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Near Slaterville in Tompkins County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1st Town Meeting

 
 
1st Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
1. 1st Town Meeting Marker
Inscription.  Held here in Bush
Tavern, made of hewn logs,
April, 1811
William Rounsevell, Supervisor
Capt. Levi Slater, Town Clerk

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1811.
 
Location. 42° 23.615′ N, 76° 21.955′ W. Marker is near Slaterville, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on 2505 Slaterville Road (New York State Route 79), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooktondale NY 14817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dutch Reformed (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eastern Boundary Cantine Military Tract (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Speed Blockhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Home of Nathaniel Tobey (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Widow Earsley (approx. 4 miles away); Cabin Site (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Rich Tavern (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cornell University (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
1st Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
2. 1st Town Meeting Marker
Looking east on NY Highway 79
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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