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

Bogardus Tavern

 
 
Bogardus Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
1. Bogardus Tavern Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Bogardus Tavern
First Meeting Place
New York State
Assembly
September 10, 1777.

 
Erected 1927 by New York State.
 
Location. 41° 55.865′ N, 74° 1.023′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Maiden Lane and Fair Street, on the left when traveling east on Maiden Lane. Touch for map. 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. New York State Assembly (here, next to this marker); Fair Street Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Blockhouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Keuren Homestead (about 700 feet away); Kingston Academy (about 700 feet away); One Hundred and Twentieth Infantry New York Volunteers (about 700 feet away); Stuyvesant Indian Treaty (about 700 feet away); George Clinton (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bogardus Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
2. Bogardus Tavern Marker
Kingston was the first capitol of New York State with lawmakers first meeting at this location before moving to the nearby Senate House. Kingston remained the capitol until the British burned Kingston on October 16, 1777.
Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
3. Kingston Marker
Two markers can be found at this intersection. The Bogardus Tavern marker is seen here on the left.
 
 
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 288 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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