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Near Union Springs in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Quarries

 
 
Old Quarries Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. Old Quarries Marker
Inscription.  
Extensively worked from
1836 to the late 1800s
to furnish stone blocks.
Shipped by canal
to pave lower Manhattan

 
Erected by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 42° 49.544′ N, 76° 41.84′ W. Marker is near Union Springs, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 90 and Paradise Hill Road, on the left 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Irving (approx. half a mile away); Zobedia Alleman (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cayuga Castle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Indian Mound (approx. 1.1 miles away); Howland School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Routes of the Armies (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Cayuga Castle
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Missionaries To The Cayuga (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
 
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