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

Midway Park 1894-1924

 
 
Midway Park 1894-1924 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, August 4, 2011
1. Midway Park 1894-1924 Marker
Inscription. Area’s popular trolley amusement park. Featured roller coaster, lake and pavilions. Closed due to demise of trolley system.
 
Erected 2009 by Town of Wallkill.
 
Location. 41° 26.38′ N, 74° 21.957′ W. Marker is in Wallkill, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Philipsburg Road and East Main Street (County Route 67), on the left on Philipsburg Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Phillipsburgh (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mechanicstown School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edmund S. Lloyd (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hampton (approx. 2.4 miles away); Edwin Welling VanDuzer Memorial Home (approx. 2.7 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); S. Maretta Thrall (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Midway Park 1894-1924. The trolley system ran throughout the city of Middletown and a branch extended to Goshen. Midway Park was located on the Goshen branch where it crossed the Wallkill River.
 
Categories. EntertainmentRailroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 42 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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