Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home
Admitted its first 12 orphans on
January 27, 1886. It was established on
this site by the New York Conference
of the Scandinavian Evangelical
Lutheran Augustana Synod. The home
became the foundation for Lutheran
Social Services of Upper New York, Inc.
Erected 1993 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee and Lutheran Social Services of Upper New York, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is January 27, 1886.
Location. 42° 6.858′ N, 79° 12.593′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Falconer Street, 0.1 miles east of Gustavus Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 Falconer Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Settlers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dexterville Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hundred Acre Lot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roger Tory Peterson (approx. 1.3 miles away); 934 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 1.4 miles away); 924 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
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