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History of Newburgh, New York, USA

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America’s Smallest Forest (348 square feet) has only one tree, an Eastern Cottonwood that is over 302 years old and thought to be the oldest in the United States. The Balmville Tree outside Newburgh is on the national Register of Historic Places as well as the New York State Register.

The first outdoor flea market in the U.S. was held in Newburgh in 1752.

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  • The founder and father of the U.S. Weather Service, Albert J. Myer, was born in Newburgh on Sept 20, 1829.

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  • Newburgh, New York, USA
    View from Ruggle's House, Newburgh
    American Scenery,
    by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
    Artwork
  • 1854 - Newburg
    Newburg, a post-town, semi-capital of Orange co., New York, on the W. bank of Hudson river, 84 miles S. from Albany, and 61 miles N. from New York....Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - A little boy three years of age, son of Mrs. William Locke, of Newburgh, N. Y.,
    while in the garden a few days ago was pursued by a large skunk. The animal fastened itself on the child's arm, and commenced chewing away at its...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - The reformed Presbyterian Synod, in session at Newburgh, N. Y.,
    recently passed resolutions deploring the desecration of the Sabath by the Postoffice Department.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 5, 1869

  • News 1879 - A schoolmistress in Newburgh, N. Y., was arrested for whipping a boy.
    She proved the boy bad, and, instead of having to pay $2,000 she secured a verdict of $25 against the boy's parents for the annoyance of arrest.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 25, 1879

  • On April 1, 1884, one of the country’s first central electric generating stations opened in Newburgh.
    Thomas Alva Edison personally supervised the construction of the facility which was designed to produce power for incandescent lighting.
    orangetourism.org

  • Newburgh, New York, USA
    1890s
    Clipper Mower
    Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
    Newburgh, N.Y.
    Advertisement
  • News 1894 - ACCIDENTS ON TROLLEY ROADS. - Five Persons Hurt at Newburg
    NEWBURG, July 4. - A trolley care here to-night struck a wagon containing five persons, only one of whom escaped injury.

    The injured...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Newburg
    Newburg, a city and one of the capitals of Orange co, N.Y., is finely situated on the W. bank of the Hudson River, 60 miles N. of New York, and 83...Read MORE...


  • Newburgh, New York, USA
    View from Washington Headquarters, Newburgh, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • Newburgh, New York, USA
    Cottage Life (Millers Grove) Orange Lake, Newburgh, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Newburgh, a township (town) of Orange co., N.Y. Pop. in 1900, 4246.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Newburgh, New York, USA
    Broadway, Newburgh, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • News 1948 - 3 Soldiers Killed As Train Hits Car.
    NEWBURGH, (AP) - Three soldiers stationed at the U. S. Military academy were killed early yesterday when their car was struck by a freight train as...Read MORE...




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View from Ruggle's House, Newburgh
American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Artwork

Newburgh, New York, USA
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1890s
Clipper Mower
Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
Newburgh, N.Y.
Advertisement

Newburgh, New York, USA
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View from Washington Headquarters, Newburgh, N.Y.
Postcard



Newburgh, New York, USA
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Cottage Life (Millers Grove) Orange Lake, Newburgh, N.Y.
Postcard

Newburgh, New York, USA
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Broadway, Newburgh, N.Y.
Postcard
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  • The founder and father of the U.S. Weather Service, Albert J. Myer, was born in Newburgh on Sept 20, 1829.

    orangetourism.org
  • 1854 - Newburg
    Newburg, a post-town, semi-capital of Orange co., New York, on the W. bank of Hudson river, 84 miles S. from Albany, and 61 miles N. from New York.... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - A little boy three years of age, son of Mrs. William Locke, of Newburgh, N. Y.,
    while in the garden a few days ago was pursued by a large skunk. The animal fastened itself on the child's arm, and commenced chewing away at its... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - The reformed Presbyterian Synod, in session at Newburgh, N. Y.,
    recently passed resolutions deploring the desecration of the Sabath by the Postoffice Department. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 5, 1869
  • News  1879 - A schoolmistress in Newburgh, N. Y., was arrested for whipping a boy.
    She proved the boy bad, and, instead of having to pay $2,000 she secured a verdict of $25 against the boy's parents for the annoyance of arrest. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 25, 1879
  • On April 1, 1884, one of the country’s first central electric generating stations opened in Newburgh.
    Thomas Alva Edison personally supervised the construction of the facility which was designed to produce power for incandescent lighting. orangetourism.org
  • News  1894 - ACCIDENTS ON TROLLEY ROADS. - Five Persons Hurt at Newburg
    NEWBURG, July 4. - A trolley care here to-night struck a wagon containing five persons, only one of whom escaped injury.

    The injured... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newburg
    Newburg, a city and one of the capitals of Orange co, N.Y., is finely situated on the W. bank of the Hudson River, 60 miles N. of New York, and 83... Read MORE...

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  • 1906
    Newburgh, a township (town) of Orange co., N.Y. Pop. in 1900, 4246.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
  • News  1948 - 3 Soldiers Killed As Train Hits Car.
    NEWBURGH, (AP) - Three soldiers stationed at the U. S. Military academy were killed early yesterday when their car was struck by a freight train as... Read MORE...

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