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NY State: WAWARSING: (Ulster County AND Sullivan County) Spring Glen, Laurenkill, Ellenville, Napanoch, the hamlet of Wawarsing, Soccanissing, and Kerhonkso PDF Print E-mail

Two places are named WAWARSING in Ulster County, the township and the hamlet: Half of the hamlet is in Ulster County and the other half in Sullivan County.   41°44′25″N 74°23′59 Wawarsing is a township in western Ulster County but its western and southern borders are Sullivan County. 2010 population: 13,157. The name means "a place where the stream bends" in the Warwarsink language, referring to the joining of the Ver Nooy Kill and the Rondout Creek. The hilly town is in the Appalachian foot-hills and in the Catskills with three State Forests and most of Minnewaska State Park and Sam's Point Preserve, and portions of the Catskill Preserve and Sundown State Park. US 209 crosses the town as well as Spring Glen, Laurenkill, Ellenville, Napanoch, the hamlet of Wawarsing, Soccanissing, and Kerhonkson. Local roads are part of the Shawangunk Ridge National Scenic Byway. Town of Wawarsing official website. [Mar 2013]

Landmarked Ulster Heights Synagogue, formally known as Congregation Knesset Israel of Ulster Heights, is located at the corner of Beaverdam and Ulster Heights roads in the Ulster Heights section of the town of Wawarsing, Synagogue website [Mar 2013]

Spring Glen Synagogue is located in the hamlet of Spring Glen in the Township of Wawarsing on the county line between Ulster and Sullivan Counties and is approximately four miles south of the Village of Ellenville. [Mar 2013]

Hebrew Aid Society Cemetery: Find a Grave [March 2013]

Two Jewish cemeteries are used by Erzreth Israel and Anche Zadok (sp?) synagogues in nearby Ellenville. Source: Karen Lefkowitz, Monsey, NY

Last Updated on Monday, 25 March 2013 19:28
 
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