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Sennett in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Store

 
 
First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, October 31, 2020
1. First Store Marker
Inscription.  
First Store
In Village of Sennett
Opened 1795 by
Rufus Sheldon and
Chauncey Lathrop
First Post Office 1806

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 59.691′ N, 76° 31.973′ W. Marker is in Sennett, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Weedsport-Sennett Road (County Route 12C) and Turnpike Road (County Route 10A), on the left when traveling south on Weedsport-Sennett Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn NY 13021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); This House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William McCreedy (approx. 3.1 miles away); First Log Cabin
First Store Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, October 31, 2020
2. First Store Marker Reverse
(approx. 3.7 miles away); God's Acre (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cold Spring Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sennett.
 
First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, October 31, 2020
3. First Store Marker
First Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, October 31, 2020
4. First Store Marker
The Blacksmith Shop marker can be seen left of center in the photo, next to the yellow traffic sign. There are five markers within yards of one another at this crossroads.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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