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

Orange County

 
 
Orange County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
1. Orange County Marker
Inscription.
One of the original counties
of Province of New York,
established 1683, by Gov.
Thomas Dongan, named for
William, Prince of Orange.

 
Erected 1938 by NewYork State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 19.092′ N, 73° 59.452′ W. Marker is in Highland, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Bear Mountain State Park, at the southern end of Orange County. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20557, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The West Redoubt of Fort Clinton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Outer Redoubt of Fort Clinton (about 600 feet away); The British Attempt to Divide the Colonies during the War of Independence (about 600 feet away); Fort Clinton’s Outer Redoubt (about 600 feet away); Appalachian Trail (about 600 feet away); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Appalachian Trail (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Appalachian Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
 
Related markers.
Orange County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
2. Orange County Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other identical Orange County Markers located at other gateway locations.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Marker in Bear Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
3. Marker in Bear Mountain State Park
This photo looks south on Route 9W.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on March 23, 2015, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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