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Camillus in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Geddes Farm

 
 
George Geddes Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By H. Schwarzmueller
1. George Geddes Farm Marker
Barn is gone.
Inscription.  
George Geddes Farm
Chosen best in state in 1846.
Frederick Law Olmsted;
designer of Central Park,
apprenticed here that year.
Stone barn remains.

 
Erected by Onondaga Historical Association, William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 43° 2.758′ N, 76° 14.377′ W. Marker is in Camillus, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on Chapel Drive, 0.1 miles west of Onondaga Road (New York State Route 173), on the right when traveling west. Marker is one lot west of the intersection, at the rear entrance/exit of an M&T Bank branch. This local area is called Fairmount. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3701 West Genesee Street, Syracuse NY 13219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Geddes 1798 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Split Rock
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); School House No. 2 (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Erie Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away); Solar Salt (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Great New York State Fair (approx. 2 miles away); The Solvay Process Company (approx. 2 miles away); Crucible Industries (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Regarding George Geddes Farm. The barn is gone.
 
George Geddes Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By H. Schwarzmueller
2. George Geddes Farm Marker
Empty lot for sale.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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