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“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 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 17, 2007
1. New Paltz
Founded 1678. Six houses
built before 1720 are on
Huguenot Street, on the
Walkill River, homes of
refugees from France.

Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1678.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 41° 45.028′ N, 74° 5.259′ W. Marker was in New Paltz, New York, in Ulster County. Marker was on North Front Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. A different marker also named New Paltz (within shouting distance of this marker); New Paltz Patentees (within shouting distance of this marker); Jean Hasbrouck House (within shouting distance of this marker); Walloon Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Deyo House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1799 House (about 300 feet away); Dubois House (about 400 feet away); Bevier House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Paltz.
More about this marker. This marker is within the Huguenot Street National Historic Landmark Historic District. There is a marker of the same name, but slightly different text, on Main Street.

This marker was reported missing in April 2010. It is possible it was moved to the Broadhead Avenue "Historic Huguenot Street" parking lot.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,172 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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