Sheldon in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pioneer outpost 1804
on Indian trail from
Portage to Lake Erie
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
Location. 42° 46.228′ N, 78° 23.129′ W. Marker is in Sheldon, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is on Big Tree Road (U.S. 20A) 0.2 miles east of Allegheny Road (New York State Route 77), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strykersville NY 14145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ziba Hamilton (approx. 2 miles away); Site of U.S. CCC Camp #1285 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Stony Brook Glen (approx. 4.7 miles away); Daniel Richards (approx. 4.9 miles away); Stryker Willow (approx. 5.7 miles away); Java School No.1 (approx. 7.2 miles away); Iwo Jima Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); In Memory of Wales, NY Veterans (approx. 7.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The Town of Sheldon Historian, as of 7/15/2014, stated the marker was being repaired. The original pictures for this page, showing the marker missing from the site on 7/12/2014, have been withdrawn. The current pictures on this page show that the marker has been repaired and returned to the site.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.