Perry in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Water Trough
This water trough was originally installed on Main Street in the year 1896. A second trough was located further down the street. These troughs served a vital role in satisfying the thirst of horses and others before the advent of the automobile. The troughs were removed and stored for decades to preserve this iconic part of Downtown Perry. As part of the Main Street Improvement project of 2016, this trough was restored to its original location.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 42° 43.066′ N, 78° 0.174′ W. Marker is in Perry, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is at the intersection of S Main St and Lake St, in the median on S Main St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry NY 14530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richmond-Andrus Mill Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrus Mill Pond (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robeson Cutlery Company (about 500 feet away); Wycoff Harvester Company (about 500 First United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Silver Lake Mills of Perry (about 700 feet away); Old Burying Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Cabin (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.