Houghton in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Willard J Houghton House
Here was located
the house in which
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: Architecture • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is July 19, 1825.
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 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.)
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 137 times since then and 22 times this year. 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.