Attractions in Middletown Village, New York

Attractions in Middletown Village, New York
Middletown Village is a small neighborhood in Middletown, New York. The city is located in the southern region of the state near the Hudson Valley. During the summer months, the area offers hiking, fishing and boating along the nearby Wallkill River. In the winter, locals enjoy skiing and snowboarding in the Shawangunk Mountains. Year-round attractions include a racetrack, a museum and a few historical landmarks.

Orange County Fair Speedway

Orange Country Fair Speedway, the oldest continuously operating dirt track in America, is a destination for tourists looking to catch a family-friendly automobile race. Visitors with young kids may enjoy the speedway's monthly car shows. The speedway features car races and derbies every week including PureStocks, Mighty Big Block Modified, ProStock, Sportman and Small Block Modified races. Every year, Orange County Fair Speedway puts on the October Classic, a three-day championship race.

Orange County Fair Speedway
239 Wisner Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
845-342-2573
orangecountyfairspeedway.net

Morrison Hall

A large estate built in the early 1900s, Morrison Hall now sits on display at the Orange County Community College as an example of 18th-century architecture. Featured at Morrison Hall is the Webb Horton House, a 40-room mansion built in 1906. The interior rooms of the hotel include a solarium, a ballroom, a billiard room and a circular salon. In 1990, Morrison Hall was listed on the National Register of Historical Places.

Morrison Hall
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940
845-344-6222
sunyorange.edu

Graystone Gallery

Graystone Gallery is one of Middletown Village's largest art showcase house. Graystone Gallery displays a collection of antique and contemporary art. The gallery has featured the works of several artists, including Christopher Brown, Jim Dine, Jasper Johns and Paul Wonner. A staff curator is available to discuss the history and interpretations of the wide variety of artistic pieces which includes sculptures, paintings, drawings and photographs.

Graystone Gallery
21 North Street
Middletown, NY 10940
845-341-1317
graystone.org

Article Written By Baptist Johnson

Baptist Johnson was first published in 2000 when a poem he wrote won first prize in a local writing contest. He also writes and edits for Etched Press Society, a micro-publishing company based in Wilmington, N.C. Johnson has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from East Carolina University.

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