Harrison Meeting House Site and Cemetery

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Harrison Meeting House Site and Cemetery
Harrison Meeting site.jpg
The cemetery and gravestones
Harrison Meeting House Site and Cemetery is located in New York
Harrison Meeting House Site and Cemetery
Location Montgomery, NY
Nearest city Middletown
Coordinates 41°30′39″N 74°15′10″W / 41.51083°N 74.25278°W / 41.51083; -74.25278Coordinates: 41°30′39″N 74°15′10″W / 41.51083°N 74.25278°W / 41.51083; -74.25278
Governing body Town of Montgomery
NRHP Reference # 98000133[1]
Added to NRHP 1998

The Harrison Meeting House Site and Cemetery, also known as the Germantown Church Site and Cemetery, is located on NY 416 right at its northern terminus with NY 211, across from Orange County Airport just outside the village of Montgomery, New York.

The first settlers of what would eventually become the Town of Montgomery came here and built their church on this site in the early 18th century. It would later be surrounded with their houses. The church no longer stands, but several of those early settlers are buried within the stone wall around the site. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998; the Town of Montgomery has taken possession after the site was restored from past neglect and added a small interpretive plaque.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.