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The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809

 
 
The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 23, 2021
1. The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809 Marker
Inscription.  First named "Newell's Settlement" in honor of Silas Newell, pioneer settler 1829 Renamed Wyoming by Judge John Skinner 72 buildings are listed on The National Register thus forming the Wyoming Historical District
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 42° 49.684′ N, 78° 5.282′ W. Marker is in Wyoming, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is at the intersection of Academy St (New York State Route 19) and Main St (County Road 7), on the right when traveling north on Academy St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wyoming NY 14591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of those Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); Forest Stewardship at The Bethany Park (approx. 3.4 miles away); In Memory of George F. Fleming (approx. 3˝ miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served in Vietnam (approx. 4 miles away); County Forest (approx. 4 miles away); West Middlebury Baptist Church
The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 23, 2021
2. The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809 Marker
Looking across Academy St/RT19 to the intersection with Main St, Wyoming, NY
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(approx. 4 miles away); LaGrange School (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wyoming.
 
The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 23, 2021
3. The Gaslight Village of, Wyoming 1809 Marker
Located on the bolder in back of the clock tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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