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Goshen, New York Historical Markers

 
1841 Courthouse and Marker image, Touch for more information
By Clifton Patrick, November 30, 2009
1841 Courthouse and Marker
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
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
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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Charles J. Everett Memorial
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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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — 22 — Claudius SmithLegends & Lore
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 • 22Map (db m135999) HM
New York (Orange County), Goshen — 35 — George WashingtonLegends & 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
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
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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Goshen Half-ShireTown1727
1727 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 . . . — Map (db m26945) HM
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
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
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
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
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
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 Hall — Map (db m136091) HM
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 Places — Map (db m29728) HM
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
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 historical track from barn in the rear — Map (db m26944) HM
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Site of Signal Fires
Site Of Signal Fires
War Of The Revolution — Map (db m115934) HM

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