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

James Prendergast

 
 
James Prendergast Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. James Prendergast Marker
Inscription.  In a small house which stood here, James Prendergast founder of Jamestown lived from 1815 to 1836. Judge Prendergast was born in Pawling, New York, 1764 and died 1846 in Kiantone. To his vision, his enterprise his Christian character and his many civic bequests the city which he founded owes an everlasting debt.
 
Erected 1927 by Jamestown Centennial Commission, State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 42° 5.741′ N, 79° 14.474′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and West 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Marker is one building north of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 North Main 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. First Bank (a few steps from this marker); Great Fire of 1861 (a few steps from this marker); Stage Stop (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Store
James Prendergast Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. James Prendergast Marker Site
Marker is fixed to the right building where it abuts the left building.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Allen's Opera House" (about 300 feet away); "Gokey Fire" (about 300 feet away); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Lucille Ball (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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