Westmoreland in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Welcome to Westmoreland
The Town of Westmoreland was first settled on land granted to James Dean by the Oneida Indians in 1785.
By 1789 the rate of settlement accelerated as industries and businesses grew, churches were established, schoolhouses were built and organized into 17 districts, but later consolidated.
By 1792 several hamlets existed in the newly formed township. the town is also known for its contributions in foundry work, producing cast iron products.
Now over 230 years old this is Westmoreland today.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
Location. 43° 6.936′ N, 75° 24.304′ W. Marker is in Westmoreland, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on West Main Street (Route 23) 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 233, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7286 West Main Street, Westmoreland NY 13490, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foundry (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Samuels Eells (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steuben Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Utica Area (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clark Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away); Washington Tract (approx. 3.4 miles away); James Dean Home (approx. 3.6 miles away); Elihu Root (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westmoreland.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. 2. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.