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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thurston Block

 
 
Thurston Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
1. Thurston Block Marker
Inscription.  Built 1875 - 1880 by Dr. J. Hamilton Thurston dentist and urban developer, these residential townhouses, among the first in western New York, transitioned intact to commercial enterprises.
 
Erected 2017 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 42° 5.838′ N, 79° 14.438′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on East 4th Street 0.1 miles west of Pine Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 East 4th Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edith M. Ainge (within shouting distance of this marker); First Furniture Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Newspaper (within shouting distance of this marker); Keyes' Carpenter Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" (about 300 feet away); Here the First School House
Thurston Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
2. Thurston Block Marker
View is northeast towards intersection of East 4th Street and Pine Street.
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(about 400 feet away); Tew Mansion (about 400 feet away); The First Theater (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Thurston Block & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
3. Thurston Block & Marker
Marker is centered on the block frontage.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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