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

Glenn H. Curtiss

 
 
Glenn H. Curtiss Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 27, 2013
1. Glenn H. Curtiss Marker
Inscription.  
Born Hammondsport 1878
early maker of motorcycle
and airplane engines - flew
successfully airplanes and
hydroplanes here 1908-1911

 
Erected 1957 by New York State Department of Education.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
 
Location. 42° 23.856′ N, 77° 13.907′ W. Marker is in Hammondsport, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is on New York State Route 54, on the right when traveling south. The marker is at the driveway entrance to the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hammondsport NY 14840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cradle of Aviation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vertical Flight Heritage Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1906 - 1916 Floating and Flying (approx. 0.6 miles away); Into the World of Aviation (approx. ¾ mile away); Town of Urbana Civil War Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mallory Mill
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Pulteney Square (approx. one mile away); Glenn Hammond Curtiss (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hammondsport.
 
Also see . . .  Who was Glenn Curtiss?. Museum website entry (Submitted on October 27, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Glenn Curtiss Glen Curtiss
 
Glenn H. Curtiss Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 27, 2013
2. Glenn H. Curtiss Marker
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, August 30, 2019
3. Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
The marker is near the driveway, to the right.
Curtiss C-46 Commando gate guardian image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, August 28, 2019
4. Curtiss C-46 Commando gate guardian
Glenn H. Curtiss image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
5. Glenn H. Curtiss
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on October 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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