Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co.
Founded 1903 by
Frederick W. Gurney
Developed radial thrust
and pre-loaded ball bearings
and machines to produce
Merged 1924 with a division
Erected 2008 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 42° 5.801′ N, 79° 14.551′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Cherry Street, 0.1 miles north of West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 Cherry 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. "Gokey Fire" (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert H. Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Keyes' Carpenter Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in Stage Stop (about 300 feet away); The First Newspaper (about 400 feet away); 410 North Main Street (about 400 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 400 feet 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 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.