Inscription. Approximately 100 feet south of this spot stood the home of Frank W. Higgins. Elected State Senator in 1894 -- Lieut. Governor in 1902 -- Governor of the State of New York in 1905-06. A distinguished citizen and businessman who contributed greatly to the development of Olean.
By Yugoboy, August 17, 2012
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Erected 1966 by Acme Markets Incorporated.
Location. 42° 4.645′ N, 78° 25.706′ W. Marker is in Olean, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is on East State Street (New York Route 417) just west of S. Barry Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olean NY 14760, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. 1804-2004 (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Adam Hoops (about 300 feet away, in a direct line); Allegany Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Settlement of Knapp Creek (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ceres (approx. 9.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); Seneca Oil Spring (approx. 11.4 miles away); Holley Motor Company (approx. 12.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Bradford Oil Refinery (approx. 12.8 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Olean.
Also see . . . Frank W. Higgins - Hall of Governors. (Submitted on October 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on October 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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