“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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By J.T. Lambrou, May 5, 2021
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101Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0549 — Alpha House
Built about 1918, this Neoclassical-style structure houses Gamma Lambda Chapter, third graduate chapter of the first black national Greek letter fraternity in the United States: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Founded in 1906 at Cornell University, . . . Map (db m172650) HM
102Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0534 — American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics was founded on June 24, 1930, by thirty-four physicians at Harper Hospital. Isaac A. Abt, M.D., was elected as its first president; John L. Morse, M.D., was chosen as the first vice-president; and Clifford G. . . . Map (db m172655) HM
103Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1764 — Assumption Roman Catholic Church / Assumption Grotto Church Complex
Assumption Roman Catholic Church The origins of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church can be traced to 1830, when German immigrants first arrived in Detroit. Warned away from cholera-stricken Detroit, they built a log . . . Map (db m172802) HM
104Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — At The Height Of His PowersThe Early Years of Henry Ford
Henry Ford was only 41 years old when the new Ford Motor Company moved to Piquette Avenue in lat 1904. Despite two earlier corporate failures, he was a gifted and self-taught engineer, a decisive risk-taker. And he was able to envision the new . . . Map (db m172661) HM
105Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L2274 — Bailey Temple Church Of God In Christ
On July 4, 1926, Pastor John Seth Bailey (1896-1984) founded the McKinley Avenue Church of God in Christ. The church held services in a tent here, then moved to a nearby store in the winter. They built a brick church in 1928 and lengthened it by . . . Map (db m172687) HM
106Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S650 — Brewster Homes
Between 1910 and 1940 Detroit’s African American population increased dramatically. Faced with restrictions on where they could live, many African Americans were forced into substandard housing. In 1935 First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt broke ground for . . . Map (db m172651) HM
107Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0774 — Church of Annunciation
The Annunciation (Evangelismos) Greek Orthodox Church was founded in 1910. It became the center of Detroit’s Hellenic community, which dates back to the early 1890s. The first liturgy was held in a rented hall on Miami Boulevard (now Broadway). By . . . Map (db m172522) HM
108Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Creating A Legendat the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
The Ford Motor Company Piquette Avenue Plant became the "laboratory" in which Henry Ford explored design and created the car that changed the world, the Model T. Built for Ford Motor Company in 1904, its three brick stories rose next to the . . . Map (db m172660) HM
109Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L175 — Detroit Cornice and Slate Building
Designed by Harry J. Rill in 1897 for the Detroit Cornice and Slate Company, this building features a finely crafted facade of galvanized steel. The use of sheet metal in commercial buildings evolved from the cast iron structures built in New York . . . Map (db m172520) HM
110Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0443 — Detroit Urban League
The Detroit Urban League began in 1916 with Forrester B. Washington as executive director, and Henry G. Stevens as president. The organization’s initial purpose was the improvement of the social, moral, and material status of the large number of . . . Map (db m172648) HM
111Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L2281 — Eastern Liggett School / Detroit Waldorf School
Eastern Liggett School Albert Kahn designed this school in the Arts and Crafts style in 1913. It opened in 1914 as Eastern Liggett, a college preparatory school for girls, Kahn oversaw the addition of an auditorium, gymnasium and new classrooms . . . Map (db m173028) HM
112Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0362 — Elijah McCoy Homesite
Elijah McCoy, the noted black inventor, lived on this site for much of his adult life. Born in 1844 to fugitive slaves residing in Canada, McCoy was trained in Scotland as a mechanical engineer, and came to Michigan after the Civil War. . . . Map (db m172647) HM
113Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0365 — Fannie Richards Homesite
Fannie Richards, Detroit’s first black public school teacher, lived on this site. Born in Virginia about 1840, she moved to Detroit as a young woman. In 1863, she opened a private school for black children, and two years later was appointed to teach . . . Map (db m172548) HM
114Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0681 — Ford Piquette Plant
Completed in 1904, the Piquette Avenue Plant was the first factory built by the Ford Motor Company. The building was designed by the Detroit firm of Field, Hinchman and Smith. Models B, C, F, K, N, R, S, and T were produced here between 1904 and . . . Map (db m172659) HM
115Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Ford's Model TThe Secret on the Third Floor
"Get a good lock for the door," Henry Ford told Charles Sorenson in January 1907. "We're going to start a completely new job." A special locked room was created at the back of the Piquette plant's third floor for Henry's special and secret . . . Map (db m172663) HM
116Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L2298 — Friendship Baptist Church
In 1916 the Rev. Samuel S. Cumby founded Friendship Baptist Church, an African-American congregation, on Russell Street. The Rev. John Henry Johnson (1878-1957) began to lead the church the next year. Its membership grew rapidly over the next two . . . Map (db m172654) HM
117Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1617 — Greater Shiloh Baptist Church
Founded in 1881 by the Reverend John Wills, this is Detroit’s second-oldest African-American Baptist congregation. Carlos N. Stokes, an African-American draftsman, designed the church in 1920. Although his plans were modified two years later by the . . . Map (db m172652) HM
118Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1627 — Holy Family Church
In the early twentieth century immigrants from southern Italy and Sicily settled in Detroit’s northeast side. They first worshipped in a chapel at Saints Peter and Paul Church. In 1907 Father Giovanni Boschi arrived in Detroit and began a campaign . . . Map (db m172521) HM
119Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S348 — Indian Village
Abraham Cook purchased the area, now known as Indian Village, from two French farmers, Gabriel St. Aubin and Francois Rivard, during the first decades of the nineteenth century. The vicinity, known as the Cook Farms, was a race track from 1836 to . . . Map (db m173023) HM
120Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L2320 — International Institute Of Detroit / International Institute Of Metropolitan Detroit
International Institute Of Detroit The International Institute of Detroit was founded by the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in 1919. It was one of fifty-five institutes across the United States that developed after 1911, when Edith . . . Map (db m172692) HM
121Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0398 — Martin Kundig
This site bears the name of Father Martin Kundig, Wayne County’s first superintendent of the poor. Born in 1805 in Switzerland, Kundig was educated in Rome, and served in the Swiss Papal Guard, before coming to work in the Diocese of Detroit in . . . Map (db m172685) HM
122Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Milwaukee Junctionand the Birth of Detroit's Auto Industry
Railroads were the powerlines of industry, for movement of parts and products. Around 1900, new plants were built along railroad tracks with sidings and loading platforms. Here, in what was open land on the northern outskirts of Detroit, the . . . Map (db m172664) HM
123Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L2044 — North Woodward Avenue Congregational Church
North Woodward Avenue Congregational Church was built in stages between 1907 and 1929 in the Neo-Gothic style. When the city’s population shifted as a result of the Great Depression of the 1930s and the influx of factory workers during World War II, . . . Map (db m173118) HM
124Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0323 — Orchestra Hall
This concert hall was built in 1919 as the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. It was constructed to satisfy the demand of its music director, the internationally esteemed Ossip Gabrilowitsch, that a suitable hall be built. Architect Charles . . . Map (db m172642) HM
125Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0486 — Orsel McGhee House
In 1944 the Orsel McGhees, a black family, moved here into what was then an all-white neighborhood. A neighboring family won a court order revoking the McGhees’ purchase of the house on the basis of a restrictive covenant forbidding non-white . . . Map (db m172644) HM
126Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S461 — Ossian Sweet House / Dr. Ossian Sweet
Ossian Sweet HouseAfrican American physician Ossian Sweet and his wife, Gladys, purchased this house in May 1925. When the Sweets moved into their home on September 8, white residents who objected to blacks moving into the neighborhood formed a . . . Map (db m173099) HM
127Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0716 — Pewabic Pottery / Mary Chase Perry Stratton
Pewabic Pottery In 1903 Mary Chase Perry (Stratton) and Horace Caulkins founded Pewabic Pottery in a stable near downtown Detroit. Four years later, the present building was constructed – a pottery works designed in the style of an . . . Map (db m172638) HM
128Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1426 — Recreation Park
In 1879 Recreation Park was established on the land surrounding this site. The park extended from Brady Street to Willis Avenue. It included the baseball field that was the home park of the Detroit Wolverines of the National League from 1881 to . . . Map (db m172657) HM
129Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0632 — Sacred Heart Parish
Erected in 1875, this building was originally a German Catholic church. As the social and ethnic composition of the neighborhood changed, so did the membership of the church. Many of the founding German parishioners moved away. Finally in 1938 the . . . Map (db m172653) HM
130Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Steps to SuccessThe Many "Models" at Ford Piquette
Nothing is as powerful as persistence, and at the Piquette plant Henry Ford pursued his dream of an affordable and reliable automobile "for the great multitude." Ford designed and produced Models B, C, and F, but dropped them by 1906. He never . . . Map (db m172662) HM
131Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Studebaker in DetroitComing to Milwaukee Junction
They moved into the Detroit automobile "neighborhood" in a big way. Based in South Bend, Indiana, Studebaker had been the world's largest builder of horse-drawn wagons in the late 1800's. Starting in 1902, the first powered vehicles the . . . Map (db m172665) HM
132Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0334 — Sweetest Heart of Mary Catholic Church
During the late nineteenth century many Polish immigrants fleeing oppression came to Detroit. In 1886 a group of them organized the school that was the beginning of Sweetest Heart of Mary Parish. On December 8, 1888, the Reverend Dominic H. . . . Map (db m172658) HM
133Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S287 — The Detroit Medical College
Here, in 1868 five young physicians, whose work with wounded during the Civil War had left them eager to improve the quality of medical education, founded the Detroit Medical College, the city’s first such school. Like nearby Harper Hospital, it . . . Map (db m172643) HM
134Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1262 — The Players
The Players, a Detroit gentlemen’s amateur theatre club founded in 1911, opened this playhouse in 1926. The handsome building was created by club members William E. Kapp, architect, Corrado Parducci, stone sculptor, and Paul Honore, muralist. The . . . Map (db m172567) HM
135Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0242 — The War of 1812 in Detroit / War of 1812 Grave Site
The War of 1812 in Detroit On June 18, 1812, the United States Congress declared war on Great Britain. William Hull, Michigan’s first territorial governor, was selected to lead the U.S. army at Detroit. He invaded Canada on July 12, but soon . . . Map (db m172526) HM
136Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961Greatest Tiger of All — A Genius in Spikes —
This historic Tyrus Raymond Cobb bronze plaque was originally mounted outside the Administrative Offices at Tiger Stadium on July 17, 1963. It was installed and rededicated here at Comerica Park on July 1, 2005 and is on loan from the City of . . . Map (db m173100) HM
137Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0744 — United Sound Systems Recording Studios
In 1939 Italian American violinist and sound engineer James “Jimmy” Siracuse (1903-1988) converted this 1916 house into the new home for United Sound Systems, one of Detroit’s first independent recording studios. He offered recording, . . . Map (db m173117) HM
138Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — 242 — War of 1812 Dead
Hardship struck soon after American troops regained Detroit on Sept. 29, 1813, during the War of 1812. Soldiers' quarters were lacking, and food supplies became desperately short. Then a disease resembling cholera broke out among the soldiers. By . . . Map (db m172528) HM
139Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0738 — WGPR-TV
In 1973, the Federal Communications Commission granted the International Free and Accepted Modern Masons, led by Dr. William V. Banks (1903-1985), a permit to operate UHF television Channel 62 in Detroit. WGPR-TV debuted a few seconds before noon on . . . Map (db m172545) HM
140Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1626 — Zion Lutheran Church
Blocks of limestone that once formed the old Detroit post office were used to construct the Zion Lutheran Church in 1933. This Neo-Gothic-style church, designed by the firm of Maul & Lentz of Detroit, was dedicated on May 27, 1933. In 1882 West . . . Map (db m172689) HM
141Missouri (Jefferson County), Arnold — Dedicated to all those that made the supreme sacrifice
Dedicated to all those that made the supreme sacrifice to make this Nation strong We will never forget them. May 30 1983. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.Map (db m172893) WM
