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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Middletown

 
Middletown Firefighters Memorial image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
Middletown Firefighters Memorial
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1New York (Orange County), Middletown — "Fireman Joe"
The existence of the Firemen's Memorial Fountain in Thrall Park is due largely to the efforts of Mr. J. B. Wheeler. The fountain, with its seven foot statue of a uniformed fireman holding a baby in his arm, is symbolic of and dedicated to the . . . — Map (db m118332) HM
2New York (Orange County), Middletown — Cal Rodgers
Pioneer Aviator Flew 1st Coast To Coast Flight Of Wright Ex Flyer-Vin Fiz 1st Landing Site 9/17/1911 Pleasure Grounds Race Track — Map (db m140299) HM
3New York (Orange County), Middletown — Edmund S. Lloyd
Built a supercenter in 1950 in a cow pasture beside a two lane country road. Rte. 211 grew to major retail center known as the “Miracle Mile.” — Map (db m29680) HM
4New York (Orange County), Middletown — Edwin Welling VanDuzer Memorial Home
Edwin Welling VanDuzer Memorial Home-Built 1887 Frank J. Lindsey. Architect 1939 Historical Society of Middletown and Wallkill Prec — Map (db m147875) HM
5New York (Orange County), Middletown — Erie RR Station
1st station used 1843-1896 This bldg, Romanesque style built 1896, George E. Archer, Architect. This RR station served passengers thru 1983 — Map (db m29634) HM
6New York (Orange County), Middletown — First Congregational Church
Organized June 10, 1785 First and only church in vicinity for 40 years Third edifice erected here 1872 — Map (db m47897) HM
7New York (Orange County), Middletown — First Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y.
‹— One mile northwest First Presbyterian Church, Scotchtown, N.Y. Organized Jan. 1796, building opened Sept. 12, 1797. Present edifice built 1854. — Map (db m26243) HM
8New York (Orange County), Middletown — First School Site
Private School Built On This Site c. 1790. Used As A Public School 1813-1818 Torn Down To Build A New School At North & Depot St. — Map (db m140298) HM
9New York (Orange County), Middletown — Grace Episcopal Church1848
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m118330) HM
10New York (Orange County), Middletown — 548 — Henry Wisner, Sr
Ca. 1720-1790 buried here Continental Congress delegate. NY State Senator, patriot who produced gunpowder for Revolutionary War. — Map (db m133154) HM
11New York (Orange County), Middletown — Hotel Site
J. France home converted to hotel, 1872. Long known as Russell House, burned in 1907. Later Mitchell Inn, on this site 1908-1963. — Map (db m47896) HM
12New York (Orange County), Middletown — Mechanicstown School
Formerly a one-room schoolhouse, District #11, Town of Wallkill. Built in the 1800’s, this first Mechanicstown school served area students until closing in 1926. — Map (db m25335) HM
13New York (Orange County), Middletown — Mt. Johnson School
Formerly a one-room schoolhouse, District #13, Town of Wallkill. Built in 1851 by stone mason Samuel Bull. For 96 yrs. grades 1-8 attended. Closed in 1947. Memorialized 2000 – Town of WallkillMap (db m136993) HM
14New York (Orange County), Middletown — Notable Graves
Early Middletown promoter Elisha P. Wheeler; philanthropists Webb and Eugene Horton & S. Maretta Thrall; inventor George N. Clemson, civic leader James N. Pronk. — Map (db m50387) HM
15New York (Orange County), Middletown — 1995 — Phillipsburgh
During the Revolutionary War, Mills owned by patriots Henry Wisner and Moses Phillips produced gunpowder for Washington’s Army here. — Map (db m25337) HM
16New York (Orange County), Middletown — S. Maretta Thrall
1830-1897. With father's tannery business estate she donated Thrall Library, 1901 Thrall Hospital, 1892-1929, Thrall Park developed 1884 — Map (db m29635) HM
17New York (Orange County), Middletown — The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery
Honoring the celebrated landscape architect, associate of Frederick Law Olmstead, who designed the cemetery in 1861. —————————————— Hillside Cemetery has . . . — Map (db m118380) HM
18New York (Orange County), Middletown — Trolley Plant
Wallkill Transit Co. 1912-1924 Power generated for Middletown-Goshen trolley in this historic building, Mechanicstown, N.Y. — Map (db m118328) HM
19New York (Orange County), Middletown — Vaux Landscape
Hillside Cemetery, 1861. Picturesque design by Calvert Vaux, renowned Anglo-American architect, and co-designer of Central Park in New York City. — Map (db m50386) HM
 
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