“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New Paltz in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

New Paltz

New Paltz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, July 30, 2007
1. New Paltz Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1678. Six houses built by Huguenot refugees from France, original patentees, before 1720 are on Walkill River.
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1678.
Location. 41° 44.895′ N, 74° 5.1′ W. Marker is in New Paltz, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 299) near North Front Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Paltz NY 12561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named New Paltz (approx. ¼ mile away); New Paltz Patentees (approx. ¼ mile away); 1799 House (approx. ¼ mile away); Walloon Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Jean Hasbrouck House (approx. ¼ mile away); Deyo House (approx. ¼ mile away); Die Pfalz (approx. ¼ mile away); Dubois House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Paltz.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,203 times since then and 104 times this year. Last updated on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photo   1. submitted on September 11, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 30, 2023