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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
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) at Court Lane, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
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
On West Main Street 0 miles west of North and South Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) at Erie Street on Main Street.
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
Near Main Street (New York State Route 207) just east of South Church Street, on the right when traveling east.
. . . — Map (db m144306) WM
New York (Orange County), Goshen — 146 — Church Park Historic District
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) at South Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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
On Main Street (State Highway 207) south of Court Lane, on the right when traveling south.
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
Near New York State Route 17A.
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
Near South Street 0.1 miles north of North Connector Road (New York State Route 17M), on the left when traveling north.
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
On Greenwich Ave (Route 207) 0.3 miles north of Quickway (New York State Route 17), on the right when traveling north.
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
On Main Street (Route 207) 0.2 miles north of Church Street, on the left.
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.
On Green Street 0.1 miles west of South Street, on the right when traveling west.
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 — Harness Racing Museum & Hall Of Fame
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) just south of Erie Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Historic Track"Cradle of the Trotter"
On Park Place south of Main Street (New York State Route 207), on the right when traveling north.
Made famous by Hambletonian (1849-1876) sire of trotters State Education Department • 1950Map (db m136098) HM
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Horace Pippin
On West Main Street 0.2 miles west of Greenwich Avenue (New York State Route 207), on the left.
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 — In Memory of the PatriotsWho Fell at the Battle of Minisink — On the 22nd Day of July 1779 —
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) just south of Court Lane, on the left when traveling south.
(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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Lawyer's Row
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) north of Park Place, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Maplewood Terrace 0 miles east of Main Street (New York State Route 207), on the left when traveling east.
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
On Webster Avenue south of Court Lane, on the right when traveling south.
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
Near New York State Route 17A 0.4 miles from Gibson Rd (County Route 100), on the right when traveling south.
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 Community College
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) at Court Lane, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Orange County Seat
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) 0.2 miles south of Scotchtown Road (County Route 83), on the right when traveling south.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 207) 0.2 miles from Church Street when traveling north.
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 — Racing in Goshen...
Near Main Street (New York State Route 207) just south of Erie Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
New York (Orange County), Goshen — Site of Signal Fires
On Forthill Road 0.5 miles south of Conklingtown Road, on the right when traveling south.
Site Of Signal Fires
War Of The Revolution — Map (db m115934) HM

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