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Port Byron in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed

Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park

 
 
Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 19, 2017
1. Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed Marker
Inscription. The mules that pulled boats along the Erie Canal were cared for here, fed and shoed.
 
Erected 2016 by New York State Thruway Authority / Canal Corporation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 43° 2.251′ N, 76° 38.04′ W. Marker is in Port Byron, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 90. Touch for map. The marker is within the Port Byron Erie Canal Heritage Park, an historical interpretive center/thruway rest area on eastbound Interstate 90. Marker is in this post office area: Port Byron NY 13140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glaciers, Drumlins, and High Level Lakes (a few steps from this marker); The Erie House (within shouting distance of this marker); Tanner's Dry Dock (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Erie Canal in Port Byron (about 700 feet away); Port Byron's Lock 52 (about 700 feet away); Henry Wells (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brigham Young (approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Byron (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Byron.
 
More about this marker. Restrooms not available.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 19, 2017
2. Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed & Marker
The Erie House is in the background. Interstate 90 runs behind these buildings.
Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 19, 2017
3. Blacksmith Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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