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

Town of Monroe

 
 
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By Leslie Smith, October 16, 2009
1. Town of Monroe Marker
Inscription. Created by NYS March 23, 1799 First named Cheescocks, renamed Munroe April 6, 1808, popularized Monroe ca. 1818 after President James Monroe.
 
Erected 1999 by Monroe Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 20.064′ N, 74° 11.521′ W. Marker is in Monroe, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 17M and New York State Route 208, on the right when traveling west on State Route 17M. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe NY 10950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe, New York (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crane Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monroe School (approx. mile away); Landmark of Monroe (approx. half a mile away); Village of Monroe (approx. half a mile away); Monroe Cheese Co. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Monroe Race Track (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Also see . . .  Town of Monroe, NY 10950. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 19, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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