Collins in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tree With Bank Account
Stopping place for stage coaches,
Indian trail and survey marker.
Saved in 1928 when route 39 was
built. Preserved through funds
collected by citizens of Collins
Center. On February 7, 1964, the
145 year old bank account tree
was cut down.
Erected 1965 by Collins Center Grange No. 1174.
Location. 42° 29.686′ N, 78° 52.709′ W. Marker is in Collins, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 39 at milepost 5.1), 0.2 miles west of Jenings Road (County Route 487), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Collins NY 14034, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Taylor Tract” (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bell Huey UH-1H Helicopter (approx. 3½ miles away); Gowanda Historic Site (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gowanda Shrine Club No.1 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ahaz Allen (approx. 4.3 miles away); Woodside Farms (approx. 6 miles away); The First Pioneers (approx. 6.1 miles away); Hicksite Quaker Meeting House (approx. 6½ miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.