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Marcellus in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Sawmill

 
 
First Sawmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nancy Mueller, February 5, 2011
1. First Sawmill Marker
Inscription. First sawmill in Town of Marcellus built 1796 by Deacon Samuel Rice and Judge Dan Bradley.
 
Erected 1941 by NYS Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 58.95′ N, 76° 20.183′ W. Marker is in Marcellus, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on West Seneca Turnpike (Main Street) (New York State Route 175) 0.2 miles east of North St. (New York State Route 174), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marcellus NY 13108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Frame House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Old Hotel (about 700 feet away); Site of The Great Fire (approx. 5.3 miles away); 9 Mile Creek Aqueduct (approx. 5.8 miles away); Paddock Mill (approx. 6.8 miles away); Syracuse Area (approx. 7.6 miles away); Erie Canal (approx. 9 miles away); Nedrow c. 1798 (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marcellus.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Town of Marcellus. In the fall of 1795 Hon. Dan Bradley and Deacon Samuel Rice became the first permanent settlers where Marcellus village now stands. (Submitted on February 5, 2011, by Nancy Mueller of LaFayette, New York.)
First Sawmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nancy Mueller, February 5, 2011
2. First Sawmill Marker
 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Nancy Mueller of LaFayette, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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