Introduction to Goshen, New York
Goshen was first settled in 1714. It became the county seat of Rockland County in 1798. Goshen was officially incorporated in 1809, and is currently the county seat of the Orange County.
Goshen and nearby Attractions
- Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame
- Mount Gulian Historic Site
- Bear Mountain State Park
- Wisner Memorial
- Orange Blossoms Monument
Things To Do In Goshen
The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame includes a museum and a historic racing track. Opened in 1951, the museum preserves the history of harness racing. General Von Steuben used the Mount Gulian Historic Site to train troops during the American Revolution. Bear Mountain State Park, Orange Blossoms Monument and Wisner Memorial are all accessible from Goshen as well.
Air transportation is available from Stewart International Airport.
Goshen Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Orange County Community College, Rockland Community College and Ramapo College of New Jersey.