Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
August 25, 1860 over the newly laid rails
of the Atlantic and Great Western
Railroad culminating a 29 year effort
to assure Jamestown's position in
the national transportation network.
Erected 2015 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is August 25, 1860.
Location. 42° 5.688′ N, 79° 14.67′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street and Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling east on West 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Robert H. Jackson (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Gokey Fire" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stage Stop (approx. 0.2 miles away); James PrendergastThe First Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
More about this marker. Marker is at the train station, which does not have passenger service. This 2015 marker is the duplicate of a 1986 marker on North Main Street.
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 212 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.