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Old Senate House Kingston New York
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Stock #: 31882
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Kingston
State: New York (NY)
County: Ulster
Publisher: J. Ruben
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Built 1676. It was the first capitol of the State, and the first Senate met in it in 1777. Kingston was founded in 1658. George Clinton, the first Constitutional Governor of New York, was inaugurated at Kingston, July 30, 1777. He was born in Ulster County; was Governor of New York twenty-one years, and became Vice-President of the United States.