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Kennedy Mills

 
 
Kennedy Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 14, 2012
1. Kennedy Mills Marker
Inscription. First commercial enterprise in southeastern Chautauqua County Doctor Thomas Ruston Kennedy built first mill October 1805 after purchase of 3000 acres in the area which became the Town of Poland
 
Erected 2005 by (Chautauqua County?) Bicentennial.
 
Location. 42° 9.352′ N, 79° 6.107′ W. Marker is in Kennedy, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Frewsburg Road (U.S. 62) 0.2 miles south of Jamestown Road (New York State Route 394). Click for map. Marker is at the north end of a bridge over Conewango Creek (see photos). Marker is in this post office area: Kennedy NY 14747, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evelynn M. Crandall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gertrude A. Williams (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. (approx. 7.1 miles away); Erected in Honor (approx. 7.5 miles away); Charles Justin Bailey (approx. 7.5 miles away); Jamestown Oak (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Sash Factory (approx. 7.7 miles away); Site of Pail Factory (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kennedy.
 
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Kennedy Mills Marker as seen facing North image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 14, 2012
2. Kennedy Mills Marker as seen facing North
Kennedy Mills Marker as seen facing South image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 14, 2012
3. Kennedy Mills Marker as seen facing South
Conewango Creek west of marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 14, 2012
4. Conewango Creek west of marker
Notice the current. It's perfect for an early mill site. (Compare with the photo facing east.)
Conewango Creek east of marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 14, 2012
5. Conewango Creek east of marker
Notice how calm the creek becomes downstream of the mill location. Quite different from only 10 yards west.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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