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Collins in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tree With Bank Account

Nichols Elm

 
 
Tree With Bank Account Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 6, 2017
1. Tree With Bank Account Marker
Inscription.  
Tree With Bank Account
Nichols Elm
Stopping place for stage coaches,
Indian trail and survey marker.
Saved in 1928 when route 39 was
built. Preserved through funds
collected by citizens of Collins
Center. On February 7, 1964, the
145 year old bank account tree
was cut down.

 
Erected 1965 by Collins Center Grange No. 1174.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is February 7, 1964.
 
Location. 42° 29.686′ N, 78° 52.709′ W. Marker is in Collins, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 39 at milepost 5.1), 0.2 miles west of Jenings Road (County Route 487), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Collins NY 14034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Taylor Tract” (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bell Huey UH-1H Helicopter (approx. 3˝ miles away); Gowanda Historic Site (approx.
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3.6 miles away); Gowanda Shrine Club No.1 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Colonel Thomas Jefferson Parker (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ahaz Allen (approx. 4.3 miles away); Woodside Farms (approx. 6 miles away); The First Pioneers (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Tree With Bank Account Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 6, 2017
2. Tree With Bank Account Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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