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Auburn in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Columbian Rope Plant

 
 
Columbian Rope Plant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
1. Columbian Rope Plant Marker
Inscription.  
Columbian Rope Plant
Founded by Col. E.D. Metcalf.
New factory begun in 1903.
1 million sq. feet of floor area.
"The Cordage City"

 
Erected 2004 by City of Auburn, NY.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 42° 55.314′ N, 76° 35.157′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on Genesee Street, 0.1 miles west of Columbus Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 Genesee Street, Auburn NY 13021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E.D. Clapp (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Jerome Holland (approx. half a mile away); Case Research Lab (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1836 Willard Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Water Power in the City of Auburn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Martha Coffin Wright (approx. 0.8 miles away); During the War of 1812 (approx. 0.8 miles away); 500 Feet → Fort Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
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Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
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Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
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Columbian Rope Plant Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
4. Columbian Rope Plant Marker & Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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Jun. 29, 2022