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Marathon in Cortland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flag Pole

 
 
Flag Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
1. Flag Pole Marker
Inscription.  

Made in Marathon, NY by Climax Company,
erected by Sons of Veterans of the Civil War, 1914
Original pole was 110 feet with arrow weather vane.

*Restored and Rededicated September 8, 2007*

Those who unselfishly gave of their time, talent, materials
and resources to insure this piece of Marathon's history
would remain a place of community pride:

[Sponsors not transcribed]
 
Erected 2007 by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is September 8, 1914.
 
Location. 42° 26.467′ N, 76° 2.039′ W. Marker is in Marathon, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west. Flag Pole is on the Town Green, southeast of the school. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Main Street, Marathon NY 13803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Japheth Hunt (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial

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(within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Peck Library (within shouting distance of this marker); A.C. Baker & Son (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hulbert's Block (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marathon.
 
Flag Pole and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
2. Flag Pole and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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