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Scotchtown in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Scotchtown

 
 
Scotchtown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
1. Scotchtown Marker
Inscription.  
George Houston settled in 1787.
In early 1800’s a thriving
community with church, store,
wagon & blacksmith shops, a
post office and schoolhouse.
Memorialized 1996 Town of Wallkill

 
Erected 1996 by Town of Wallkill.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 41° 28.858′ N, 74° 21.607′ W. Marker is in Scotchtown, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Blumel Road (County Route 63) west of Goshen Turnpike (County Route 101), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located along the east side of Blumel Road at the southwest corner of the intersection with Goshen Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NY 10940, 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 Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y. (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Tears Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Edmund S. Lloyd (approx. 2˝ miles away);
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1831 Homestead (approx. 2.7 miles away); Phillipsburgh (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mechanicstown School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Midway Park 1894-1924 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Trolley Plant (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Scotchtown, New York (Wikipedia). The Mills Industrial Park at 874 Silver Lake Scotchtown Road was the original planned location for the 1969 Woodstock Festival; however, after the Town of Walkill's board voted against holding the festival, it was moved to Bethel, New York, where it was held less than a month later. (Submitted on July 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Scotchtown Marker (<i>view looking northeast across Blumel Road • Goshen Turnpike in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
2. Scotchtown Marker (view looking northeast across Blumel Road • Goshen Turnpike in background)
Scotchtown Presbyterian Church<br>(<i>located directly across Blumel Road • west of marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
3. Scotchtown Presbyterian Church
(located directly across Blumel Road • west of marker)
Scotchtown Presbyterian Church Cemetery<br>(<i>located adjacent to marker on Blumel Road</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
4. Scotchtown Presbyterian Church Cemetery
(located adjacent to marker on Blumel Road)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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