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

Midway Park 1894-1924

 
 
Midway Park 1894-1924 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, August 4, 2011
1. Midway Park 1894-1924 Marker
Inscription.  Area’s popular trolley amusement park. Featured roller coaster, lake and pavilions. Closed due to demise of trolley system.
 
Erected 2009 by Town of Wallkill.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 41° 26.38′ N, 74° 21.957′ W. Marker is in Wallkill, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Philipsburg Road and East Main Street (County Route 67), on the left on Philipsburg Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NY 10940, 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. Phillipsburgh (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Wisner, Sr (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mechanicstown School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trolley Plant (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edmund S. Lloyd (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y. (approx.
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2.1 miles away); Hampton (approx. 2.4 miles away); Tenth Legion New York Veteran Volunteers (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Midway Park 1894-1924. The trolley system ran throughout the city of Middletown and a branch extended to Goshen. Midway Park was located on the Goshen branch where it crossed the Wallkill River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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