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

James Prendergast

 
 
James Prendergast Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. James Prendergast Marker
Inscription.  
In a small house
which stood here,
James Prendergast
founder of Jamestown
lived from 1815 to 1836.
Judge Prendergast was born
in Pawling, New York, 1764
and died 1846 in Kiantone.
To his vision, his enterprise
his Christian character
and his many civic bequests
the city which he founded
owes an everlasting debt.

 
Erected 1927 by Jamestown Centennial Commission, State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 5.741′ N, 79° 14.474′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and West 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is one building north of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 North Main Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bank (a few steps from this marker); Great Fire of 1861 (a few steps from this marker); Stage Stop (within shouting distance of this marker);
James Prendergast Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. James Prendergast Marker Site
Marker is fixed to the right building where it abuts the left building.
The First Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Allen's Opera House" (about 300 feet away); "Gokey Fire" (about 300 feet away); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Lucille Ball (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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