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Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ezra Cornell

1807 - 1874

 
 
Ezra Cornell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. Ezra Cornell Marker
Inscription.  

On this site lived and died
Ezra Cornell
Member of the Assembly-Senator-Philanthropist
Benefactor
of the City of Ithaca-whose citizens
rear this token in grateful appreciation
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In memoria aeterna erit justus
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Erected by
the DeWitt Historical Society
of Tompkins County
on the anniversary of his birthday
January 11 1909

 
Erected 1909 by the DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEducationGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is January 11, 1909.
 
Location. 42° 26.422′ N, 76° 29.819′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Seneca Street (New York State Route 79) and
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Tioga Street, on the left when traveling west on Seneca Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 North Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Three Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Ithaca (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); DeWitt Park Historic District (about 500 feet away); Ithaca Conservatory of Music (about 500 feet away); Ithaca Conservatory of Music 31st Anniversary (about 500 feet away); Ithaca College (about 500 feet away); Jupiter (about 500 feet away); Tompkins County World War I Roll of Honor (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Also see . . .  Ezra Cornell Bio. (Submitted on June 24, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Ezra Cornell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. Ezra Cornell Marker
Ezra Cornell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, Undated
3. Ezra Cornell
Public domain per Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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