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Geneva in Ontario County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pathmark Geneva

The First Railroad

 
 
Pathmark Geneva Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, August 8, 2012
1. Pathmark Geneva Marker
Inscription.  The first railroad appeared in Geneva in 1841. By the 1870's, railroads ran in all directions from Geneva. Over the years, the rail system expanded to include industrial and passenger service. Today the rail system is still used to bring raw materials in the region for industries and for passenger excursions.
 
Erected by Finger Lakes Times.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 42° 52.126′ N, 76° 58.687′ 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 Street. Marker is one of a number located on a walking/jogging/bicycle path along the lakefront in Lakefront Park. 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. A different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (within shouting distance of this marker); Cayuga-Seneca Canal Entrance (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deceased Veterans Memorial
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(about 500 feet away); Fay & Bowen Engine Company (about 500 feet away); The Steamer "Seneca" (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (approx. 0.3 miles away); Smith's Opera House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneva.
 
Pathmark Geneva Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, August 8, 2012
2. Pathmark Geneva Marker as seen facing east
Pathmark Geneva Marker as seen facing West image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, August 8, 2012
3. Pathmark Geneva 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 296 times since then and 5 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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