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Middletown, New York, USA - 1895 - Middletown
Middletown, a post-town of Orange co., N.Y., is situated in Wallkill township, in the valley of the Wall River, on the Erie Railroad, at its junction with the N York & Oswego Midland Railroad, about 24 miles W.S. of Newburg. By railroad it is 66 miles N.N.W. of N York, and 7 miles W.N.W. of Goshen. It is also the terminus of the New Jersey Midland Railroad. It contains 8 churches, the Wallkill Academy and union school, 2 national banks, a savings-bank, an opera-house, 2 pul? halls, hotels called the Grand Central and Ogden Hotel, and printing-offices which issue 2 daily and 2 weekly newspapers. It has gas-works and iron-works, and is supplied with water brought from Monhagan Lake. It has a manufactories of wool hats, blankets, carpet-bags, 1 saws. The state homoeopathic insane asylum is located here. Pop. in 1870, 6049; in 1880, 8494; in 1890, 11900.
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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