Reproduction Aero-View map of Goshen, New York, published by Hughes & Fowler in 1922. We see biplanes and a zeppelin in the skies above Goshen on this charming vintage map. Goshen's 1922 booster statement appears in the margin as follows:
"Goshen, N. Y. is the county seat and center of famous Orange County in the heart of a World famous dairy and stock raising section. On main line of Erie R. R. 18 miles west of Hudson River and 60 miles from New York. Population of village 3500-of township 5000.
Has many beautiful and well kept homes, a number of thriving manufactories, the several county buildings, fine modern school buildings, handsome churches and public library.
Streets wide and with concrete and brick improvements. Water, municipal ownership and gravity service. Three Volunteer Fire Companies with motor trucks and pumps.
Three banks well managed with ample capital and successful records.
Two newspapers long established and ably conducted.
Historic track of the Goshen Driving Park Assn. finest half mile track in the U. S. And a mile track used for training purposes.
Hotel accommodations of the best with up to date equipment and extensive capacity.
Mercantile houses with full supplies of best goods in all lines.
Further information given by Goshen Board of Trade, an organization alive to the interests of the village, one of the most attractive in the State."
Features town seal and lower inset illustrations of the following:
Orange County National Bank
Goshen National Bank
Goshen Savings Bank
Orange County Court House
Jay H. Newbury & Son
I. H. Dexter Co., Inc.
Dexter Rubber Mfg. Co., Inc.
W. D. Van Vliet & Son
Sayer Lumber Co.
The map includes a list of Goshen officers:
President, P. V. D. Gott
Trustees, Joseph Donovan, Wm. T. Titus, I. H. Dexter, Walter B. Brown
Treasurer, Wm. A. Wells
Clerk, E. J. Riverkamp
Corp. Counsel, Philip A. Rorty
Street Commissioner, F. W. Chardavoyne
Police Justice, Henry B. Merritt
Town Supervisor, John B. Swezey
Town Clerk, William A. Handerson
Assessors, Hiram H. Smith, Wm. T. Titus, Edward J. Riverkamp
Collector, Edward Connors
Superintendent of Highways, Clarence B. Degraw
Constables, H. F. Kenney, David P. Clark
School Directors, Wm. Strong, Fred Durland
The map also has a list of prominent Goshen business people and their addresses:
G. G. Ackley, Confectionery, 20-22 W. Main Street.
American Provision Co., Inc. Meat Market, 9 Greenwich Ave.
Charles W. Barnes, Truckman. 26 Scotchtown Avenue.
Board of Education.
Cataract Engine Co. West Main Street.
J. L. Clune, Painter and Decorator. 78 Scotchtown Avenue.
Jacob W. Crosby, Contractor and Builder. 28 Montgomery St.
Edward Dalton, Antique and Second Hand Furniture. Auto Service. 39 High St.
J. Murray Dalton, Attorney & Counselor at Law. 111 W. Main St.
Fred Dayton, Dry Goods and Notions. 2 N. Church St.
I. H. Dexter Co., Inc. Machinery Mfrs. 183 Greenwich Ave.
Dexter Rubber Mfg. Co., Inc. Rubber Goods M'f'rs. 224 W. Main St.
Edwin J. Dikeman, Pharmacist. 148 W. Main St.
Joseph Donovan, Garage and Repair Shop. 153-173 Greenwich Ave
Frank H. Doremus, Grocer. 54 Church Street.
Erie House, M. A. Dolan, Prop. 46 West Main Street.
E. W. Ewald, Meats and Provisions. 117 W. Main Street.
Thomas Farrell & Co., Cigar Mfrs. 47 W. Main Street.
T. Finan's Sons, Ice and Coal. 61 Greenwich Ave.
J. J. Fitzgerald, Horse Shoeing and Jobbing. 152 Greenwich Ave.
Gerhard Frechem, Ice Cream Parlor and Lunch Room. 118 Grand Street.
Fred Glass, Meat Market. 15 Main Street.
Joseph W. Gott, Attorney. 2 Main Street.
Goshen Auto Supply, R. I. Suresky, Prop. Auto Supplies and Accessories. 164 West Main Street.
The Goshen Democrat Printing Co., Geo. F. Gregg, Editor. 23 Greenwich Ave.
Goshen Hardware Co., Frank B. Hill, Prop. 129-131 West Main Street.
The Goshen National Bank, Joseph Merritt, President. A.V.D. Wallace, V. Pres. W.A. Wells, Cashier. 23 West Main St.
Goshen Savings Bank, A. V. D. Wallace President. Wm. Kniffin, V. Pres. Thos. Maulde, V. Pres. H. B. Smith, Treas. 11 West Main Street.
John F. Halstead, Counselor at Law. 142 Main Steet.