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Grant Cottage State Historic Site atop Mount McGregor in Wilton: It’s a must-see!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Ulysses S. Grant spent the final 36 days of his life at a cottage on top of a mountain, Mount McGregor, in Wilton between Saratoga Springs and South Glens Falls.

He was dying of throat cancer — and on a mission to finish volume two of his memoir, not just to detail for posterity how his Union Army won the Civil War but to provide …

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Our August 9 issue

Back to School issue | Retro camping style. Lake George Music Festival begins August 12. Washington County Fair to feature live cow births. St. Mary’s priest speaks out: Church’s sexual abuse. Rutland will cut down all 355 of its ash trees as Borer comes fast. Grant Cottage sets major Civil War reenactor event, 8/11-12. Glens Falls eyes purchase of tennis and swim club. Plenty of real estate listings… Find your …

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Our August 2 issue

Resort Real Estate issue | Prime Time Seniors. Emerald Ash Borer is winning. Steve Myhrberg gives free bike rides to seniors. Cook rates Stefnik district ‘solid Republican.’ Sean Spicer in Saratoga. Hyde looks to hire CEO. Grant Cottage Civil War reenactment. Michaels Group plans another 49 homes in Moreau. Pages of real estate listings… Find your dream home! Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts &

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