Syracuse in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of John Greenway Mansion
Greenway Hotel and Tavern 1910-1926
Village of Eastwood
Erected by Eastwood TNT.
Location. 43° 4.115′ N, 76° 6.925′ W. Marker is in Syracuse, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is at the intersection of James Street (New York State Route 290) and Grant Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on James Street. Marker is located in Greenway Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2309 James Street, Syracuse NY 13206, 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. George and Rebecca Barnes House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rose Hill Cemetery / African Americans on the North Side (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rev. Jermain and Mrs. Caroline Loguen (approx. 1.7 miles away); Syracuse Area (approx. 1.7 miles away); Enoch Reed (approx. 1.7 miles away); Prince Jackson House Site (approx. 2 miles away); Poster Project (approx. 2.1 miles away); Double Enders (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
Also see . . .
1. History of Brewing in Syracuse. In 1858, English immigrants John and George Greenway established the Greenway Brewery in Syracuse. It brewed English-style ales and quickly became Syracuse’s largest brewery. By 1890, Greenway Brewery, which occupied an entire city block along the Erie Canal, was the largest brewery outside of New York City. It exported beer as far away as Europe, Australia and Asia. (Submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. The New Years Day Grand Barbecue. On New Years Day 1870, Syracuse Brewer John Greenway, one of the wealthiest brewers in the country, hosted a barbecue for the city in Clinton Square. Greenway, an English immigrant, decided to host a feast for the city’s poor, which included the cooking of thee steers in 9-foot tall, 14-foot wide ovens along with 5,000 loaves of bread over 2,000 pounds of pudding, which arrived by the brewery’s sleighs pulled by 12 horses. (Submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.