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

Grant Cottage

 
 
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2012
1. Grant Cottage Marker
Inscription.
Entrance to cottage
on Mount McGregor.
Splendid panorama known
as “Grantís Last View”.

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 10.766′ N, 73° 44.798′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Saratoga Road (U.S. 9) and Corinth Mountain Road (County Route 101), on the right when traveling south on Saratoga Road. Touch for map. Marker is at the northwest corner of the intersection. 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. A different marker also named Grant Cottage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (about 600 feet away); Dr. Orra Phelps (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grantís Last View of the Valley (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Grantís Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 1Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2012
2. Grant Cottage Marker

1. Biography of Ulysses Simpson Grant. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Grant Cottage State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Marker on Route 9 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2012
3. Marker on Route 9
Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2012
4. Grant Cottage
Ulysses S. Grant died in this cottage on July 23, 1885. It is located atop Mt. McGregor, about 1½ miles north of the marker.
Grantís Last View image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2012
5. Grantís Last View
President Grant had his last view of the valley from this spot on July 20, 1885, a few days before his death.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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