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

Hundred Acre Lot

 
 
Hundred Acre Lot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
1. Hundred Acre Lot Marker
Inscription.  Saved through fundraising by Jamestown school teachers and students, this small forest became one of the first school parks in the nation in 1916. "Preserved by generations that are and for those that are to be."
 
Erected 2018 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 42° 7.305′ N, 79° 13.359′ W. Marker is in Ellicott, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Curtis Street Extension 1.2 miles north of Durant Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at Jamestown Community College Park at the Moon Brook bridge in the town of Ellicott. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, 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. Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Erected in Honor (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles Justin Bailey (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dexterville Tavern
Hundred Acre Lot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
2. Hundred Acre Lot Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company (approx. one mile away); Jamestown Oak (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Roger Tory Peterson (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
JCC College Park & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
3. JCC College Park & Marker
Moon Brook in JCC College Park image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
4. Moon Brook in JCC College Park
 
 
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 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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