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Fay & Bowen Engine Company

 
 
Fay & Bowen Engine Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, August 8, 2012
1. Fay & Bowen Engine Company Marker
Inscription.  Known for its boats, the Fay & Bowen Engine Company built quality pleasure craft and marine and industrial engines near this site from 1904 to 1929. Fay & Bowen sold launches and runabouts worldwide that earned them the reputation - "None Better Built."

Faybow Boats Inc.
FayBow Boats Inc. continued to build boats at this site from 1929-1937. FayBow offered a line of speedboats, outboard runabouts, and hydroplanes.
 
Erected 2004 by Finger Lakes Boating Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 42° 52.195′ N, 76° 58.613′ W. Marker is in Geneva, New York, in Ontario County. Marker can be reached from Lake Front Drive (U.S. 20) just south of Lake St. Marker is on the lake side of the Major Park Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Geneva NY 14456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deceased Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cayuga-Seneca Canal Entrance (within shouting distance

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of this marker); Pathmark Geneva (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Steamer "Seneca" (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (approx. 0.4 miles away); Smith's Opera House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneva.
 
More about this marker. The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is in Seneca Falls, very near the Women's Hall of Fame.
 
Fay & Bowen Engine Company Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, August 8, 2012
2. Fay & Bowen Engine Company Marker as seen facing east
Fay & Bowen Engine Company Marker as seen facing west image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, August 8, 2012
3. Fay & Bowen Engine Company Marker as seen facing west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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