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

The Three Pioneers

 
 
The Three Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. The Three Pioneers Marker
Inscription.

In April 1789
on four hundred acres of the
old maize lands of the Iroquois
The Three Pioneers
Jacob Yaple Isaac Dumond Peter Hinepaw
from Kingston NY cast seed and in
September 1789 brought their families
twenty souls built houses
and began the settlement of Ithaca

 
Erected by DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County.
 
Location. 42° 26.436′ N, 76° 29.802′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Seneca Street (New York State Route 79) and Tioga Street, on the right when traveling west on Seneca Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Seneca Street Parking Garage, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ezra Cornell (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Ithaca (within shouting distance of this marker); DeWitt Park Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ithaca Conservatory of Music (about 400 feet away); Ithaca Conservatory of Music 31st Anniversary
The Three Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. The Three Pioneers Marker
On corner wall
(about 500 feet away); Ithaca College (about 500 feet away); Jupiter (about 600 feet away); Tompkins County (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Also see . . .  The History Center in Tompkins County. (Submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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