Newburgh in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Montgomery Street Station
Erected 1984 by Central Hudson.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
Location. 41° 30.246′ N, 74° 0.478′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Montgomery Street 0.1 miles from 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 59-69 Montgomery Street, Newburgh NY 12550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Court House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christopher Columbus (about 800 feet away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newburgh's Neighborhood Preservation Began on This Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Andrew J. Downing (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Disbandment of the Armies (approx. 0.4 miles away); Uzal KnappThe Minuteman (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburgh.
Regarding Montgomery Street Station. Edison Generating Plant, 59-69 Montgomery Street. Built in 1884 under the supervision of Thomas Edison, this is one of the earliest power plants and is still in use by Central Hudson Gas & Electric.
Source: Heritage Sites and Historic District http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/about/docs/NewburghHeritageMap.pdf
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 729 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.