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

Erie Railroad

Erie Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, October 15, 2009
1. Erie Railroad Marker
Inscription.  Greycourt to Newburgh Branch built by New York & Erie RR 1850. Only branch line built by Erie RR in operation for 129 years.
Erected 1995 by Washingtonville Centennial.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 41° 25.507′ N, 74° 10.062′ W. Marker is in Washingtonville, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on South Street (New York State Route 208) 0.2 miles south of West Main Street (New York State Route 94), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 South 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. Moffat Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean and Vietnam Wars Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Plaque (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washingtonville Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Brooks' Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away);
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America's Oldest Winery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brewster’s Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washingtonville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on October 6, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photo   1. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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