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Moira in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of First Starch Factory

 
 
Site of First Starch Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. Site of First Starch Factory Marker
Inscription.
Site of first
Starch Factory
in Town of Moira. Built
1851 by Col. C. A. Stone
and Capt. Wm. A. Tupper

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 44° 49.736′ N, 74° 31.448′ W. Marker is in Moira, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 11 0.1 miles west of Cemetery Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at the west end of the US 11 bridge over Farrington Brook. The Village of Brushton begins at the east side of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Moira NY 12957, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T38 Jet Trainer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chalybeate Springs (approx. mile away); Union Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Home, Luther Bradish (approx. 2.7 miles away); World War II (approx. 6.1 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (approx. 6.1 miles away); Floyd F. Malette (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bangor's First Settler (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moira.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Eastward on US 11 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. Eastward on US 11
US 11 is marked north-south but is compass east-west across Franklin County.
Eastward on US 11 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. Eastward on US 11
Site of First Starch Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
4. Site of First Starch Factory Marker
Elaborate landscaping of the abandoned Rutland Railroad raised right-of-way.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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