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

Jockey Street

 
 
Jockey Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
1. Jockey Street Marker
Inscription.  Once famous rendezvous for Genesee Valley Canal boatmen. Now known as home of the Houghton College.
 
Erected 1940 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 25.286′ N, 78° 9.534′ W. Marker is in Houghton, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 19 and Leonard Ave, on the right when traveling south on State Route 19. 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. To Civil War Veterans of Caneadea New York (a few steps from this marker); In A.D. 1918 (a few steps from this marker); Willard J Houghton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Copperhead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Houghton College World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Moses Van Campen (approx. one mile away); Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge
Jockey Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
2. Jockey Street Marker
(approx. 2˝ miles away); a different marker also named Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houghton.
 
Jockey Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
3. Jockey Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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