Mina in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Findley Lake, N.Y.
Settled by Alexander Findley,
Sergeant Revolutionary War &
War of 1812 - Built dam in
1815 to power his mill - This
created lake from two ponds.
Erected by Town of Mina.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 42° 7.168′ N, 79° 44.043′ W. Marker is in Mina, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 430) and Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is in the hamlet of Findley Lake, at the north end of the lake. It is practically atop the dam, and is next to a modern stylized version of a mill - the site of the Swartz Mill 1892-1949. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10400 Main Street, Findley Lake NY 14736, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial / Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colt's StationTo the Perpetual Memory (approx. 7.6 miles away); In Grateful Tribute (approx. 7.6 miles away); Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad (approx. 7.6 miles away); Peter Ripley Residence (approx. 7.6 miles away); Log Dwelling (approx. 7.6 miles away); Erected to the Memory of the Defenders of Our Country and Flag (approx. 8½ miles away in Pennsylvania).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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