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McGraw in Cortland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lamont Memorial Library

 
 
Lamont Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 9, 2020
1. Lamont Memorial Library Marker
Inscription.  
Lamont Memorial Library - Boyhood home of Daniel S. Lamont private secretary to President Cleveland, 1885-89 Secretary of War, 1893-97.
 
Erected 1952 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 42° 35.756′ N, 76° 5.658′ W. Marker is in McGraw, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (New York State Route 41) and Church Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 West Main Street, Mc Graw NY 13101, 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. McGraw World War II (a few steps from this marker); Old Baptist Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Port Watson (approx. 3.3 miles away); Samuel G. Hathaway (approx. 3.8 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cortland County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles
Lamont Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 9, 2020
2. Lamont Memorial Library Marker
away); Korean War Honored Dead (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cortland County World War I Honored Dead (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McGraw.
 
Also see . . .  Daniel Lamont (Wikipedia). Lamont has a place in the heart of all marker collectors since he, as War Secretary, “urged that Congress authorize the marking of important battlefields in the manner adopted for Antietam.” (Submitted on August 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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