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Near Homer in Cortland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Settler

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 6, 2020
1. Early Settler Marker
Inscription.  

Thomas Gould Alvord, Sr.
built his cabin here in
1794 on land granted
for services in the
Revolutionary War

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 40.293′ N, 76° 13.076′ W. Marker is near Homer, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 41 and New York State Route 41A, on the right when traveling north on State Route 41. Marker is in Atwater Cemetery, about three miles NW of Homer. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5485 NY Rt 41, Homer NY 13077, 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. Eli DeVoe (a few steps from this marker); Homer Dist. 2 School (approx. ¾ mile away); Birthplace of Dr. James Henry Salisbury (approx. 2.9 miles away); Glenwood Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Glenwood Cemetery
Early Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 6, 2020
2. Early Settler Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Childhood Home (approx. 3 miles away); Rev. Samuel and Roenna Clark Day (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homer.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Gould Alvord Sr. at Find A Grave. (Submitted on November 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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