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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ulster County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Ulster County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Ulster County, NY (263) Columbia County, NY (231) Delaware County, NY (82) Dutchess County, NY (337) Greene County, NY (118) Orange County, NY (540) Sullivan County, NY (150)  UlsterCounty(263) Ulster County (263)  ColumbiaCounty(231) Columbia County (231)  DelawareCounty(82) Delaware County (82)  DutchessCounty(337) Dutchess County (337)  GreeneCounty(118) Greene County (118)  OrangeCounty(540) Orange County (540)  SullivanCounty(150) Sullivan County (150)
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Adjacent to Ulster County, New York
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1New York, Ulster County, Accord — Alton Brooks ParkerMay 14, 1852 - May 10, 1926
On U.S. 209 west of Whitfield Road, on the right when traveling west.
Principal of this school, 1870-71 Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, 1897-1904 Candidate for President of U.S.; 1904Map (db m118528) HM
2New York, Ulster County, Accord — Rochester Church
On U.S. 209, 0.2 miles east of Mettacahonts Road, on the left when traveling east.
Rev. Nucella preached, 1695 Log church built, 1700 2 stone churches, 1743, 1860 2 other churches burned Present, 6th on same spotMap (db m118525) HM
3New York, Ulster County, Accord — Tom Quick Farm
On U.S. 209, 0.3 miles east of Mettacahonts Road, on the left when traveling east.
Home of Tom Quick, bought from Harmon Hekun, Indian, 1676: Quick was killed by Indians and his son slew many Red Men in revenge.Map (db m118523) HM
4New York, Ulster County, Accord — Training FieldSite Of
On U.S. 209, on the left when traveling south.
Colonial militia, in the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars, met for training in a field at this placeMap (db m131720) HM
5New York, Ulster County, Accord — Westbrook House
On Old Whitfield Road at Canyon Lake Road, on the left when traveling west on Old Whitfield Road.
Land acquired from Indians in 1696. Jonathan Westbrook English officer built this original wing in 1700. Bought by Marshall family in 1924.Map (db m147630) HM
6New York, Ulster County, Alligerville — Alligerville Historic District
On Kyserike Road at Creek Road, on the right when traveling east on Kyserike Road.
Listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m147633) HM
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7New York, Ulster County, Alligerville — Het Killities Landt
On Lucas Turnpike (County Route 1) 0.1 miles south of Kyserike Road, on the right when traveling south.
Van Wagenen homestead in Kyserike. Built prior to 1726.Map (db m147618) HM
8New York, Ulster County, Alligerville — Watering Trough
On Kyserike Road near Kirby Lane, on the right when traveling east.
This triangular spring-fed watering trouch was used during the era of horse drawn transportationMap (db m147611) HM
9New York, Ulster County, Bearsville — Baehr’s Store
On New York State Route 212 at Striebel Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 212.
Christian Baehr, a German peddler, founded store on Sawkill, in 1839, early in tanbark industry. It gave name to hamlet Bearsville.Map (db m144768) HM
10New York, Ulster County, Big Indian — History of Big Indian and Oliverea
Near New York State Route 28, 0.1 miles west of Oliverea Road, on the left when traveling west.
The Legend of Big Indian The hamlet of Big Indian takes its name from an 18th century Native American named "Winnisook," who was said to be over seven feet in height, strong, well-built, and fearless. Much of the legend surrounding Winnisook's . . . Map (db m147343) HM
11New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — Creeklocks
On Creek Locks Road (County Route 25) 0.1 miles north of Constable Lane, on the right when traveling north.
Originally Wagendaal. Renamed 1825 when Delaware and Hudson Canal was built. Canal entered creek here.Map (db m144043) HM
12New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — De Witt House
On Dewitt Mills Road (County Route 28) at New York State Route 32, on the right when traveling north on Dewitt Mills Road.
Site of De Witt House built 1736; destroyed 1930; home of Col. Charles De Witt, member Provincial Congress, called Crocodile Inn, about 1800.Map (db m144035) HM
13New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — De Witt Mill
On New York State Route 32 at Dewitt Mill Road (County Route 28), on the right when traveling south on State Route 32.
Site of De Witt Mill Erected about 1750 by Col. Charles De Witt. Flour ground here for American army in the Revolution.Map (db m144036) HM
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14New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — First Church
On Maple Hill Road, 0.2 miles west of Lefever Falls Road, on the left when traveling south.
