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

Hampton

 
 
Hampton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, July 11, 2010
1. Hampton Marker
Inscription.  A 1700 industrial and mill settlement. Wawayanda Inn built in 1866, a store and stage coach stop. Mason’s store established 1917.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1700.
 
Location. 41° 24.717′ N, 74° 23.671′ W. Marker is in New Hampton, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on County Road 50 (County Route 50) half a mile north of New York 17M (New York State Route 17M), on the left when traveling north. The Erie Railroad Mainline, once the major transcontinental line connecting the New York Port and New England to the Pacific Coast, lies just on the other side of the old Inn. This right-of-way, abandoned in 1984, is still visible on aerial photos. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 County Road 50, New Hampton NY 10958, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cal Rodgers (approx. 2.2 miles away); Trolley Plant (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mechanicstown School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Henry Wisner, Sr
Hampton Marker & former Wawayanda Inn image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, July 11, 2010
2. Hampton Marker & former Wawayanda Inn
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Midway Park 1894-1924 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Phillipsburgh (approx. 2˝ miles away); Edwin Welling VanDuzer Memorial Home (approx. 2.6 miles away); First School Site (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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