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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wilton

 
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Wilton, New York and Vicinity
    Saratoga County (460)
    Albany County (332)
    Fulton County (126)
    Hamilton County (14)
    Montgomery County (185)
    Rensselaer County (150)
    Schenectady County (159)
    Warren County (146)
    Washington County (149)
 
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1New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Battle of Wilton
February 17, 1693 British forces of 250 Whites & 290 Indians engaged French & Indian forces of “800 or 700” men. — Map (db m58024) HM
2New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Dr. Orra Phelps
1895 – 1986 Dr. Phelps served the school system and the Navy and Veterans Hospital. Botanist, ADK 46er, Author, Naturalist and Teacher. George E. Pataki, GovernorMap (db m58032) HM
3New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Emerson’s Tavern
1790 – 1981 Site of the first Town of Wilton meeting held Mar. 1819. First supervisor elected was Dudley Emerson. Gen. Lafayette stayed here. — Map (db m58030) HM
4New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Glen Mitchell
Site of hotel built in 1870 by Caleb Mitchell. Reopened by Redemptorists in 1886 as St. Clements College until relocating circa 1920. — Map (db m130055) HM
5New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Grant Cottage
Approaching road on left to house on Mount McGregor where Ulysses S. Grant died July 23, 1885 — Map (db m56856) HM
6New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Grant Cottage
Entrance to cottage on Mount McGregor. Splendid panorama known as “Grant’s Last View”. — Map (db m56858) HM
7New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Grant Cottage
Entrance to cottage on Mount McGregor. Splendid panorama known as “Grant’s Last View”. — Map (db m56860) HM
8New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Grant Cottage
Approaching road to house on Mount McGregor where Ulysses S. Grant died July 23, 1885 — Map (db m56861) HM
9New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Grant’s Last Trip to the Eastern Outlook
On July 20, 1885, three days before his death, General Grant, unable to speak, passed a note to his doctor requesting to be taken to the Eastern Outlook. Because of his weakened state, Grant was carried there in his bath chair by his son, Colonel . . . — Map (db m56914) HM
10New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Grant’s Last View of the Valley
This stone marks the spot where General U. S. Grant had his last view of the valley July 20, 1885 — Map (db m56849) HM
11New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — The Hotel and Ulysses S. Grant at Mt. McGregor
Mt. McGregor developed as a resort after a road and a small hotel (now Grant Cottage) were built by Duncan McGregor in the 1870s. A group of investors recognized the site’s potential and, in 1882, built a railroad line here from Saratoga Springs. . . . — Map (db m56921) HM
12New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Ulysses S. Grant
Lived here during his last days June 16 to July 23, 1885 and completed his personal memoirs. → — Map (db m56847) HM
13New York (Saratoga County), Wilton — Ulysses S. Grant Died
“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” ---------- Erected by New York Division Sons of Veterans • . . . — Map (db m77376) HM
 
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