Site of first church Erected here in 1797, Reformed Church of Bloemendaal, burned 1846, rebuilt 1847, at new location at Bloomington.Map (db m144046) HM
15New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — Newkirk Tavern
On Lefever Falls Road at Maple Hill Road, in the median on Lefever Falls Road.
Built in 1781 by Gerrit Newkirk. A famous hostelry.Map (db m144045) HM
16New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — Petrus Van Wagenen
On Main Street at Creek Locks Road (County Route 25), on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
One of original settlers of Wagendaal, occupied by Van Wagenen families, built this house in 1699.Map (db m144041) HM
17New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — Reformed Protestant Dutch Church
On Church Street at Raymond Lefever Road, on the right when traveling north on Church Street.
First organized 1797, burned 1846. Rebuilt on present location, 1847.Map (db m144042) HM
18New York, Ulster County, Bloomington — White’s Mill
On Whiteport Road (Hickory Bush Road), 0.4 miles north of NY Thruway (Interstate 87), on the left when traveling north.
Built 1830 by Hugh White. Supplied cement for Croton Reservoir. Whiteport named to honor Hugh White.Map (db m144038) HM
19New York, Ulster County, Bushnellsville — State Land1885-1935
On New York State Route 42, 1.5 miles north of Crump Hill Road, on the right when traveling south.
Entering/ leaving forest preserve acquired 1932. A part of 2,370,000 acres of wild forest maintained for free public use.Map (db m147131) HM
20New York, Ulster County, Chichester — Chichester
On New York State Route 214 at Park Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 214.
Factory town and furniture-making center founded by the Chichester family in 1864, later operated by William O. Schwarzwaelder.Map (db m147118) HM
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21New York, Ulster County, Cottekill — Snyder Home
On Cottekill Road (County Route 26) at Michael Drive, on the right when traveling west on Cottekill Road.
Community first settled 1755 by Jacob Snyder, house erected 1788; home of Christopher Snyder, Revolutionary soldier.Map (db m147634) HM
22New York, Ulster County, Cragsmoor — Cragsmoor Historic District
On New York State Route 52 at Cragsmoor Road (Old Plank Road), on the right when traveling north on State Route 52.
Listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m147388) HM
23New York, Ulster County, Ellenville — Civil War Memorial
Dedicated to the Soldiers and Sailors of the town of Wawarsing in grateful recognition of their services and sacrifices in defence of the Union 1861 - 1865Map (db m118482) WM
24New York, Ulster County, Ellenville — Fantinekill Massacre MemorialIn Memoriam
On Main Street (U.S. 209) north of Aluminum Drive, on the right when traveling north.
Bevier Family Widow Elizabeth Bevier Age 62 Her Sons Solomon Age 29 • Josiah Age 23 —————— Sax Family Widow Johannah Sax Age 59 . . . Map (db m118476) HM
25New York, Ulster County, Ellenville — Frank B. HoornbeekIn Tribute to
Fantinekill Cemetery Association 1902-1949 whose vision and effort made this cemetery a memorial of beauty dignity and inspiration This tablet erected by his friends May 30, 1950Map (db m118490) HM
26New York, Ulster County, Ellenville — Glassworks Site
On Canal Street (County Route 52) at Edwards Place, on the right when traveling east on Canal Street.
Ellenville Glass Co. 1836-96 produced bottles, demijohns, fruit jars & insulators on a large scale employing up to four hundred hands. Map (db m138683) HM
27New York, Ulster County, Ellenville — Ulster County
On U.S. 209, 8.5 miles north of New York State Route 17.
One of original counties of New York State, 1683, recieved its name from the Earldom in Ireland of James, Duke of York.Map (db m30531) HM
28New York, Ulster County, Esopus — Church of the Ascension
On U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north.
Esopus Built 1842Map (db m57450) HM
29New York, Ulster County, Esopus — Perrine’s Bridge
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) east of NY Thruway (Interstate 87), on the left when traveling east.
Most of Ulster County's covered bridges are long gone. However, in Esopus, Perrine's Bridge continues to span the Wallkill more than a century and a half after its construction. Joining Esopus to the Town of Rosendale, Perrine's is thought to be the . . . Map (db m151073) HM
30New York, Ulster County, Esopus — Perrine’s Bridge
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) 0.1 miles east of New York State Route 32, on the left when traveling east.
