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Lyons in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

H.G. Hotchkiss

 
 
H.G. Hotchkiss Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
1. H.G. Hotchkiss Marker
Inscription.  
H.G. Hotchkiss
Essential Oil Co. began
on this site 1841. Awarded
international medals making
Lyons one of the world's largest
producers of peppermint oil.

 
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 43° 3.771′ N, 76° 59.766′ W. Marker is in Lyons, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Leach Road and Water Street, on the right when traveling south on Leach Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Water Street, Lyons NY 14489, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. H.G. Hotchkiss Peppermint Mural (a few steps from this marker); H.G. Hotchkiss/Hotchkiss Essential Oils (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 55 (within shouting distance of this marker); G. Winston Dobbins Memorial Park
H.G. Hotchkiss NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
2. H.G. Hotchkiss NRHP Plaque
(within shouting distance of this marker); Naming of Lyons (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial (about 600 feet away); First School (about 600 feet away); Wayne County Historical Society (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lyons.
 
Also see . . .  Hotchkiss Peppermint Oil (YouTube, 1.5 min., William G. Pomeroy Foundation). (Submitted on February 3, 2020.)
 
H.G. Hotchkiss Marker & Factory image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
3. H.G. Hotchkiss Marker & Factory
Now a museum. Hours by appointment.
H.G. Hotchkiss Building image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
4. H.G. Hotchkiss Building
The green header on this building at Water & Broad Streets reads "Hotchkiss".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 23, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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