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Penn Yan in Yates County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birkett Mills’ World Record Pancake Griddle

 
 
Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
1. Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle Marker
Inscription.

Birkett Mills

This is the original griddle
used to make the...
World Record Pancake
September 27, 1987 28'-1"

The Annual
Buckwheat Harvest Festival
Penn Yan, New York


 
Erected by Birkett Mills.
 
Location. 42° 39.613′ N, 77° 3.18′ W. Marker is in Penn Yan, New York, in Yates County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Seneca Street/Water Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penn Yan NY 14527, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 101 Main Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 103 Main Street (about 400 feet away); 115 Main Street (about 500 feet away); 131 Main Street (about 600 feet away); 130 Main Street (about 600 feet away); Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War I Heroic Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Yan.
 
Also see . . .
1. Record pancake was quite a feat (Finger Lakes Times, 2012 article). (Submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Birkett Mills. (Submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
2. Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle and Marker

 
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Birkett Mills from Main Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
3. Birkett Mills from Main Street Bridge
Looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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