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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Goshen, New York
Location of Goshen, New York
► Orange County (475) ► Dutchess County (301) ► Putnam County (114) ► Rockland County (255) ► Sullivan County (126) ► Ulster County (240) ► Passaic County, New Jersey (126) ► Sussex County, New Jersey (83) ► Pike County, Pennsylvania (53)
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|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|
|Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
“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|
|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|
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|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 • 146 — — Map (db m138560) HM|
|Reputed Tory marauder hanged nearby in 1779. His skull believed embedded in masonry over front door of this 1841 courthouse. New York Folklore Society William G. Pomeroy Foundation • 2016 • 22 — — Map (db m135999) HM|
Combat Wounded Veterans
All Gave Some
Some Gave All
Thank You — — Map (db m158072) WM|
|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|
|Gold Star Mothers’ Memorial
Sculpted By Najim H. Chechen
Dedicated November 11, 2009 — — Map (db m158077) WM|
|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|
|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|
Goshen became the half-shire town of Orange County. Site of 1st courthouse. built 1737. Orange Inn erected 1790.
Oldest active hotel.
Goshen Restoration Unlimited Preservation Award
Il Limoncello at the . . . — — Map (db m26945) HM|
|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|
|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|
|Made famous by Hambletonian (1849-1876) sire of trotters State Education Department • 1950 — — Map (db m136098) HM|
|1888-1946 home of noted Afro-American artist. Attended nearby segregated school 1902 Metropolitan Museum Exhibit 1995. — — Map (db m27277) HM|
|(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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
|Dictionary compiler, taught school 1782-83 in the Farmers’ Hall Academy, a two-room brick structure now contained within this Goshen Town Hall — — Map (db m136091) HM|
|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 Places — — Map (db m29728) HM|
|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 Anniversary — — Map (db m147202) HM|
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|
| 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|
|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 rear — — Map (db m147816) HM|
|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|
|Site Of Signal Fires|
War Of The Revolution — — Map (db m115934) HM