Chittenango in Madison County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The ladder was used to maintain the lamp at the top of the post.
The streetlamp frame has glass panels to protect the flame from the wind. It would be placed on a wooden post about 8' tall.
The picture to the left shows a streetlamp on Genesee St near the Chittenango Creek bridge.
Erected by Village of Chittenango.
Location. 43° 2.661′ N, 75° 52.017′ W. Marker is in Chittenango, New York, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Genesee Street (New York State Route 5) and New York State Route 173, on the right when traveling west on Genesee Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chittenango NY 13037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lateral Canal (within shouting Canaseraga (approx. 1.4 miles away); Deep Spring (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pool's Brook (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Erie Canal (approx. 3.8 miles away); Quality Hill Green (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lenox Anti-Slavery Society (approx. 4.9 miles away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chittenango.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.