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

Barker Common

 
 
Barker Common Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
1. Barker Common Marker
Inscription.  First public park in Chautauqua County deeded to town of Pomfret 1825 by Hezekiah Barker who settled in Fredonia 1806.
 
Erected 1931 by BenjaminPrescott Chapter, D.A.R. and the state of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1806.
 
Location. 42° 26.4′ N, 79° 19.9′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 20) and Temple Street on West Main Street. Marker is located in Barker Common. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredonia NY 14063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abell Inn Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Commander William B. Cushing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fredonia #1 (about 600 feet away); The Site of the First Gas Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alonzo Hereford Cushing
Barker Common Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
2. Barker Common Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dunkirk Parade (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 3, 2022