Goshen, New York, USA - 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 miles S.W. of Newburg. The Wallkill Valley Railroad and Pine Island Branch of the Erie Railroad connect here with the main line. Goshen contains a court-house, 4 churches, 2 national banks, several classical schools, and printing-offices which issue 4 newspapers. It has manufactures of bricks, cheese, tiles, &c. Pop. 2907. Large quantities of butter and milk are ex ported from this place. Goshen township, which is bounded on the W. by the Wallkill River, is noted for the superior quality of its butter. The surface is diversified with hills of gradual slope which are arable to the summits. Total pop. in 1890, 5021.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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