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Kingston in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Senate House

State Historic Site

 
 
Senate House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
1. Senate House Marker
Inscription.
The State’s first Senate met here in the fall of 1777 until the city of Kingston was attacked and burned by the British.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 41° 56.078′ N, 74° 1.103′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Clinton Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the parking lot of the Senate House State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NY 12401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Radical Idea: Government by the People (here, next to this marker); The Loughran House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Evolution of the Senate House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Community Attic (within shouting distance of this marker); Senate House Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Senate House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stockade   1658 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Stockade Historic District (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
More about this marker.
Senate House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
2. Senate House Marker
The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .
1. Senate House State Historic Site. New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website. (Submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Senate House. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Kingston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
3. Marker in Kingston
Senate House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
4. Senate House
Kingston served as the original capital of New York State. The Senate met in this building until it was burned by the British.
Inside the Senate House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
5. Inside the Senate House
During 1777, the Senate of the State of New York met in this room.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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