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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, June 27, 2012
1. Grant Cottage Marker
Inscription.
Approaching road to house
on Mount McGregor where
Ulysses S. Grant
died July 23, 1885

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 11.693′ N, 73° 44.788′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Mount McGregor Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to 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 View of the Valley (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grantís Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant Died (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Ulysses Simpson Grant. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Grant Cottage Marker

2. Grant Cottage State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Marker at the the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker at the the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility
Grant Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 21, 2014
4. Grant Cottage Marker
Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. Grant Cottage
Ulysses S. Grant completed his memoirs in this cottage atop Mt. McGregor just a few days before his death here on July 23, 1885.
Grant Cottage Death Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
6. Grant Cottage Death Room
Pres. Grant died in this room on July 23, 1885.
Grant's Funeral Flowers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
7. Grant's Funeral Flowers
Several floral arrangements from Grant's funeral are displayed in the dining room at Grant Cottage.
Mourners at Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2014
8. Mourners at Grant Cottage
The family of Ulysses S. Grant at his memorial service at the cottage on Mount McGregor.
 
 
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 444 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on September 22, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   5, 6, 7. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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