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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Store

 
 
The First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. The First Store Marker
Inscription. Upon this corner facing south stood the first store erected in Jamestown. It was built in 1813 by Jediah and Martin Predergast, brothers of James Prendergast as a branch of their store in Mayville. It was removed in 1861.
 
Erected 1927 by The Jamestown Centennial Commission and the State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 5.694′ N, 79° 14.461′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street and West First Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the wall of a parking garage. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Keelboat Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); James Prendergast (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Before White Men Came (about 300 feet away); "Allen's Opera House" (about 400 feet away); First Woolen Mill (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. The First Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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