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

The Stockade Historic District

 
 
The Stockade Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
1. The Stockade Historic District Marker
Inscription.
The Stockade
Historic District
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
1975

 
Erected 1975 by US Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 41° 56.036′ N, 74° 1.178′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Wall Street and John Street, on the right when traveling north on Wall Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northeast corner of the intersection. 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. The Pike Plan ( a few steps from this marker); Sojourner Truth ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Loughran House ( within shouting distance of this marker); Beginning of the State of New York ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senate House Museum ( about 300 feet away); A Community Attic ( about 400 feet away); A Radical Idea: Government by the People ( about 400 feet away); Kingston Academy ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
The Stockade Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
2. The Stockade Historic District Marker
Marker in Historic Kingston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
3. Marker in Historic Kingston
A stockade that was built around the settlement that was located in this area in 1658 to protect the citizens from the local Indians. The stockade was mostly gone when the British burned the town more than a century later.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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