Perrine's Bridge was originally built by Benjiman Wood in 1844. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as of April 13, 1973 Notable Esopus Bridges by Eugene C. Dauner. Taken in part from the Town of Esopus Story (1978) . . . Map (db m151178) HM
31New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Blacksmith Shop
On Bruceville Road north of Main Street (County Route 213), on the right when traveling north.
Built late 19th century. Owned by Silas M. Niles 1899 - 1941Map (db m147713) HM
32New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Clove Reformed Church
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
→ 1½ Mile Site of Clove Reformed Church Organized in 1807. Moved to present site in High Falls 1867Map (db m147657) HM
33New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Discovery of Cement
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Bruceville Road, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
At Bruceville, Nathaniel Bruce, burned in a blacksmith's forge, some native rock and discovered cement in 1818.Map (db m147718) HM
34New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Geology of High Falls
Near Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Road, on the right when traveling north.
The scene before you reveals Silurian-age rock strata, which were deposited as open seafloor, tidal flat and lowland river sediments. These 410 million-year-old layers were tilted and deformed during the Acadian orogeny (a mountain building . . . Map (db m147772) HM
35New York, Ulster County, High Falls — High Falls War Memorial
On Second Street at Main Street (New York State Route 213), on the right when traveling south on Second Street.
To Honor The Young Men Of This Community Who By Their Patriotism And Loyalty Served God And Country In The Wars Of Our Nation This Tablet Is Placed Here By The High Falls Civic Association 1960Map (db m147727) WM
36New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Hydroelectric Power
Near Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Road, on the right when traveling west.
In 1909 Abraham Robison's grist mill was converted into an electric generating station. Two 560 kilowatt generating units were placed into service in 1910. High Falls, along with Honk Falls in Warwarsing, were the principal sources of electric . . . Map (db m147827) HM
37New York, Ulster County, High Falls — John Burroughs
On Mohonk Road at School Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on Mohonk Road.
American Naturalist Taught school at High Falls in 1857 near present building.Map (db m149311) HM
38New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Old Depuy House
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) at 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Built in 1797 by S. and A. Depuy, who kept a tavern here. Map (db m147660) HM
39New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Old Stone Aqueduct
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) near Second Street, on the right when traveling west.
Built in 1825 by D. & H. Canal Co. Completed 1828; enlarged in 1842 and 1851. Abandoned Feb. 23, 1899.Map (db m147858) HM
40New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Roebling Aqueduct Abutment Trail
On Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Old Rte. 213, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Roebling Aqueduct Abutment Trail Owned by the D&H Canal Historical Society This towpath trail leads to the remains of a D&H Canal suspension aqueduct designed by John Roebling, who later designed the Brooklyn Bridge. Photographs and a . . . Map (db m147853) HM
41New York, Ulster County, High Falls — The Aqueducts
Near Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Road, on the right when traveling west.
Benjamin Wright, an engineer for the Erie Canal, was hired to lay out the route for the D &H Canal. John B. Jervis, chief engineer, constructed a double-arch aqueduct of cut stone to carry the canal across the Rondout Creek. It cost about $8,000. . . . Map (db m147834) HM
42New York, Ulster County, High Falls — The Delaware & Hudson Canal
Near Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Road, on the right when traveling west.
In 1824 two Philadelphia merchants, Maurice and Wilbur Wurts, proposed a canal to transport coal from mines in northwest Pennsylvania to New York City via the Hudson River. The canal opened in 1828 at a cost of over one million dollars and was 108 . . . Map (db m147831) HM
43New York, Ulster County, High Falls — The High Falls Historic SiteAnd Hydroelectric Generating Facility
Near Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Street, on the left when traveling east.
Water has thundered over the high falls since the end of the Ice Age. Early settlers called it the Great Falls. The first recorded transfer of land at the High Falls is a land grant of 50 acres to Frederick Hussey in 1676. Jacob Hasbrouck was . . . Map (db m147703) HM
44New York, Ulster County, High Falls — Water-Powered Mills
Near Main Street (New York State Route 213) at Berme Road, on the right when traveling north.
The high falls were known to early settlers in the 1670's, but it was not until after the American Revolution that the water power was harnessed; after 1783 a mill was built on the north bank of the creek by Jacob Hasbrouck or his son Joseph, to . . . Map (db m147763) HM
45New York, Ulster County, Highfalls — Delaware and Hudson Canal
On Main Street near 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east.
