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Houghton in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Willard J Houghton House

 
 
Willard J Houghton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
1. Willard J Houghton House Marker
Inscription.  
Here was located
the house in which
Willard-J-Houghton
was born July 19, 1825

The foundation stones of this
house form the cross in this
memorial which was erected
by the Class of 1925, the first to
graduate from Houghton College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation.
 
Location. 42° 25.529′ N, 78° 9.43′ W. Marker is in Houghton, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Genesee Street and Willard Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Genesee Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houghton NY 14744, 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. Copperhead (a few steps from this marker); Houghton College World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); To Civil War Veterans of Caneadea New York (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jockey Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); In A.D. 1918 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Moses Van Campen
Willard J Houghton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
2. Willard J Houghton House Marker
The stone cross mentioned on marker is visible below the marker plaque.
(approx. one mile away); Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houghton.
 
More about this marker. Located at the entrance to Houghton College.
 
Also see . . .
1. Willard J. Houghton (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 9, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Houghton College. (Submitted on September 9, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Houghton College (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 9, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Willard J Houghton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
3. Willard J Houghton House Marker
The building behind the marker is Fancher Hall.
Willard J. Houghton House Stone Cross image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 26, 2020
4. Willard J. Houghton House Stone Cross
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York.   4. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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