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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Forestburgh

 
Clickable Map of Sullivan County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Sullivan County, NY (120) Delaware County, NY (69) Orange County, NY (474) Ulster County, NY (237) Pike County, PA (49) Wayne County, PA (66)  SullivanCounty(120) Sullivan County (120)  DelawareCounty(69) Delaware County (69)  OrangeCounty(474) Orange County (474)  UlsterCounty(237) Ulster County (237)  PikeCountyPennsylvania(49) Pike County (49)  WayneCounty(66) Wayne County (66)
Forestburgh, New York and Vicinity
    Sullivan County (120)
    Delaware County (69)
    Orange County (474)
    Ulster County (237)
    Pike County, Pennsylvania (49)
    Wayne County, Pennsylvania (66)
 
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1New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Agnes DeMille1905-1993
Author & Choreographer. Her works include the autobiography "Dance to the Piper" & dances for the show "Oklahoma" — Map (db m57797) HM
2New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Handy Family
Handy Family. Burial place of Handy Family. Believed to be Forestburgh's first settlers. David Handy died in 1814. — Map (db m57804) HM
3New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — HartwoodFormerly Called Trotters
Hartwood, Formerly called "Trotters" from a tannery on this site. Renamed by an early settler, Clowes,in honor of his wife's father, Reverend Hart. — Map (db m57801) HM
4New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Here Stood Gillman's Depot
Here stood Gillman's depot named for owner of nearby sawmills and tanneries. Station served railroad running from Port Jervis to Monticello 1871-1858 — Map (db m57656) HM
5New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Here Stood one of the Stage Coach Stations
Here stood one of the stage coach stations placed at regular intervals for the exchange of teams on Mount Hope-Lumberland Turnpike. Chartered 1812 to run from Mount Hope to the Delaware — Map (db m57795) HM
6New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Indian Raid
Two children of John Brooks and son-in-law Joseph Hubbard, were killed here by Brant's Mohawks and Tories, 1778 — Map (db m57803) HM
7New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Log CabinHistorical Monument
Circa 1834. Discovered when a section of a farmhouse was demolished. It was purchased by the Town & moved to this location in 1987. Before the Town was created, a primitive school was functioning in the cabin. — Map (db m57794) HM
8New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Moore's Turning Mill and Saw Mill
Site of Moore's Turning Mill and Saw Mill operated by Alec Moore from 1870-1899 — Map (db m57655) HM
9New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Oakland Valley School District #3
One of the seven schools established in 1837. It was a joint district serving children in Oakland Valley and Orange County. The school term was three months, 20 days. In 1866 it had an enrollment of 82 pupils. It closed in 1943. — Map (db m57802) HM
10New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Ruddick Pond
Named for John Ruddick, 1854 Town Supervisor, who took over area called French Mill. Later served by the former Birchwood Post Office. William Mitchell was last Postmaster. — Map (db m57654) HM
11New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Saint Josephs
Founded in 1886 by the Sisters of St. Dominc. Saint Josephs was established on property purchased from the estate of millionaire Thomas Hunt Talmadge. Through vision and sacrifice, the Sisters developed a community that included a convent, chapel, . . . — Map (db m57799) HM
12New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Saint Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church
Was built on land donated by Thomas Woods & consecrated on August 7, 1900. Father Vincent Arcese, Rector of Saint Josephs' Convent & Sanatorium served as pastor from 1900 until his death in 1946. Humphrey Toomey and Michael Galligan served as the . . . — Map (db m57798) HM
13New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Site of Methodist Church
Site of Methodist Church organized 1838. First place of worship in Forestburgh. Building erected 1859. — Map (db m57796) HM
14New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Stephen Crane’s Pond
Here at the home of his brother Edmund, the author of The Red Badge of Courage lived and wrote in the early 1890s. — Map (db m57800) HM
15New York (Sullivan County), Forestburgh — Town Hall Site
On May 7, 1895 Ezra and Sarah Cray Reed deeded 1/4 acre to the town for the town hall site. The original town hall was erected at a cost of $400.00 and was destroyed by fire sparked by "firing up" a steam roller kept in a nearby shed. The . . . — Map (db m57805) HM
 
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