Delaware and Hudson Canal has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of . . . Map (db m49088) HM
46New York, Ulster County, Highland — 156th Regiment N.Y.S.V. Infantry
On U.S. 9W at Milton Avenue (U.S. 44), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 9W.
To the memory of the brave and patriotic men of this regiment who served their country faithfully in the Third Brigade Second Division 19th Army Corps 1862 — 1865 This monument erected by their comrades and friends . . . Map (db m146098) WM
47New York, Ulster County, Highland — Circa 1915 “N5” CabooseHudson Valley Rail Trail
On New Paltz Road (County Route 12) at Mae Lane, on the left when traveling north on New Paltz Road.
The N5 model was the world's first all-steel caboose to go into large-scale production. Designed by the Pennsylvania Railroad and built at its massive complex in Altoona, PA, the "N5” was produced from 1914 to 1942, with only minor changes to . . . Map (db m146047) HM
48New York, Ulster County, Highland — Elting Homestead
On Main Street, 0.1 miles south of Elting Place, on the left when traveling north.
Built by Philip Elting 1817 who founded Village of Highland on his farm which was devised by his grandfather Abraham Elting to Noah Elting April 1797Map (db m145999) HM
49New York, Ulster County, Highland — Highland HamletClassic, Small Town America On The West Bank Of The Hudson — Greater Walkway Experience —
On Milton Avenue (U.S. 44) at U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north on Milton Avenue.
Seeking higher ground, early settlers established this quaint hamlet surrounded by farmland with not-so-distant views of the Hudson. To this day, locals still take its geography literally, pronouncing their home “high land.” Its . . . Map (db m146060) HM
50New York, Ulster County, Highland — Highland HamletClassic, Small Town America On the West Bank Of The Hudson — Greater Walkway Experience —
On Vineyard Avenue at Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Vineyard Avenue.
Seeking higher ground, early settlers established this quaint hamlet surrounded by farmland with not-so-distant views of the Hudson. To this day, locals still take its geography literally, pronouncing their home “high land.” Its . . . Map (db m146088) HM
51New York, Ulster County, Highland — Highland Landing
On River Road at Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling east on River Road.
Yelverton's Landing 1777 Valentine Baker's Landing 1786 New Paltz Landing 1798 The town's shipping center for a century and a halfMap (db m145987) HM
52New York, Ulster County, Highland — Highland LandingHudson Riverfront Reinvented By The Past, Present, And Future — Greater Walkway Experience —
On River Road at Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling east on River Road.
If you were standing on this spot nearly 250 years ago, you may have been the target of British warships making their way up the Hudson to reinforce General Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga. Setting colonists' property on fire with hot . . . Map (db m145991) HM
53New York, Ulster County, Highland — Highland LandingHudson Riverfront Reinvented By The Past, Present, And Future — Greater Walkway Experience —
On Mile Hill Road at River Road, on the right when traveling west on Mile Hill Road.
If you were standing on this spot nearly 250 years ago, you may have been the target of British warships making their way up the Hudson to reinforce General Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga. Setting colonists' property on fire with hot . . . Map (db m146048) HM
54New York, Ulster County, Highland — Lloyd World War I Memorial
On Main Street at Vineyard Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Dedicated To The Sons Of The Town Of Lloyd Who Offered Their Lives In Humanity's Defense In The Great War Of The Nations And In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Those who made the Supreme Sacrifice: Floyd Davis · Frank . . . Map (db m146018) WM
55New York, Ulster County, Highland — Lloyd World War II & Vietnam War Memorial
On U.S. 9W at U.S. 44, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 9W.
In Memory Of The Men And Women Of The Town of Lloyd Who Served Our Nation In War And Peace They Gave The Supreme Sacrifice World War II Bennett, Lloyd B. · Bezzaro, Anthony J. · DiBenedetto, Joseph A. · Donovan, William J. · Dubols, . . . Map (db m146096) WM
56New York, Ulster County, Highland — Mid-Hudson Bridge Dedication400 Years of History
Near Haviland Road, 0.5 miles east of U.S. 44, on the left when traveling east.
Eleanor Roosevelt, joined by the state superintendent of public works (left) and the bridge designers (right), cuts the ribbon at the August 25, 1930, opening of the Mid-Hudson Bridge. Background photograph courtesy New York State Bridge . . . Map (db m145280) HM
57New York, Ulster County, Highland — Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge Cantilevered SpansThe Great Connector
Near Haviland Road, 0.5 miles east of U.S. 44, on the left when traveling east.
