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Geneva in Ontario County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Steamer “Seneca”

 
 
The Steamer "Seneca" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2017
1. The Steamer "Seneca" Marker
Inscription.

The boat was built in 1883 by
Alonzo and Benjamin Springstead.
The Seneca was once the fastest ship on the lake.
It plied the waters of Seneca Lake until 1908.

[Donors not transcribed]

The Mural
Produced by the Finger Lakes
Leadership Class of 2011
A program of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce
Painted by Hannah Winkler
Historical contributions by the
Geneva Historical Society


 
Erected 2011 by Geneva Historical Society, Geneva Chamber of Commerce, and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 42° 52.087′ N, 76° 58.839′ W. Marker is in Geneva, New York, in Ontario County. Marker is at the intersection of Castle Street (New York State Route 14) and Bradford Street, on the right when traveling west on Castle Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 East Castle Street, Geneva NY 14456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pathmark Geneva (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (about 700 feet away); Cayuga-Seneca Canal Entrance (approx. 0.2 miles away);
The Steamer "Seneca" Mural and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2017
2. The Steamer "Seneca" Mural and Marker
Smith's Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deceased Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fay & Bowen Engine Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Pathmark Geneva (approx. mile away); Log House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneva.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
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 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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