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Sag Harbor in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alvin Building

 
 
Alvin Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
1. Alvin Building Marker
Inscription.  This is the site of the Alvin Silver Co., producers of distinctive flatware and holloware. Along with the Watchcase Factory, Alvin was the Village's stalwart employer from 1911 to January 1, 1925 when the handsome structure was gutted on New Year's Day by one of Sag Harbor's recurrent fires.
 
Erected 2012 by Sag Harbor Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 59.995′ N, 72° 17.713′ W. Marker is in Sag Harbor, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Main Street south of Washington Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Main Sreet, Sag Harbor NY 11963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atheneum (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Suzan Johnson Cook (about 500 feet away); David Frothingham (about 600 feet away); American Revolution Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The French House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meigs Monument
Alvin Building Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
2. Alvin Building Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here in front of the pizzeria.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Burying Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Water Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sag Harbor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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