The bridge has three cantilevered spans supported by rectangular trusses. Developed during the 19th century, the cantilever span is supported on only one end and can bridge greater distances with few supports. Background photograph by . . . Map (db m145298) HM
58New York, Ulster County, Highland — Poughkeepsie Regatta400 Years of History
Near Haviland Road, 0.5 miles east of U.S. 44, on the left when traveling east.
The eight-man crew from the University of Wisconsin varsity team lifting a 60-foot boat. When this photograph was taken in 1914, races on the Hudson were four miles long and went from north to south with the prevailing current. Background . . . Map (db m145359) HM
59New York, Ulster County, Highland — Presbyterian Church
On Church Street at Grove Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
Organized May 26, 1792, as the Presbyterian Congregation of New Paltz. Present edifice erected 1844.Map (db m145980) HM
60New York, Ulster County, Highland — SloopsThe Hudson Highway
Near Haviland Road, 0.5 miles east of U.S. 44, on the left when traveling east.
Sloops were the primary means of travel and shipping on the river, the "eighteen wheelers" of the 19th century. A sloop (from Dutch sloep) is a sailboat with a single mast placed toward the front of the boat. Background photograph . . . Map (db m145299) HM
61New York, Ulster County, Highland — Town of Lloyd Organized
On New Paltz Road (County Route 12) 0 miles east of Pancake Hollow Road (County Route 15), on the left when traveling east.
First Town of Lloyd meeting held here May 6, 1845, Lloyd Township set off from town of New Paltz. Town pop. 1845 was 2035.Map (db m28649) HM
62New York, Ulster County, Highland — Women’s Veteran Memorial
On Church Street just south of Grove Street, on the right when traveling south.
In Honor Of The Women From The Town of Lloyd Who Have Served In The Armed Forces Of The United StatesMap (db m146102) WM
63New York, Ulster County, Highmount — Ulster County
On New York State Route 28, on the left when traveling west.
One of original counties of New York State 1683. Received its name from the earldom in Ireland of James, Duke of York.Map (db m132111) HM
64New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Col. Charles De Witt
Near Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Born       1727   ---   Died     Aug. 27, 1787 Patriot Statesman and Leader in the Revolution Member Colonial Assembly   1768–75 Provincial Convention   1775   Provincial Congress   1778–7 First Convention of State of New York and of . . . Map (db m57735) HM
65New York, Ulster County, Hurley — General Washington
On Hurley Avenue (County Route 28) at Zandhoek Road, on the left when traveling south on Hurley Avenue.
was given a public reception here on his journey from West Point to Kingston, Nov. 16, 1782.Map (db m57416) HM
66New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Hurley Main Street
On Main Street (County Route 29), on the left when traveling east.
Three hundred-year-old Dutch houses line this National Historic Landmark District. Hurley was the state capital from November – December 1777.Revolutionary War Heritage TrailMap (db m57414) HM
67New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Hurley Roadbed
On Main Street (County Route 29) at Schoolhouse Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Section of roadbed (now Rt. 28) between bluestone quarries of Glenford, West Hurley and Hurley and docks at Roundout Creek in 19th century. Grooves were worn by heavy wagons.Map (db m57593) HM
68New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Old Guard House
On Main Street (County Route 29), on the left when traveling east.
Lieut. David Taylor, British spy, was confined in this house and hanged on an apple tree, October 18, 1777Map (db m57415) HM
69New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Old Guard House
On Main Street (County Route 29), on the left when traveling east.
This structure has been recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States Department of the Interior for its archives at the Library of Congress.Map (db m57596) HM
70New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Old Mine RoadEsopus – Minisink Trail
On County Route 29 east of Schoolhouse Road, on the right when traveling east.
Indian trail connecting Deleware Valley with Hudson River. Used before and during Revolution.Map (db m207978) HM
71New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Stone Road
On Main Street (County Route 29) at Schoolhouse Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Blue stone sections from the “Stone Road” now Route 28A. Used by wagons to transport bluestone from the quarries in Old West Hurley to the docks in Wilbur. Only the “down” track of the road was stoned. Wagon wheels were . . . Map (db m57594) HM
72New York, Ulster County, Hurley — Van Deusen HouseBuilt 1723
On Main Street (County Route 29), on the left when traveling east.
