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

First Settlers

 
 
First Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. First Settlers Marker
Inscription.
First Settlers
In 1803 Abel Cleveland,
David Dickinson and John Howard
settled along this creek,
erecting a grist and saw mill, and
a tavern for westward settlers.

 
Erected 2003 by Silver Creek Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 32.775′ N, 79° 10.008′ W. Marker is in Silver Creek, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Street (New York State Route 5 at milepost 8.4) and Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling north on Howard Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silver Creek NY 14136, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to the Men and Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Swift Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skew Arch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steamship Erie (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ehmke Family Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Revolution (approx. 2.3 miles away); Amos Sottle (approx. 3.1 miles away); Everett R. Burmaster (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Creek.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
First Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. First Settlers Marker
The bridge is NY route 5 west, but actual direction is south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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