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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co.

ca 1893 - ca 1935

 
 
Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. Marker
Inscription.  
Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co.
ca 1893 - ca 1935
Shale, quarried here, was sent by conveyor across the river where up to fifteen million bricks per year were produced for markets that included Jamestown's red brick streets. Deterioration of the kilns led to the demise of the company.
 
Erected 2009 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 42° 6.264′ N, 79° 13.237′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Allen Street 0.2 miles north of Barrows Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 Allen Street, 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. Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Dexterville Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away); Roger Tory Peterson (approx. half a mile away); First Sash Factory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Pail Factory
Southward on Allen Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Southward on Allen Street
Chadakoin River is down to the right.
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Crescent Tool Company (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
 
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 295 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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