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Wilton in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ulysses S. Grant Died

 
 
Ulysses S. Grant Died Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Ulysses S. Grant Died Marker
Inscription.
“Lest we forget”
At this cottage on July 23rd, 1885
Died
Ulysses S. Grant
General U.S.A. 1866 – 1969
President U.S., 1869 – 1877
“Let us have peace”
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Erected by New York Division
Sons of Veterans
• 1916 •

Reverse Marker:
A Legacy of Commitment to Grant Cottage

The Mt. McGregor Memorial Association, Inc., 1889-1957

The Civil War Unioin Veterans of The Grand Army of the Republic

Oliver Pendleton Clark, Sgt., Co. B, 94th New York Infantry
Andersonville Survivor
First Caretaker, 1890 - 1917

Martha Josephine Kelsey Clarke
Wife of Oliver
Second Caretaker, 1917 - 1941

The Friends of The Ulysses S. Grant Cottage, Inc.
Formed September 18, 1989

- 2014 -

 
Erected 1916 by New York Division Sons of Veterans.
 
Location. 43° 12.075′ N, 73° 44.719′ W. Marker is in Wilton, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Mt. McGregor Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Grant’s Cottage. The cottage is on the grounds of the former Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility. Marker is in this post office area: Gansevoort NY 12831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
</b><i>Reverse Marker</i><b><br>A Legacy of Commitment to Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 21, 2014
2. Reverse Marker
A Legacy of Commitment to Grant Cottage
The Friends of The Ulysses S. Grant Cottage, Inc. have recently mounted this plaque in recognition of their 25 years of service to the honor and memory of U.S. Grant.
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant (a few steps from this marker); Grant’s Last View of the Valley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant’s Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook (about 600 feet away); The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor (about 600 feet away); Grant Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Grant Cottage (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Ulysses Simpson Grant. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Grant Cottage State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. The Friends of The Ulysses S. Grant Cottage, Inc. (Submitted on September 22, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
Marker in Grant Cottage State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Marker in Grant Cottage State Historic Site
Grant Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
5. Grant Cottage
Grant Death Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
6. Grant Death Room
Ulysses S. Grant died in the bed seen here. The clock over the mantle was stopped at the exact time of his death.
Funeral of Ulysses S. Grant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2014
7. Funeral of Ulysses S. Grant
Frederick Grant eulogizes his father at the cottage on Mt. McGregor as his daughter Julia and mother look on.
Grant's Family at his Memorial Service image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2014
8. Grant's Family at his Memorial Service
Lower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
9. Lower Marker
In memory of
Suye Gambino
Caring for Grant Cottage
1914 - 1984
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on September 22, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on September 22, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7, 8. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   9. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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