Village of Painted Post Comeback '72 Urban Renewal Project
This [Painted Post Memorial] monument is dedicated to the Village of Painted Post and its Citizens in recognition of their courageous and determined recovery from the destruction wrought by Tropical Storm Agnes on June 23, 1972.
May the Village enjoy
a long and prosperous future
Undertaken on behalf of the Village of Painted Post by the New York State Urban Development Corporation with funds provided by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and the State of New York, this project facilitated the recovery of the village from the devastation wrought by flood waters from Tropical Storm Agnes on June 23, 1972.
This monument is dedicated by the Citizens of the Village of Painted Post to all of the people and organizations, far and near, who unselfishly gave of themselves to assist the village in its hour of greatest need.
Dedicated June 23, 1975
Erected 1975 by New York State Urban Development Corporation.
Topics. This historical marker
Location. 42° 9.469′ N, 77° 5.625′ W. Marker is in Painted Post, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Street (New York State Route 417) and Water Street, on the left when traveling north on Hamilton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South corner of the Village Square, Painted Post NY 14870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Painted Post Memorial (here, next to this marker); Treaty of Painted Post (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Baptist Church of Painted Post (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (about 600 feet away); World War Memorial Park (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Patterson Inn (approx. 1.6 miles away); “Little Joe” Thermometer Draw Tower (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Painted Post.
Also see . . .
1. Hurricane Agnes (NOAA). (Submitted on November 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tropical Storm Agnes Destruction Footage in Neighboring Corning, New York(Submitted on November 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Corning Museum of Glass Exhibit on the Flood of 1972. (Submitted on November 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.