Born July 26, 1739, Little Britain, N. Y.
Married February 7, 1770, Cornelia Tappen
Died April 20, 1812, Buried Washington, D. C.
Ulster County Clerk, ? 1759 - 1812
Brigadier General, ? Revolutionary War
First Governor of New York State, ? 1777 - 1795; 1801 - 1804
Vice President of the United States under Jefferson and Madison, ? 1804 - 1812
Body and monument brought to this site ? May 30, 1908
[ Lower Marker : ]
To the Memory of George Clinton
He was Born in the State of New York on the 26th July, 1739, and Died at the City of Washington on the 20th April, 1812, In the 73rd Year of his Age.
He was a Soldier and Statesman of the Revolution, Eminent in Council, Distinguished in War. He filled with Unexampled Usefulness, Purity and Ability, Among many other High Offices, those of Governor of his Native State, and Vice President of the United States.
While he lived, His virtue, Wisdom, and Valor were the Pride, the Ornament and Security of his Country, and when He Died, He left an illustrious Example of a Well Spent Life,
Worthy of all Imitation.
This Monument is Affectionately Dedicated by his Children.