Temporary Capitol of State after burning of Kingston 1777.Map (db m57423) HM
73New York, Ulster County, Kerhonkson — Colonial Fort
On U.S. 209 at Samsonville Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 209.
Site of colonial fort. Here on Deyo's Hill stood a fort protecting early settlers from IndiansMap (db m168901) HM
74New York, Ulster County, Kerhonkson — Home of Johannes G. Hardenbergh
On U.S. 209 west of U.S. 44, on the left when traveling west.
Erected 1762. New York records deposited here Oct. 12, 1777 before Kingston was burned by the BritishMap (db m118493) HM
75New York, Ulster County, Kerhonkson — Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
On Main Street east of 42nd Street, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to the memory of those who perished April 19, 1995 in the Oklahoma City bombing.Map (db m118496) HM WM
76New York, Ulster County, Kerhonkson — Site of Indian Raid
On U.S. 209, 0.8 miles east of Samsonville Road, on the right when traveling east.
In colonial church which stood here, 1778, settlers fortified themselves, and successfully fought off attack of Indian raiders.Map (db m118521) HM
77New York, Ulster County, Kerhonkson — War Memorial
On Main Street east of 42nd Street, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Rondout Valley who served in our warsMap (db m118495) HM
78New York, Ulster County, Kingston — “The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Town of Kingston in Ulster County”
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
This church organized in 1659 and chartered November 17, 1719 under His Majesty George King of Great Britain was served until December 1808 by pastors educated in the Universities of Holland and Germany who preached in Dutch. The first sermon by the . . . Map (db m57576) HM
79New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Mary Powell Bell
On E Strand Street at Broadway, on the left when traveling west on E Strand Street.
This bell, cast by the Meneely Bell Foundry in West Troy, New York, in 1861, came from the famous steamboat Mary Powell which operated on the Hudson River from 1861 to 1917. The Mary Powell ran between Rondout/Kingston and New York City and . . . Map (db m59289) HM
80New York, Ulster County, Kingston — 1898 Mathilda Steam Engine
Near Broadway near Rondout Landing, on the left when traveling south.
The 1898 Mathilda Steam Engine A Compound Engine Two Pistons: a high pressure, and a low pressure 1) High pressure steam is directed to the top of the piston by the steam valve The steam pushes the piston down, which in turn pushes the . . . Map (db m204669) HM
81New York, Ulster County, Kingston — 20th New York State Militia[ 80th N. Y. Vol. ] — Ulster Guard —
On E Strand Street at Broadway, on the left when traveling west on E Strand Street.
Battle HonorsGainesville                   August 28, 1862 2nd Bull Run                August 30, 1862 Chantilly                       September 1, 1862 South Mountain           September 14, 1862 Antietam                      September 17, 1862 . . . Map (db m58033) HM
82New York, Ulster County, Kingston — A Community AtticSenate House State Historic Site
On Fair Street, on the left when traveling south.
This Georgian Revival style museum was built in 1927 to house and display Senate House State Historic Site’s expanding collections. Today’s permanent and temporary exhibits showcase Hudson Valey decorative and fine arts, including works by such . . . Map (db m57460) HM
83New York, Ulster County, Kingston — A Radical Idea: Government by the PeopleSenate House State Historic Site
On Clinton Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Consider the sacrifices made by ordinary citizens like Abraham van Gaasbeck, who risked his life, family, and property, when he offered his modest stone house as a meeting place for the first New York State Senate in September 1777. Would you have . . . Map (db m57457) HM
84New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Academy Green Statues
On Clinton Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
These statues were given to the City of Kingston by Emily Crane Chadbourne June 4th, 1959Map (db m57768) HM
85New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Beginning of the State of New York
On Wall Street, on the right when traveling south.
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 . . . Map (db m57567) HM
86New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Bogardus Tavern
On Maiden Lane at Fair Street, on the left when traveling east on Maiden Lane.
Site of Bogardus Tavern First Meeting Place New York State Assembly September 10, 1777.Map (db m57437) HM
87New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Bronze Cannon
On Broadway at Andrew Street, on the right when traveling west on Broadway.
Bronze cannon from Raritan Arsenal Metuchen N.J. presented on May 30,1947 to the City of Kingston N.Y. through Paul Appel to replace iron cannon donated to World War II scrap drive & originally presented on June 28 1877 to the City of . . . Map (db m204981) HM
88New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Burning of Kingston
On Crown Street at Green Street, on the left when traveling north on Crown Street.
