Place:Moreau, Saratoga, New York, United States

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NameMoreau
TypeTown
Coordinates43.299931°N 73.633978°W
Located inSaratoga, New York, United States
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Moreau is a town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. The population was 13,826 at the 2000 census. The town is located in the northeast part of the county, north of Saratoga Springs. Moreau is named after Jean Victor Moreau, a French general,[1] who visited the area just before the town was formed. The town contains a village called South Glens Falls.[1]

History

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The town, although part of the town of Northumberland until 1805, was first settled around 1766 at what is now the village of South Glens Falls.

Grant Cottage State Historic Site, the last home of Ulysses S. Grant, former President and army general, is on the grounds of Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility. Grant spent the last weeks of his life there, finishing his memoirs.

The Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens Falls is housed in the Parks-Bentley House, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

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