Big Flats in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Big Flats Rotary Club
Erected 1953 by Big Flats Rotary Club.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
Location. 42° 8.086′ N, 76° 56.122′ W. Marker is in Big Flats, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Main Street east of Miller Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Main Street, Big Flats NY 14814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Mapes (within shouting distance of this marker); Runonvea (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rhodes Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Harris Hill (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Settler (approx. 3.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Denison Park (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Flats.
Regarding Miller Cemetery. Unfortunately, the restoration apparently involved lining up pioneer headstones along the west side of the Presbyterian Church instead of, if not resetting them, simply laying them over the individual pioneers' graves.
Also see . . . Miller Cemetery Info. (Submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.