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

Van Buren Hotel & Fassett House

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2021
1. Van Buren Hotel & Fassett House Marker
Inscription.  On this site, in 1832, Harmon & Marinda Van Buren built a log house that developed into a hotel, bar, courthouse, and town hall. The house was replaced by the Van Burens with a substantial hotel that was destroyed by fire in 1867. In 1871, Isaac W. Fassett built the majestic Fassett House which offered housing and entertainment until its demise in 2005.
 
Erected 2014 by The Lions Club of Wellsville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 42° 7.236′ N, 77° 56.762′ W. Marker is in Wellsville, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Fassett, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsville NY 14895, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David A Howe (approx. 0.2 miles away); William F. Jones 1826-1910 / Gertrude F. Jones 1841-1920 (approx. ¼ mile away); 1885 • Fish Survey • 1935 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Triangle No. 1 (approx.
Van Buren Hotel & Fassett House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 10, 2021
2. Van Buren Hotel & Fassett House Marker
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4.7 miles away); Early Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); First Town Meeting (approx. 5.2 miles away); Town of Amity Civil War Monument (approx. 8.4 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 9.6 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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