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

Erie Avenue

 
 
Erie Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Erie Avenue Marker
Inscription.  
In 1849 the Erie RR began
running through Corning on
this street, then called
Erie Avenue. The tracks
were removed in 1952.

 
Erected 1987 by C.C.W., F.C.U., J. Baer B.S.A.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 8.541′ N, 77° 3.133′ W. Marker is in Corning, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is at the intersection of Denison Parkway East (State Highway 352) and Cedar Street, on the right when traveling west on Denison Parkway East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corning NY 14830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of Corning (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rockwell Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ecker Drug Store (about 300 feet away); Galvin and Haines Insurance (about 400 feet away); Corning Centennial Sculpture (about 500 feet away); Concert Hall Block (about 700 feet
Erie Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
2. Erie Avenue Marker
away); Market Street Historic District (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corning.
 
More about this marker. The marker was moved about 80 feet east of its 2010 location sometime between 2010 and 2015.
 
Also see . . .  Erie Railroad. Chartered in 1832, the railroad served much of western New York. (Submitted on July 18, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Erie Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 19, 2015
3. Erie Avenue Marker
Looking east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Nov. 30, 2020