Rondout (HM149G)

Location: Kingston, NY 12401 Ulster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 55.107', W 73° 58.986'

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Once a handful of homes and storehouses known as Kingston Landing, this area grew rapidly with the D and H Canal. Shipyards, foundries, stone quarries and brick yards sprouted along the Rondout Creek attracting Irish and German immigrants. The waterfront and rocky hillside above were soon crammed with warehouses, stables, homes and businesses. In the early 1900's as railroads and later as highways became more efficient means of shipping and travel, Rondout Creek's commercial prominence began to fade. In the 1960's a large portion of the area was demolished under urban renewal. Today, the Rondout area is being revitalized under a cooperative effort by government and private investors.
HM NumberHM149G
Placed ByKingston Urban Cultural Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584325 N 4641221
Decimal Degrees41.91845000, -73.98310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.107', W 73° 58.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 6.42" N, 73° 58' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)914, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 W Strand St, Kingston NY 12401, US
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