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South Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Couch Court

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
1. Couch Court Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1854 for A. J. Storms of the Storms Tub & Pail Factory. 1875-1882 home of Edwin Stillwell, Captain of the Nyack-Tarrytown Ferry. Purchased 1885 by the Couch Family. Dr. Louis Couch used the tower for his Homeopathic practice. Daughter Natalie, a law clerk for Judge Arthur S. Tompkins, became the County’s 1st woman attorney. “Couch Court” served as law offices and Town Hall of Orangetown from 1942-1951.
Sponsored by Karen E. Acker

 
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
 
Location. 41° 5.347′ N, 73° 55.135′ W. Marker is in South Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of S Broadway and Depew Avenue, on the right when traveling south on S Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nyack NY 10960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Reformed Church of Nyack (about 400 feet away); Nyack First Settlement
Couch Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
2. Couch Court Marker
(about 500 feet away); Carson McCullers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Underground Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
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South Nyack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
3. South Nyack Marker
Couch Court image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
4. Couch Court
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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