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Near Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Settler

 
 
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By Forest McDermott, August 23, 2017
1. First Settler Marker
Inscription.  Christian Myneer built First Log Cabin 1787 and First Frame House and planted first orchard in Town of Big Flats
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 42° 5.706′ N, 76° 53.825′ W. Marker is near Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on New York 352 (New York State Route 352), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2306 Highway 352, Elmira NY 14903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Harris Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rhodes Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); Col. John Hendy (approx. 2.7 miles away); Runonvea (approx. 3.1 miles away); Miller Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); William Mapes (approx. 3.4 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
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By Forest McDermott, August 23, 2017
2. First Settler Marker
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By Forest McDermott, August 23, 2017
3. First Settler Marker
Marker difficult to see, behind a deer crossing sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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