Wheeler in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the Office of Marcus Whitman M.D.
Missionary to Cayuse Indians 1836-1847
Patriotic leader in establishing the claim of The United States
to Oregon 1842-1844
Martyr of an Indian massacre 1847
His was the first wagon to cross the Rocky Mountains
Erected 1930 by Baron Steuben Chapter N. S. D. A.R. and the State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Native Americans • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 42° 25.82′ N, 77° 19.93′ W. Marker is in Wheeler, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 53 and Gardner Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 53. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6429 Gardner Rd, Bath, NY 14810, Bath NY 14810, 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. 1˝ miles away); Worker’s Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Glenn Curtiss (approx. 4.6 miles away); 1878-1930 Larger Than Life1908 An Astonishing Sight (approx. 4.7 miles away); Glenn Hammond Curtiss (approx. 4.7 miles away); Pleasant Valley (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pleasant Valley War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Marcus Whitman (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 2, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.