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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Goshen, New York

 
Clickable Map of Orange 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 Orange County, NY (563) Dutchess County, NY (336) Putnam County, NY (138) Rockland County, NY (267) Sullivan County, NY (160) Ulster County, NY (264) Passaic County, NJ (138) Sussex County, NJ (96) Pike County, PA (126)  OrangeCounty(563) Orange County (563)  DutchessCounty(336) Dutchess County (336)  PutnamCounty(138) Putnam County (138)  RocklandCounty(267) Rockland County (267)  SullivanCounty(160) Sullivan County (160)  UlsterCounty(264) Ulster County (264)  PassaicCountyNew Jersey(138) Passaic County (138)  SussexCounty(96) Sussex County (96)  PikeCountyPennsylvania(126) Pike County (126)
Goshen is the county seat for Orange County
Goshen is in Orange County
      Orange County (563)  
ADJACENT TO ORANGE COUNTY
      Dutchess County (336)  
      Putnam County (138)  
      Rockland County (267)  
      Sullivan County (160)  
      Ulster County (264)  
      Passaic County, New Jersey (138)  
      Sussex County, New Jersey (96)  
      Pike County, Pennsylvania (126)  
 
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1 New York, Orange County, Goshen — 124th Regiment New York Infantry Volunteers"Orange Blossoms"
(eastern upper plaque) 124th Regiment New York Infantry Volunteers "Orange Blossoms" Third Army Corps, 1862, 1863. Second Army Corps, 1864, 1865. Army of the Potomac Mustered into the United States service, Goshen, Sept. . . . Map (db m179163) WM
2 New York, Orange County, Goshen — 1841 Courthouse
Erected in 1841, this building served as courthouse until 1970. Designed by Thornton M. Niven, if reflects the Greek Revival in architecture that produced man fine buildings.Map (db m42439) HM
3 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson 1842-1932 “America’s Civil War Joan of Arc” In January of 1864, President Lincoln invited Anna to address Congress, the Cabinet and the Supreme Court, to rally support for the Union cause and the fight . . . Map (db m25762) HM
4 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Camp Wickham
Not far from this location, which in 1862 was part of the Wickham Farm that stretched from here to what is now the C. J. Hooker School, lays the site of the first encampment of the celebrated 124th New York Volunteers known as the "Orange Blossoms." . . . Map (db m43410) HM
5 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Charles J. Everett Memorial
. . . Map (db m144306) WM
6 New York, Orange County, Goshen — 146 — Church Park Historic District
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2018 • 146Map (db m138560) HM
7 New York, Orange County, Goshen — 22 — Claudius Smith — Legends & Lore —
Reputed Tory marauder hanged nearby in 1779. His skull believed embedded in masonry over front door of this 1841 courthouse.Map (db m135999) HM
8 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial — Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery —
Combat Wounded Veterans They Spilled Their Blood For Our Freedom All Gave Some Some Gave All Thank You Map (db m158072) WM
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9 New York, Orange County, Goshen — 657 — Erie Station
Completed 1867. Replaced original depot serving NY & Erie Railroad since 1841. Became Village Police Department in 1986.Map (db m240689) HM
10 New York, Orange County, Goshen — 35 — George Washington — Legends & Lore —
During the American Revolution Washington stopped to chat with the children here at this old stone schoolhouse on his way to Newburgh.Map (db m129019) HM
11 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Gold Star Mothers’ MemorialOrange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Gold Star Mothers’ Memorial Orange County Veterans’ Coalition Sculpted By Najim H. Chechen Dedicated November 11, 2009 Map (db m158077) WM
12 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Good Time Park
As early as the mid-1700s this land was known as Fiddler’s Green, a racetrack for Thoroughbreds. In the 1890s Joseph Coates, a pioneer racetrack designer and trotting enthusiast, purchased the land and built a unique three-cornered harness racing . . . Map (db m144304) HM
13 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Goshen Emergency Hospital
With gift of this property, 1915, by Luella M. Van Leuven, Goshen Emergency Hospital remained here until 1967, providing care to thousands. Benefactors included Gates McGarrah (1978 GOCOBI)Map (db m26948) HM
14 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Goshen Half-Shire Town1727
