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

131 Main Street

Lown's

 
 
131 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
1. 131 Main Street Marker
Inscription.

1833 - 1857 site of Yates County Bank
Built in 1889 by Charles V. Bush
for Lown's dry goods store
Has a Lamson cash carrier
system still operational

 
Erected 2013 by Penn Yan Historic Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 42° 39.704′ N, 77° 3.238′ W. Marker is in Penn Yan, New York, in Yates County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 54) north of Elm Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 Main Street, Penn Yan NY 14527, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 130 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 115 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 103 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 101 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. mile away); Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. mile away); World War I Heroic Dead (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Yan.
 
Also see . . .  Penn Yan Historic Preservation District Plaque Program
131 Main Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
2. 131 Main Street and Marker
. (Submitted on July 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
131 Main Street Entrance Floor Tiling Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
3. 131 Main Street Entrance Floor Tiling Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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