As a memorial to those citizens of • Kingston • because of whose patriotism the village was burned by the British forces under the command of Maj. Gen. John Vaughan on the 16th day of October • 1777 • ----------- This tablet is erected by one of the . . . Map (db m109022) HM
89New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Chambers Pear Tree1652 - 2002
On Broadway north of Strand Street, on the right when traveling north.
This Bartlett pear tree commemorates the original tree planted by Thomas Chambers, who in 1652 settled in this vicinity, which later became known as Rondout and Kingston. Upon his death, he was buried under this tree with a simple bluestone slab to . . . Map (db m59285) HM
90New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Dr. Cornelius C. Elmendorph House
On Main Street at Wall Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Pre-Revolution home of Old Dutch Church Conferentie family leader 1754 – 1772. Ulster County Medical Society founded in this building July 1, 1806 Map (db m57501) HM
91New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Fair Street Church
On Fair Street, on the right when traveling south.
The Congregation of the Fair Street Reformed Church meets here in the oldest public worship building in Kingston. Established as the Second Reformed Church of Kingston in January, 1849, the small group of 27 people originally met for worship in the . . . Map (db m57762) HM
92New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Fourth Ward Honor Roll
On Delaware Avenue at Livingston Street, on the right when traveling west on Delaware Avenue.
Original Dedication March 28, 1943 Re-Dedication June 6, 1998 Albert Abdallah · John Abdallah · Robert Ackert · Frank Albrecht · Louis F. Albrecht · Walter F. Albrecht · Michael Appa · Adam Argulewicz · Andrew Argulewicz · Edward . . . Map (db m204888) WM
93New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Fulton’s Playground: Fun with Steamboats
Near Broadway near Rondout Landing, on the left when traveling south.
Robert Fulton did not invent the steamboat, but he was the first person to make steamboats. Commercially viable: His first vessel, called just "The Steamboat," proved that steam travel could be safe and reliable. Steamboats took over . . . Map (db m204671) HM
94New York, Ulster County, Kingston — George Clinton
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
Born July 26, 1739, Little Britain, N. Y. Married February 7, 1770, Cornelia Tappen Died April 20, 1812, Buried Washington, D. C. Ulster County Clerk,   1759 – 1812 Brigadier General,   Revolutionary War First Governor of New York State,   . . . Map (db m57570) HM
95New York, Ulster County, Kingston — George Clinton
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
[ Lower Marker : ] George Clinton First Governor New York State 1777 – 1804 Vice-President United States 1804 – 1812 Honored by Wiltwyck Chapter D. A. R. [ Marker on Monument : ] To the Memory of George Clinton He . . . Map (db m57573) HM
96New York, Ulster County, Kingston — George Washington
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
1732                     1932 In commemoration of the visit of George Washington to Kingston on the 16th of November, 1782 His reception by the Trustees of the freeholders and Commonalty of the Town and the Consistory of this church George J.L. . . . Map (db m57574) HM
97New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Hasbrouck Park Trail
Near Delaware Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Hasbrouck Park Road, on the right when traveling east.
Hasbrouck Park History Hasbrouck Park is Kingston's first official downtown park which opened in 1920. It is one of Kingston's larger parks at 45 acres. Much of Hasbrouck Park was mined by the Newark Lime and Cement Company in the late . . . Map (db m204784) HM
98New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Hoffman House
On N Front Street at Green Street, on the left when traveling west on N Front Street.
Built by Nicholas Hoffman 1711 on part of Crown Grant of land made to his father Martinus in 1688. This is the northwest corner of the Old Stockade.Map (db m57448) HM
99New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Island Dock
Near W Strand Street, on the left when traveling west.
This man-made island was designed and constructed in 1848 by a local engineer, James McEntee, to store the coal shipped by D and H Canal from Pennsylvania. The coal was transferred by steam-operated elevators to river barges for shipment to New . . . Map (db m59273) HM
100New York, Ulster County, Kingston — Judge Lucas Elmendorf Mansion
On Green Street at Crown Street, on the left when traveling north on Green Street.
Built circa 1790 by this regent, turnpike builder, Associate of Thomas Jefferson. His election to Congress 1797 – 1803 was celebrated by a grand illumination of this house 1798.Map (db m109023) HM

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