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Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tompkins County

1784 1815

 
 
Tompkins County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. Tompkins County Marker
Inscription.

Created April 17, 1817
Named for
Daniel D. Tompkins

Born 1774, Died 1825. Served New York State as Member of Constitutional Convention and Assemby 1801; Judge of Supreme Court 1804-7; Governor 1807-1817; Chancellor of University of State of New York; Defender of Frontier, Commander of Third District Militia 1814-15. Message on Abolition of Slavery in New York 1817. Vice President of United States 1817-25. Patriot of Brilliant Ability, Untiring Energy.

In grateful appreciation this marker
is erected by and under the auspices of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
State of New York
1949

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[Tompkins County Courthouse erected]
Circa 1933


 
Erected 1949 by National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
 
Location. 42° 26.537′ N, 76° 29.826′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on Tioga Street north of Buffalo Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance to the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 North Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Tompkins County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. Tompkins County Courthouse and Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); Ithaca Conservatory of Music 31st Anniversary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ithaca Conservatory of Music (about 300 feet away); Site of First Court House (about 400 feet away); DeWitt Park Historic District (about 400 feet away); Tompkins County Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Tompkins County World War I Roll of Honor (about 400 feet away); Ithaca College (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tompkins County History. (Submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Daniel D. Tompkins Bio, NY Hall of Governors. (Submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Daniel D. Tompkins Congressional Bio. (Submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 162 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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