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

Van Keuren Homestead

 
 
Van Keuren Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
1. Van Keuren Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Burned by British Oct. 17,
1777. Rebuilt and occupied
by direct descendants of
original owner since then.

 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 55.846′ N, 74° 0.874′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on St. James Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on St. James Street, between Pine Street and Clinton Avenue. 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. Academy Green Statues (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stuyvesant Indian Treaty (about 600 feet away); Kingston Academy (about 600 feet away); New York State Assembly (about 700 feet away); Bogardus Tavern (about 700 feet away); Fair Street Church (about 800 feet away); Old Blockhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); One Hundred and Twentieth Infantry New York Volunteers (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Van Keuren Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
2. Van Keuren Homestead Marker
Marker on St. James Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
3. Marker on St. James Street
Van Keuren Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
4. Van Keuren Homestead
When the British invaded Kingston on October 16, 1777, they burned the town, including the house that was on this site. While the floor and roof were lost, the stone walls survived and the house was rebuilt as it is seen today.
 
 
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 330 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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