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Avoca in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eight Mile Tree

 
 
Eight Mile Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 26, 2021
1. Eight Mile Tree Marker
Inscription.  In 1794 a tree was marked near here to measure the distance from Bath to Avoca as land was surveyed and divided by Phelps & Corham
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 42.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 42° 24.039′ N, 77° 25.161′ W. Marker is in Avoca, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is on S Main St, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avoca NY 14809, 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. Henry Harmon Spalding (approx. 3.8 miles away); Worker’s Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Site of the Office of Marcus Whitman M.D. (approx. 4.9 miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 4.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); First Marine Division War Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Bath National Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Eight Mile Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 26, 2021
2. Eight Mile Tree Marker
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By Bruce Kelly, July 26, 2021
3. Eight Mile Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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