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Village of Monroe in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Settler

 
 
First Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, November 28, 2009
1. First Settler Marker
Inscription.  
of the the Village of Monroe
Home of David Smith, Miller.
Built circa 1741
19th Century additions by Jeremiah Knight & family

Restored 1953 David & Ann Bush
 
Erected by Cornelia Wendell Bush.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1741.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 19.469′ N, 74° 11.214′ W. Marker was in Village of Monroe, New York, in Orange County. Marker was on Stage Road, 0 miles Millpond Parkway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 315 Stage Road, Monroe NY 10950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. McGarrah’s Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village of Monroe Historic District (about 700 feet away);
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Monroe Race Track (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monroe Cheese Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Monroe (approx. ¼ mile away); American Heroes (approx. ¼ mile away); Landmark of Monroe (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the ground next to millstone in driveway of residence.
 
Regarding First Settler. Located within the National Register Village of Monroe Historic District (added 1998 - District - #98001391)
Also known as Smith's Mill Historic District
Roughly bounded by Lake St., Carpenter Place, Clark St., Monroe Race Track Site, Ramapo St., and Oakland Ave., Monroe

Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion, Vacant/Not In
First Settler Marker in driveway (arrow) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, November 28, 2009
2. First Settler Marker in driveway (arrow)
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Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Source: http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/ny/Orange/state3.html
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2010, by Cornelia of Orange County, Ny, Usa. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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