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

Washingtonville Cemetery

 
 
Washingtonville Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jill Moore, May 1, 2021
1. Washingtonville Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Established 1854 by First Presbyterian Church. Resting place for many veterans & Major Nathaniel Strong, Murdered by Loyalists 1778.
 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 785.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 41° 25.709′ N, 74° 10.06′ W. Marker is in Washingtonville, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Goshen Avenue and Cemetery Road on Goshen Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washingtonville NY 10992, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moffat Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korean and Vietnam Wars Monument (about 300 feet away); World War I Plaque (about 300 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away); Erie Railroad
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(approx. ¼ mile away); America's Oldest Winery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brooks' Covered Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brewster’s Tavern (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washingtonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Washingtonville Cemetery. This is the official website of the Washingtonville Cemetery that is maintained by their cemetery committee. It highlights veterans of every war on their Wall of Honor and their blog shares interesting stories and tidbits about those buried there. (Submitted on May 5, 2021, by Jill Moore of New Windsor, New York.) 

2. Washingtonville Cemetery Historical Marker (YouTube, 1 min.). "Bill Standish from the William G Pomeroy Foundation talks during the Washingtonville Cemetery historical marker dedication ceremony at the Washingtonville Cemetery in Washingtonville, NY on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The cemetery unveiled a new roadside historic marker that commemorates it's founding in 1854 and a Revolutionary war soldier, Nathaniel Strong who was murdered by loyalists in 1778." (Submitted on June 6, 2021.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by Jill Moore of New Windsor, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Jill Moore of New Windsor, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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