“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bemus Point in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Bemus Point - Stow Ferry

Bemus Point - Stow Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 17, 2020
1. Bemus Point - Stow Ferry Marker
In continuous service since 1811 when Thomas Bemus was granted a license to operate by Chautauqua County.
Erected 2004 by Bemus Point Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
Location. 42° 9.474′ N, 79° 23.778′ W. Marker is in Bemus Point, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Lakeside Drive west of Lenhart Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point NY 14712, 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. Bemus Point Hotels (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York State Fish Hatchery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bemus Point Library (approx. 0.6 miles away); Train Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Land Around Us (approx. 2.9 miles away); Farming and Industrial Development (approx. 2.9 miles away); What Does "Chautauqua" Mean? (approx. 3 miles away); Transportation (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bemus Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide view photo of the marker and its surroundings & photo of the ferry. • • Can you help?

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