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Near Brighton in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brighton

 
 
Brighton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 9, 2019
1. Brighton Marker
Inscription.  Site of 2d match factory in U.S., Eaton and Stanton owners 1845-50, 1st post office in town 1807, Ivory Holland, 1st post master.
 
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 52.094′ N, 75° 1.811′ W. Marker is near Brighton, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on U.S. 20 0.1 miles west of Brighton Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richfield Springs NY 13439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richfield Hotel (approx. 2.3 miles away); French War - 1757 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ganowauges (approx. 2.6 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 4 miles away); Petrie’s Corners (approx. 4½ miles away); Public Library (approx. 5.3 miles away); John Tunnicliff Jr (approx. 6 miles away); Ira & Joe Walker Blacksmith Shop 1798 (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Congressional Series of United States Public Documents, Volume 1651. James Eaton and Henry Stanton were the matchmakers. (Submitted on November 9, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Eastern Face of the Brighton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Eastern Face of the Brighton Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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