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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Keelboat Landing

 
 
Keelboat Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Keelboat Landing Marker
Inscription.  Here on the banks of the outlet in pioneer days was the keelboat landing. Long, shallow draft boats, propelled by poles, brought cargoes from Pittsburgh and farther south up the Allegheny River to this forest-bound village.
 
Erected 1986 by Jamestown Centennial Committee and State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 5.665′ N, 79° 14.422′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on South Main Street, 0.1 miles south of East 1st Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Before White Men Came (a few steps from this marker); First Train (within shouting distance of this marker); First Grist Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Policeman George Kendall (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Store
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Blackstone Corporation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Woolen Mill (about 300 feet away); "Allen's Opera House" (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Keelboat Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Keelboat Landing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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