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

Brooks' Covered Bridge

 
 
Brooks' Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, October 15, 2009
1. Brooks' Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

Covered Bridge
Brooks' Bridge built 1840
Blooming Grove and Greycourt Turnpike. Replaced in 1922
 
Erected 1995 by Washingtonville Centennial.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges series list.
 
Location. 41° 25.191′ N, 74° 10.511′ W. Marker is in Washingtonville, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on W Main St (New York State Route 94) 0 miles south of Patricia Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2706 W Main St,, Washingtonville NY 10992, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Moffat Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Korean and Vietnam Wars Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); World War I Plaque (approx. 0.7 miles away); World War II Plaque (approx. 0.7 miles away); America's Oldest Winery (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Brooks' Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
February 1906
2. Brooks' Covered Bridge
Photo Postcard sent from Washingtonville, NY to Burnside, NY on Feb. 7, 1906.
Brewster’s Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Presbyterian Congregation of Blooming Grove (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washingtonville.
 
Brooks' Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Davis Photo Service, Newburgh, N.Y., circa c 1915/20
3. Brooks' Covered Bridge Marker
Brooks Bridge Washingtonville, NY. Colorized postcard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,031 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on August 20, 2012, by Chuck Bury of Hyattsville, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.   2. submitted on November 12, 2009, by Joseph Kovacs of Phillipsburg, New Jersey Warren county.   3. submitted on August 9, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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