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Hyde Park in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of James K. Paulding House

 
 
Site of James K. Paulding House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2015
1. Site of James K. Paulding House Marker
Inscription.
Site of
James K. Paulding
House, 1841 – 1860
Paulding was a distinguished
author, collaborated with
Washington Irving, was Sec’y
of Navy under Van Buren

 
Location. 41° 48.471′ N, 73° 56.259′ W. Marker is in Hyde Park, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Albany Post Road (U.S. 9) 0.1 miles south of Scenic Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hyde Park NY 12538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. James Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reformed Dutch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Church of the Ascension (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hyde Park World War II Korean War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Those Who Served (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hyde Park World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hyde Park Vietnam War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyde Park.
 
Regarding Site of James K. Paulding House. James Kirke Paulding was an American writer and Secretary of the U.S. Navy from July, 1938 to March, 1841. As a satirical writer, he
Site of James K. Paulding House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2015
2. Site of James K. Paulding House Marker
coined the word ‘Gotham’ as a name for New York City.
 
Also see . . .  James Kirke Paulding on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 13, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Stone Mile Marker Next to the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2015
3. Stone Mile Marker Next to the Marker
89 Miles to N. York
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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