Goshen became the half-shire town of Orange County. Site of 1st courthouse. built 1737. Orange Inn erected 1790. Oldest active hotel. Plaque Goshen Restoration Unlimited Preservation Award Presented to Il Limoncello at the Orange . . . Map (db m26945) HM
15 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Goshen, Orange Co., N.Y.
Situated in the center of Orange County, Goshen has a long and storied history as a major focal point of the nation's railroad infrastructure. When the builders of the New York & Erie Railroad began construction, they envisioned a railroad that . . . Map (db m60384) HM
16 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Harness Racing Museum & Hall Of Fame
The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, formerly the Trotting Horse Museum-Hall of Fame of the Trotter was established in 1951 to honor the past and promote the future of the great sport of harness racing. Originally a stable, built by J. . . . Map (db m147597) HM
17 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Historic Track"Cradle of the Trotter"
Made famous by Hambletonian (1849-1876) sire of trotters State Education Department • 1950Map (db m136098) HM
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18 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Horace Pippin
1888-1946 home of noted Afro-American artist. Attended nearby segregated school 1902 Metropolitan Museum Exhibit 1995.Map (db m27277) HM
19 New York, Orange County, Goshen — In Memory of the PatriotsWho Fell at the Battle of Minisink — On the 22nd Day of July 1779 —
(northwest base of monument)Col. Benjamin Tusten • Capt. Bazaleel Tyler • Capt. Samuel Jones • Capt. John Little • Capt. John Duncan • Capt. Benjamin Vail • Lieut. John Wood • Adjt. Nathaniel Finch • . . . Map (db m147200) WM
20 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Lawyer's Row
This building and its neighbors are known as “Lawyers Row.” Testimony that members of the profession have had offices here since the early 19th century.Map (db m138567) HM
21 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Maplewood
Maplewood, erected in 1816, was an early office of the Bank of Orange County. Est. 1813. Long the home of the Murray family, it became the Goshen Village Hall in 1976.Map (db m25339) HM
22 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Military Working DogOrange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery
I Am A Military Working Dog My eyes are your eyes to watch over you and protect you and yours. My ears are your ears to hear and detect evil in the dark. My nose is your nose to scent the invader of your safety, and so you may live, my life is . . . Map (db m166521) WM
23 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Noah Webster
Dictionary compiler, taught school 1782-83 in the Farmers' Hall Academy, a two-room brick structure now contained within this Goshen Town HallMap (db m136091) HM
24 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Old Stone Schoolhouse
Built in the 1700’s and used continuously as a school until 1936 when purchased by Minisink Chapter, NSDAR. N.Y. State and National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m29728) HM
25 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Orange County Community College
In this building on June 9, 1950, the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 34-0 to establish Orange County Community College. Dedicated on OCCC’s 50th AnniversaryMap (db m147202) HM
26 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Orange County Seat
County Seat Orange, one of original N.Y. counties created 1683 by Assembly, Council and Gov. Thos. Dongen. Goshen became center for County government in the 1700’s.Map (db m25195) HM
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27 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Orange County Veterans Memorial — Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery —
Dedicated to all men and women of Orange County, who served their country gallantly in time of war and honorably in time of peace Map (db m158074) WM
28 New York, Orange County, Goshen — President Ulysses S. Grant
June 24, 1873 President Ulysses S. Grant was a guest in this house and watched the trotters race over historic track from the barn in the rearMap (db m147816) HM
29 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Racing in Goshen...
It traces to the 1770s when local citizens raced their horse down the village's broad Main Street. The increasing popularity of this informal competition created the need for race tracks, the first of which was Fiddler's Green, readied in 1781 for . . . Map (db m147596) HM
30 New York, Orange County, Goshen — Site of Signal Fires
Site Of Signal Fires
War Of The RevolutionMap (db m115934) HM
 
 
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