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

The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery

 
 
The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
1. The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery Marker
Inscription.

Honoring the celebrated landscape
architect, associate of Frederick Law
Olmstead, who designed the cemetery
in 1861.
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Hillside Cemetery has been designated
a significant historic site by the
United States Department of [the] Interior
and has been entered on the National
Register of Historic Places.
December 1994

 
Erected 1988 by Hillside Cemetery Restoration Committee.
 
Location. 41° 26.543′ N, 74° 25.557′ W. Marker is in Middletown, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Hillside Cemetery Vaux Entranceway north of Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Mulberry Street, Middletown NY 10940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Notable Graves (within shouting distance of this marker); Vaux Landscape (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edwin Welling VanDuzer Memorial Home
Hillside Cemetery NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
2. Hillside Cemetery NRHP Marker
Marker is about 500 feet further along the cemetery drive from the Mulberry Street entrance
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Erie RR Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); S. Maretta Thrall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Calvert Vaux Bio. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Calvert Vaux, Architect of Central Park. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Calvert Vaux’s Forgotten Cemetery. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureCemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made Features
 
The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
3. The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery Marker
Looking north, with deer grazing in the distance, beyond the Notable Graves marker
Hillside Cemetery View image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Hillside Cemetery View
Hillside Cemetery View image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. Hillside Cemetery View
Hillside Cemetery Office-Caretaker's House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
6. Hillside Cemetery Office-Caretaker's House
At the Vaux Entranceway at the SE end of Mulberry Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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