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

John Tears Inn

Built 1770-1790

 
 
John Tears Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
1. John Tears Inn Marker
Inscription.  Stagecoaches stopped here to find food and lodging for weary turnpike travelers. The stepping stone used by passengers still stands. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Location. 41° 29.961′ N, 74° 22.376′ W. Marker is in Wallkill, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Goshen Turnpike (Route 101) and Midland Lake Road, on the right when traveling north on Goshen Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1224 Goshen Turnpike, Middletown NY 10941, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1831 Homestead (approx. 1.3 miles away); Scotchtown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mt. Johnson School (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y. (approx. 2.6 miles away); Edmund S. Lloyd (approx. 3.2 miles away); Trolley Plant (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mechanicstown School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Phillipsburgh (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Regarding John Tears Inn. National Register of Historic Places #97000940
 
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John Tears Inn Marker<br>(<i>wide view  looking north along Goshen Turnpike</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
2. John Tears Inn Marker
(wide view looking north along Goshen Turnpike)
 John Tears Inn (Wikipedia). The John Tears Inn is located along Goshen Turnpike between the hamlets of Circleville and Scotchtown in the Orange County, New York, town of Wallkill. It was built approximately 1790 and provided a stopover for travelers on the Goshen Turnpike due to its location midway between Bloomingburg and Goshen. (Submitted on July 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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John Tears Inn (<i>west side view from Goshen Turnpike</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
3. John Tears Inn (west side view from Goshen Turnpike)
John Tears Inn (<i>front view from near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
4. John Tears Inn (front view from near marker)
Original stepping stone, which allowed travelers to easily disembark from carriages, visible in foreground.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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