Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home
Admitted its first 12 orphans on
January 27, 1886. It was established on
this site by the New York Conference
of the Scandinavian Evangelical
Lutheran Augustana Synod. The home
became the foundation for Lutheran
Social Services of Upper New York, Inc.
Erected 1993 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee and