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

Beginning of the State of New York

 
 
Beginning of the State of New York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
1. Beginning of the State of New York Marker
Inscription.
The Society of the Colonial Dames of America place this tablet to mark the spot whereon was set in motion the Commonwealth of the State of New York on the thirtieth day of July in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Seven by the inauguration as Governor, in the presence of the Council of state, of Major General George Clinton of Ulster, seven times governor of New York and twice Vice President of the United States.

[ Lower Marker : ]
Rededicated by the Ulster
County Tercentennial
Commission – 1983

 
Location. 41° 55.992′ N, 74° 1.18′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Wall Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Ulster County Supreme Court Building. 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. Sojourner Truth (a few steps from this marker); The Pike Plan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stockade Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Town of Kingston in Ulster County”
Beginning of the State of New York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
2. Beginning of the State of New York Marker
(about 300 feet away); Old Dutch Church (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Old Dutch Church (about 300 feet away); George Washington (about 300 feet away); Patriots of the Revolution (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
More about this marker. The logo of the Colonial Dames of America appears at the lower right of the marker. A full length bas relief image of George Clinton is at the left side of the marker.
 
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Beginning of the State of New York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
3. Beginning of the State of New York Marker
Marker in Kingston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
4. Marker in Kingston
The marker can be seen here at the Supreme Court building.
Ulster County Supreme Court image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
5. Ulster County Supreme Court
The Beginning of the State of New York marker is located in front of this building.
 
 
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 270 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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