Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A fire here in March 1910, fought by
volunteers, took the lives of two firemen and
destroyed the Gokey Shoe Company, the
Gokey Building and the Sherman House
across Third Street. It led to a paid City fire
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1910.
Location. 42° 5.78′ N, 79° 14.53′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Cherry Street, on the left when traveling east on West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 West 3rd 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. Robert H. Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Stage Stop (within shouting distance of this marker); "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Fire of 1861 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker Keyes' Carpenter Shop (about 300 feet away); James Prendergast (about 300 feet away); First Bank (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.