Westfield in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Lincoln-Bedell Statue Park
Established July 10, 1999
The statues are the work of sculptor Don Sottile, a native of Westfield. The bronze casting took place at the Fireworks Foundry, Penn Yann, upstate New York.
Westfield is most grateful to town historian Billie Dibble for the inspiration and Dr. Kent L. Brown for guiding the project through to completion.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops marker series.
Location. 42° 19.321′ N, 79° 34.704′ W. Marker is in Westfield, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 20) and South Portage Road (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westfield NY 14787, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this Early Settlers of Portland, Westfield & Ripley (approx. 0.6 miles away); These Concord Grape Vines (approx. 0.6 miles away); At This Point (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Old Portage Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Old Portage Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); The French & Indian War 1756-1763 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Barcelona Light House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Land Office (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westfield.
Also see . . . Grace Bedell Billings at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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