Goshen in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Orange County Seat
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1683.
Location. 41° 24.361′ N, 74° 19.057′ W. Marker is in Goshen, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 207) 0.2 miles south of Scotchtown Road (County Route 83), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924, 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. Maplewood (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Wickham (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harness Racing Museum & Hall Of Fame (approx. 0.2 miles away); Racing in Goshen... (approx. 0.2 miles away); President Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Goshen Half-Shire Town (approx. ¼ mile away); Lawyer's Row 124th Regiment New York Infantry Volunteers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
Regarding Orange County Seat. Thomas Dongan, 2nd Earl of Limerick, became the Lord Proprietor of the Province of New York, after it was acquired from the Dutch, serving as the sixth colonial governor under British rule from 1684-1688 when Orange County was created.
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Dongan from Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
2. Orange County website. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 790 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.