Tappen House – Kingston

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10 Crown Street
Kingston, New York 12401
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Tappen House
Occupied by George Clinton while Governor of state


By the state of New York — 1927

What was there

Governor Clinton’s home, also Kingston’s first post office.

What is there now

Same saltbox style stone house – burned by the British in 1777, it still retains some of its original windows.  Reportedly, the oldest house in Kingston.

More information

  • Slated for demolition in the 1970’s, the house was rescued by Heritage Savings Bank who bought and restored the building.
  • Who was George Clinton?

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Kelly Lucero


Posted: October 27, 2011


Category: Catskills, Locations, Ulster County

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