142Missouri (Jefferson County), Arnold — In Honor of Those Who Made the Ultimatine Sacrifice
US Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, U.S. Army, Air force, U.S. Air Force, United States Cost Guard, United States Merchant Marine. John Becker, Charles Meyer, Gustave Becker, Melvin Herrell, Walter Habererger, Louis Crosby, Harrison Clifton, Robert . . . Map (db m172889) WM
143Missouri (Jefferson County), Arnold — POW * MIA
POW * MIA you are not forgotten Auxiliary Post Officers of V.F.W 2593 Dedicated May 31 2010, Donated by Men's Aux. President Terry dankel, Sr Vice Joe Rambicourt Jr., Jr. Vice Charles Huey, Treasure John Ossenfort, Secretary Tom Laxton. Other . . . Map (db m172884) WM
144Missouri (Jefferson County), Arnold — V.F.W. Post 2593 Remembers
V.F.W. Post 2593 remembers SGT. Edward Forrest, S/SGT. Gary Woods, SFC. Bryan Hall, SFC. Jason Pautsch, PFC. Bryce Gautier, K. I. A. April 10 2009 Mosul, Iraq.Map (db m172897) WM
145Missouri (Jefferson County), Festus — World War I Memorial
This tree planted in memory of our Boys who served God and Country in the World War 1917-1918Map (db m172860) WM
146Missouri (Jefferson County), Imperial — Bring Us HomePOW ★ MIA — You are not forgotten —
Dedicated to all POW-MIA'S of all wars and all conflicts POW's WW II Clyde D Baker • Jim R Zachary • Walter W. Dickerson • Donald A. Dreifke • Victor W. Breite Viet Nam Clarence D. BuntingMap (db m172904) WM
147Missouri (Jefferson County), Imperial — Flame of Freedom
Dedicated to the Veterans of all WarsMap (db m172912) WM
148Missouri (Jefferson County), Kimmswick — El Camino Real
. . . Map (db m172878) HM
149Missouri (Jefferson County), Sulphur Springs — Welcome to Sulphur Springs Landing
Site of Missouri's worst train wreck Aug 5 1922 34 died 150+ injuredMap (db m172881) HM
150Missouri (Maries County), Vienna — Vietnam War MemorialRalph A. Branson, Jr. Memorial — Mar. 17, 1968 —
. . . Map (db m172944) WM
151Missouri (Maries County), Vienna — World War I Memorial
Dedicated by the Citizens of Maries County To those of their sons who served the nation and the cause of humanity in the World War 1914-1918 And in memory of those who gave the last full measure of devotion Ransom Ray . . . Map (db m172941) WM
152Missouri (Maries County), Vienna — World War II Memorial1941-1945
(left column:) Harold E. Asher • John R. Birmingham • Max A. Bonham • Otto J. Brandel • Melbern C. Branson • George B. Chambers • Joseph L. Dambach • Frank E. Hagenhoff • William J. Harrison • James R. Hickey • Richard A. Honey • William . . . Map (db m172939) WM
153Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — "We Shall Have Peace And Reconciliation"
General Robert E. Lee. surrenders his Confederate Army of 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. grant ending the American Civil War. Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9 1865. Donated By Timothy and Jeanne Drone Saint Louis, Missouri . . . Map (db m172341) WM
154Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — Capt. Raymond Littge
Capt. Raymond Littge Born in Altenburg October 18, 1923 Died for his country May 20, 1949 A member of 352nd Fighter Group Credited with destroying 23 1/2 enemy planes Missouri top-ranking fighter pilot of WWII It earned him the . . . Map (db m172479) WM
155Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — El Camino Real
New Madrid Cape Girardeau Ste. Genevieve St. Louis Map (db m172480) HM
156Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — In Honor of those who served in the Military Forces of America
In honor of those who served in the Military Force of America in war and in loving memory of those who gave their lives in that service.Map (db m172492) WM
157Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — Perry County Union Soldiers Monument
In memory of Perry County's Union Soldiers of the Civil War 1861-1865 Erected by Sons of Veterans and Auxiliary 1923Map (db m172467) WM
158Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — Perry County Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of Perry County, Mo. soldiers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. LCPL Michael Elliott Johnson KIA 5/16/1968 · SSGT Ray Fordyce KIA 8/16/1966 · PFC Darryl Charles Lintner KIA 4/20/1968 · PFC Gary Joseph Ernst KIA 6/17/1967 · LCPL . . . Map (db m172389) WM
159Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — Veterans Memorial
United States Navy Naval Special Warfare Seals, SWCC, Combat Support and Civilians The only easy day was yesterday. United States Air Force Special Operation Forces Any place. Any time. Anywhere. United States Coast Guard 1790 . . . Map (db m172391) WM
160Missouri (Perry County), Perryville — Veterans Memorial
United States Coast Guard ··· Semper Paratus National Security Program 2015 United States Air Force ··· "Aim High... Fly. Fight. Win. Far East Air Forces 1951 United States Navy ··· "Not For Self But Country" USS Constellation . . . Map (db m172393) WM
