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

Rear-Admiral Silas Horton Stringham

 
 
Rear-Admiral Silas Horton Stringham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
1. Rear-Admiral Silas Horton Stringham Marker
Inscription.  Born in 1798 in town of Wallkill. As Commodore, in command of 1st Union naval victory at Hatteras Inlet, N.C. during Civil War. Promoted to Rear-Admiral. Died 1876.
Memorialized 2005 by Town of Wallkill

 
Erected 2005 by Town of Wallkill, New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 33.123′ N, 74° 26.007′ W. Marker is near Bloomingburg, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Trail (Main Street) (County Route 76) and New York State Route 17K, on the left when traveling south on Walnut Trail (Main Street). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomingburg NY 12721, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bloomingburgh (approx. 0.3 miles away); Corner Post of Inn Burned on Feb. 24, 1922 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mt. Johnson School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Original Snubbing
Silas Horton Stringham Marker<br>(<i>view south from New York Hwy 17K • Walnut Trail on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
2. Silas Horton Stringham Marker
(view south from New York Hwy 17K • Walnut Trail on right)
(approx. 3 miles away); Wurtsboro (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Yaugh House (approx. 3.2 miles away); 1831 Homestead (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomingburg.
 
Also see . . .  Silas H. Stringham (Wikipedia). Rear Admiral Silas Horton Stringham was an officer of the United States Navy who saw active service during the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and the Mexican–American War, and who commanded the Atlantic Blockading Squadron at the beginning of the American Civil War. (Submitted on July 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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