“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Steamboat Landing

Steamboat Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Steamboat Landing Marker
Steamboat Landing
From here beginning in 1828, fifteen two and three decked steamboats plied the waters of Chautauqua Lake carrying up to a quarter million passengers in a single season to hotel docks, picnic and entertainment sites.
Erected 1986 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 42° 6′ N, 79° 15.168′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Jones and Gifford Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Fairmount Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Jones and Gifford Avenue, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Celoron Expedition (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Revolution (about 300 feet away); De Longueuil Expedition (about 300 feet away); Log Cabin 1810 (about 600 feet away); The First Metal Furniture Factory (about 700 feet away);
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Broadhead Power House (about 700 feet away); Automatic Voting Machines (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Jamestown Underground Railroad Tableau (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
More about this marker. Marker is at McCrea Point Riverfront Recreation Area as are several others. Marker had been temporarily removed due to construction, and at the time of this posting on the HMdb, the marker is not seen on Google maps. Due to road construction and configuration, access to McCrea Point is from West 8th Street and the Fairmount Avenue bridge.
Steamboat Landing Marker Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Steamboat Landing Marker Site
Marker at center where the paths split. The figure at left is a childrens' play construct resembling a steamboat. The river is in the background. The marker, paths, and light standards are not seen on Google maps as of the date of this posting.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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