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Jul 20, 2010 - Livingston's home

The second stop was down river in Clermont (I think my map won't show a line from Kinderhook to Clermont, but that's what we did!) at the State Park there to have lunch and see the gardens. I don't remember ever having been there, so Mom showed me around. 7 generations of the Livingston family lived here, ending in the early 20th century. Robert R. Livingston, Jr. was Clermont's most notable resident. His accomplishments include: drafting the Declaration of Independence, serving as first U.S. Minister of Foreign Affairs, administering the...

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