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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Union Springs in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Frontenac

The Frontenac Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. The Frontenac Marker
Steamship Frontenac caught
fire here July 27, 1907
despite rescue attempts
by crew and people on shore
eight passengers died

Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 282.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is July 27, 1907.
Location. 42° 48.235′ N, 76° 42.248′ W. Marker is near Union Springs, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 90 and Dills Beach Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 90. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Springs NY 13160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Missionaries To The Cayuga (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga Castle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Routes of the Armies (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Mound (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Cayuga Castle (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Quarries
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); John Irving (approx. 2 miles away); Burrough's Point (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Springs.
Also see . . .  Frontenac Disaster. (Submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 27, 2023