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

Site of First Settlement

 
 
Site of First Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
1. Site of First Settlement Marker
Inscription.  Site of first settlement in town of Sheridan by Francis Webber Aug. 1804. Erected Aug 25, 1904
 
Erected 1904.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1804.
 
Location. 42° 30.258′ N, 79° 12.149′ W. Marker is near Sheridan, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 20) 0.2 miles east of Walnut Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sheridan NY 14135, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Sheridan Depot of the New York & Erie Railroad (approx. 2½ miles away); The King from Hanover (approx. 2.8 miles away); George F. Abbott (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ehmke Family Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Swift Mansion (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Men and Women (approx. 3.3 miles away); Skew Arch (approx. 3.3 miles away); First Settlers (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Site of First Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
2. Site of First Settlement Marker
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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 231 times since then and 22 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. 2, 2022