161New Hampshire (Belknap County), Laconia — Endicott Rock
Endicott Rock the name of John Endicvt Gov. and the initials of Edward Johnson and Simon Willard, Commissioners of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, John Sherman and Jonathan Ince, Surveyors, were inscribed upon this rock August . . . Map (db m172639) HM
162New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — New St. Mary's Church
In 1846, Bishop George Washington Doane, rector of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, presented the Vestry with a plan for a new church, designed by architect Richard Upjohn and estimated to cost $20,000. The cornerstone for the new church was laid in . . . Map (db m172527) HM
163New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Old St. Mary's Church
The development of the St. Mary's property began in 1695 with the purchase of land for a burying ground on the west side of Wood Street. In 1702, another lot, located between the original lot and Broad Street, was purchased, providing land for the . . . Map (db m172623) HM
164New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — St. Mary's Churchyard
In July 1695, a group of local residents, including John Tatham, Edward Hunloke, and Nathaniel Westland, purchased a lot on this site on the west side of Wood Street "for the Conveniency of a burying place for themselves and also for all other . . . Map (db m172333) HM
165New Jersey (Camden County), Cherry Hill — Barclay Farmstead
Welcome to the Barclay Farmstead This unique example of a Quaker Farmstead is currently owned and operated by the Township of Cherry Hill, with support from the Friends of Barclay Farmstead. The Farmstead is open to the public for tours, . . . Map (db m172699) HM
166New York (Allegany County), Alfred Station — 72 — Baker's BridgeLegends & Lore
Hamlet formerly named for bridge built by Alpheus Baker, his sons & Joseph Woodruff. Original bridge constructed over Canacadea Creek.Map (db m172142) HM
167New York (Allegany County), Angelica — Major Moses Van Campen housebuilt circa 1809
has been placed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m172147) HM
168New York (Allegany County), Whitesville — 7 — WhitesvilleLegends & Lore
Hamlet named for Samuel S. White who built its first hotel and framed house on this site in the 1820s.Map (db m173086) HM
169New York (Bronx County), New York — Original King's Bridge
Northwest of this tablet within a distance of 600 feet stood the Original King's Bridge and its successors from 1693 until 1913 when Spuyten Duyvil creek was filled up. Over it marched the troops of both armies during the American . . . Map (db m172740) HM
170New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — 1st Courthouse
In Cayuga County, erected here c. 1795, consisting of crotched posts and poles covered with brush, in use for several yearsMap (db m172368) HM
171New York (Cayuga County), Black Rock — Lewis Henry Morgan
Birthplace of Lewis Henry Morgan. Began American anthropology. Teacher Cayuga Lake Academy, wrote League of Iroquois 1851Map (db m172366) HM
172New York (Cayuga County), King Ferry — 248 — Jabez Bradley Home
Site of Jabez Bradley home. Land purchased in 1794. Early commissioner and philanthropist for former town of Milton.Map (db m172334) HM
173New York (Cayuga County), Ledyard — Ledyard
Named from Benj. Ledyard. Called Chapins Crs. from P. Chapin, settled 1800, and Talcotts Crs. from R. Talcott, settled 1812.Map (db m172371) HM
174New York (Cayuga County), Mapleton — George Fleming
Captain in Revolution, Brev. Brig. Gen. 1816. Built this home on his military bounty land. Town named after him 1823Map (db m172399) HM
175New York (Cayuga County), Mapleton — Indian Spring
On the trail from Goidgouen and Cayuga Castle to Onondaga Castle by the Great Iroquois trailMap (db m172437) HM
176New York (Cayuga County), Scipioville — Early Newspaper
The Western Luminary, second in the county, was published in this house March 24, 1801Map (db m172397) HM
177New York (Cayuga County), Sherwood — Howland Stone Store Museum“Slavery is ... utterly repugnant both to the letter and spirit of the Bible” — Slocum Howland —
Slocum Howland (1794–1881) successfully combined the values of his Quaker faith with commercial pursuits, making his store part of Sherwood's busy Underground Railroad network. He signed a petition in 1835 declaring that "slavery.…. is . . . Map (db m172390) HM
178New York (Cayuga County), Sherwood — Howland Store
Built 1837- Slocum Howland Quaker, noted abolitionist, entrepreneur and land owner. Father of Emily HowlandMap (db m172388) HM
179New York (Cayuga County), Sherwood — Pioneer Site
Settled 1794-95 by Judge Seth Sherwood. Erected house wherein court was held 1804 when village was county seat.Map (db m172386) HM
180New York (Chautauqua County), Busti — Duty Honor Country
"All gave some, some gave all" Dedicated to all who bravely served with honor and distinction in war and peace. ★ Killed in action ★ World War I; Herman Kent, Herman Faulkner. World War II; Kermit Miller, Harold Lind, Harry l. Seekins, . . . Map (db m172769) WM
