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

Goshen Half-ShireTown

1727

 
 
Goshen half-shire town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, January 28, 2010
1. Goshen half-shire town Marker
Inscription.  1727
Goshen became the half-shire town of Orange County. Site of 1st courthouse. built 1737. Orange Inn erected 1790. Oldest active hotel.

Plaque
Goshen Restoration Unlimited Preservation Award Presented to Il Limoncello at the Orange Inn
Luigi Kapiti, Owner Victor Kapiti, owners
2009
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesPolitical Subdivisions.
 
Location. 41° 24.191′ N, 74° 19.245′ W. Marker is in Goshen, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (Route 207) 0.2 miles north of Church Street, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159-167 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. Lawyer's Row (within shouting distance of this marker); President Ulysses S. Grant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orange County Community College (about 300 feet away); 1841 Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Historic Track
Il Limoncello at the Orange Inn image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, January 28, 2010
2. Il Limoncello at the Orange Inn
Marker can be seen under porch roof, to right of entrance.
(about 300 feet away); Claudius Smith (about 300 feet away); In Memory of the Patriots (about 400 feet away); Racing in Goshen... (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
More about this marker. Marker mounted on building.
 
Also see . . .  Definition of Half-shire. (Submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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