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Silver Creek in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Settlers

 
 
First Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. First Settlers Marker
Inscription.  
First Settlers
In 1803 Abel Cleveland,
David Dickinson and John Howard
settled along this creek,
erecting a grist and saw mill, and
a tavern for westward settlers.

 
Erected 2003 by Silver Creek Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 42° 32.775′ N, 79° 10.008′ W. Marker is in Silver Creek, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Street (New York State Route 5 at milepost 8.4) and Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling north on Howard Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silver Creek NY 14136, 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. Dedicated to the Men and Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Swift Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skew Arch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steamship Erie (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ehmke Family Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Revolution
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Amos Sottle (approx. 3.1 miles away); Everett R. Burmaster (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Creek.
 
First Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. First Settlers Marker
The bridge is NY route 5 west, but actual direction is south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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