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

Phillipsburgh

 
 
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By Clifton Patrick, December 6, 2009
1. Phillipsburgh Marker
Inscription. During the Revolutionary War, Mills owned by patriots Henry Wisner and Moses Phillips produced gunpowder for Washington’s Army here.
 
Erected by Town of Wallkill. (Marker Number 1995.)
 
Location. 41° 26.417′ N, 74° 21.833′ W. Marker is in Middletown, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on East Main Street (County Route 67) 0.1 miles east of Philipsburg Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 758 East Main Street, Middletown, NY 10940, Middletown NY 10940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Midway Park 1894-1924 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mechanicstown School (approx. half a mile away); Edmund S. Lloyd (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y. (approx. 2 miles away); Hampton (approx. 2.5 miles away); Edwin Welling VanDuzer Memorial Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); S. Maretta Thrall (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Regarding Phillipsburgh. Had Henry Wisner not hasten back to his mill following the vote to
758 East Main Street, Middletown, NY 10940 image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, December 6, 2009
2. 758 East Main Street, Middletown, NY 10940
declare independence from Britain to produce gun power for the coming hostilities, he likely would have signed the "Declaration of Independence" on August 2, 1776. Credentials for Orange County's delegates, Henry Wisner & John Hemming, to the Continental Congress 16 August, 1774 can be seen on the Hudson River Valley Heritage website
 
Also see . . .  Credentials to Continental Congress. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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