181New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Chautauqua Flower Fields
Cornelius Zeestraten purchased this land in 1938 to expand his commercial flower-growing enterprise that began operation in Greenhurst in 1917.Map (db m172775) HM
182New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Red Bird Tavern
At this site on lands he acquired in 1809 Wm. Barrows built a tavern which was a welcome stop along the old Chautauqua Road.Map (db m172782) HM
183New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Veterans Memorial
Town of Ellery Veterans Memorial. Dedicated in memory of all American veterans for their sacrifice so that we may live in freedom.Map (db m172777) WM
184New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Walter BrownSt. Louis Browns
Walter was raised in Bemus Point. Walter first hit the sports page headlines with no less than eight no-hit performances as a Bemus Point High School pitcher. He graduated Bemus Point High School in 1933. Walter continued his baseball career with . . . Map (db m172781) HM
185New York (Chautauqua County), Ellicott — Hundred Acre Lot
Saved through fundraising by Jamestown school teachers and students, this small forest became one of the first school parks in the nation in 1916. "Preserved by generations that are and for those that are to be."Map (db m172764) HM
186New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Edith M. Ainge(1873-1948)
Suffrage leader Edith Ainge lived at this site in 1917 when she joined the National Woman's Party campaign for the 19th Amendment in Washington. She & others were jailed in peaceful demonstrations. After 1920, she held office in the NWP with Alice . . . Map (db m172771) HM
187New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Here Stood a Station
Here stood a station of Underground R. R. in which Catherine Harris did heroic service for fugitive slavesMap (db m172768) HM
188New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The First Newspaper
The First Newspaper On this site in 1825 Adolphus Fletcher erected a two-story building the first printing office in Jamestown and on a wooden press printed the first issue of the Jamestown Journal, June 21, 1826. The building was . . . Map (db m172770) HM
189New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Thurston Block
Built 1875 - 1880 by Dr. J. Hamilton Thurston dentist and urban developer, these residential townhouses, among the first in western New York, transitioned intact to commercial enterprises.Map (db m172762) HM
190New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Donald McKenzie
Born in Scotland 1783 Died in Mayville 1851 at one time partner of John Jacob Astor in Pacific Fur Co.Map (db m172800) HM
191New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Ellen Y. Miller
First woman in NYS to be elected county clerk, 1919-1940. She held public office longer than any other woman of her timeMap (db m172796) HM
192New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — First Courts
Were held in this county in 1811-12-13 in a small two-story plank house built here for the purposeMap (db m172798) HM
193New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — In Honor
In honor of all military personnel and veterans who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on our nation, September 11, 2001.Map (db m172788) WM
194New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Land Office
Here in 1810 William Peacock, local agent of Holland Land Co. built his cabin and office of logs. He served 26 years.Map (db m172795) HM
195New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — 599 — Large Ice House
Built on this site in 1871 by Adam Hersperger. Started shipping ice by railroad the same year. Icing ended in ca. 1935.Map (db m172784) HM
196New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — 478 — Susan B. Anthony
Spoke at courthouse on this site Dec. 26, 1854 to organize first county women's suffrage convention for NY state Women's Rights committee.Map (db m172786) HM
197New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — The Holland Land Company Vault
. . . Map (db m172799) HM
198New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Offermann Stadium
Site of the former minor league baseball park most commonly known as Offermann Stadium, home of the Buffalo Bisons. Opened in 1889 as the new Olympic Park. In 1907 name changed to Buffalo Baseball Park. Reconstruction in 1924 . . . Map (db m172750) HM
199New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Site of Mansion
Built by Col. William Davis ca. 1839. Later the home of Dean Richmond, president NY Central RR, & wife Mary who built the Richmond Library.Map (db m172495) HM
200New York (Genesee County), Leroy — 309 — LeRoy Downtown Historic District
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 by The United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m173048) HM

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