“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Burke in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Site of First Store in Burke

Site of Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Rusaw, July 19, 2021
1. Site of Marker
Inscription.  Erected and Operated by Daniel Mitchell at Thayers Corners Destroyed by Tornado, 1856
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 44° 55.312′ N, 74° 8.459′ W. Marker is in Burke, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11 and East Road, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 11. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burke NY 12917, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Site (approx. 3 miles away); October 1, 1813 (approx. 3.3 miles away); First Foundry (approx. 3½ miles away); Tannery (approx. 3½ miles away); Nathan Beman (approx. 3.6 miles away); Almanzo Wilder (approx. 5.3 miles away); Catalan Forge (approx. 7.6 miles away); Franklin Co. Fair (approx. 8.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 19, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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