 12831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grantís Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses S. Grant (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ulysses S. Grant Died (about 600 feet away); Grant Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
Grantís Last View of the Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Grantís Last View of the Valley Marker

1. Biography of Ulysses Simpson Grant. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Grant Cottage State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Marker at the Overlook at Grant Cottage State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker at the Overlook at Grant Cottage State Historic Site
Grantís Last View of the Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Grantís Last View of the Valley Marker
View from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. View from the Marker
This was the view that Ulysses S. Grant saw a few days before his death on July 23, 1885.
Grantís Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
6. Grantís Cottage
U.S. Grant died in this cottage located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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