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History of Goshen, New York, USA

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Edward H. Harriman, the railroad tycoon, was a tremendous fan of harness racing. A fountain for thirsty horses was dedicated to his memory by his widow on Feb 25, 1911 in the center of Goshen, not far from the Historic Track.

Noah Webster
The nation’s most famous lexicographer started out as schoolmaster at the Farmer’s Hall Academy (now Goshen Town Hall) in 1782.



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  • The Orange County Fair was first held on Nov 17, 1841 at the courthouse in Goshen, the one-day event attracted farmers from across the county to exhibits of cattle, horses and vegetables.

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  • 1854 - Goshen
    Goshen, a post- village in Goshen township, and semi-capital of Orange co., New York, on the Erie railroad, 70 miles N. N. W. from New York. It...Read MORE...


  • Goshen, New York, USA
    Erie Depot
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  • 1895 - Goshen
    Goshen, a post-village, one of the capitals of Orange co., N.Y., in Goshen township, and on the Erie Railroad, 60 miles N.N.W. of New York, and 18...Read MORE...


  • Goshen, New York, USA
    Orange County Court House
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  • Goshen, New York, USA
    Grand Street, showing St. Elmo Hotel, Goshen, N.Y.
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  • News 1902 - CLOUDBURST AT GOSHEN.
    Special to The New York Times.
    Goshen, N.Y., Aug. 29. - This section of country was on Thursday night the centre of a remarkable cloudburst....Read MORE...


  • 1908 - Goshen
    NORTHWEST, sixty miles by rail from New York City, sixteen miles in an air line west from the Hudson River, lies Goshen, the county seat of Orange...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Goshen, a banking post-village, capital of Orange co., K.Y., in Goshen township (town), on the Erie and the Lehigh and New England Ra., 60 miles NNW. ...Read MORE...




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Erie Depot
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Orange County Court House
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Grand Street, showing St. Elmo Hotel, Goshen, N.Y.
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  • The Orange County Fair was first held on Nov 17, 1841 at the courthouse in Goshen, the one-day event attracted farmers from across the county to exhibits of cattle, horses and vegetables.

    orangetourism.org
  • 1854 - Goshen
    Goshen, a post- village in Goshen township, and semi-capital of Orange co., New York, on the Erie railroad, 70 miles N. N. W. from New York. It... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Goshen
    Goshen, a post-village, one of the capitals of Orange co., N.Y., in Goshen township, and on the Erie Railroad, 60 miles N.N.W. of New York, and 18... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 - CLOUDBURST AT GOSHEN.
    Special to The New York Times.
    Goshen, N.Y., Aug. 29. - This section of country was on Thursday night the centre of a remarkable cloudburst.... Read MORE...

  • 1908 - Goshen
    NORTHWEST, sixty miles by rail from New York City, sixteen miles in an air line west from the Hudson River, lies Goshen, the county seat of Orange... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Goshen, a banking post-village, capital of Orange co., K.Y., in Goshen township (town), on the Erie and the Lehigh and New England Ra., 60 miles NNW. ... Read MORE...

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