Newburgh in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Andrew J. Downing
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
Location. 41° 30.553′ N, 74° 0.456′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Clinton Street, on the right when traveling north on Montgomery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 196 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. Newburgh's Neighborhood Preservation Began on This Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away); Montgomery Street Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orange County Veterans Memorial The Disbandment of the Armies (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburgh.
Regarding Andrew J. Downing. Marker in front of "Warren House, 196 Montgomery Street. This A. J. Downing-style villa is shown as Design #14 in the 1857 Calvert Vaux book Villas & Cottages. Built in 1854 for William E. Warren, this house served as the Hodge Funeral Home in the late 20th Century."
Source: Heritage Sites and Historic District http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/about/docs/NewburghHeritageMap.pdf
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 49 times this year. 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.