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Former garage building in Goshen

Several years ago there were not only more gas stations in most towns, but also more car dealers too. Obviously that has changed and today we typically find fewer of both. Shown in the photo is a building that once … Continue reading

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Historic house near downtown Goshen

Another stop on the Goshen Historical Society walking tour last summer featured this Queen Anne style house on Fifth Street close to the downtown area. It was built in 1885 by J.M. Dale, a wealthy dry goods dealer. Obviously the … Continue reading

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City hall in Goshen originally a library

Goshen’s first library was started in the 1890s by a group of young women known as Philomathians. They collected books for their own use but later allowed the public to access their collection. They wanted a permanent library as the … Continue reading

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Brick street remnant in Goshen

Last week I posted a stop on the Goshen Historical Society walking tour in June 2015 and here is another stop. Shown is a portion of exposed red paving bricks where an alley intersects Washington Street between Second and Third … Continue reading

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Dewey Avenue has long history in Goshen

One of the very few city streets in Goshen running at an angle is Dewey Avenue. The avenue, which runs between West Lincoln Avenue to Berkey Avenue, is not very long. At one time, according to the 1897 Goshen directory, … Continue reading

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