“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Harriman in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


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1. Harriman Marker
Inscription.  Hamlet of Turner changed name 1910 to honor late railroad magnate Edward H. Harriman. Village was incorporated October 1914
Erected 2016. (Marker Number 327.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 41° 18.59′ N, 74° 9.019′ W. Marker is in Harriman, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Grove Street and Main Street on Grove Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harriman NY 10926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First MIA Flag (a few steps from this marker); First Train Order Transmitted by Telegraph (approx. Ľ mile away); First Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); American Heroes (approx. 1.9 miles away); Reynolds House (approx. 2 miles away); Monroe Race Track (approx. 2.1 miles away); Methodist Church
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January 30, 2019
2. Harriman Marker
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); McGarrah’s Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harriman.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2018. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 8, 2018.   2. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022