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

Orange County Community College

 
 
Orange County Community College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
1. Orange County Community College Marker
Inscription.  
In this building on June 9, 1950,
the Orange County
Board of Supervisors
voted 34-0 to establish
Orange County
Community College.

Dedicated on OCCC’s 50th Anniversary

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 41° 24.152′ N, 74° 19.283′ W. Marker is in Goshen, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 207) and Court Lane, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level, just to the left of the Historic 1887 Orange County Courthouse entrance, facing Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Main Street, Goshen NY 10924, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of the Patriots (within shouting distance of this marker); 1841 Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Track (within shouting distance of this marker); Claudius Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawyer's Row
Orange County Community College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
2. Orange County Community College Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Goshen Half-ShireTown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles J. Everett Memorial (about 500 feet away); President Ulysses S. Grant (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
Also see . . .  SUNY Orange/Orange County Community College. SUNY Orange was founded in 1950 as the first county-sponsored community college in the State University of New York system. SUNY Orange was the first two-year college in the nation to offer the associate degree nursing program and studies in electron microscopy; and in 1982, the college was the first community college to plan and co-sponsor with local chambers of commerce a business institute. (Submitted on March 26, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Historic 1887 Orange County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 29, 2019
3. Historic 1887 Orange County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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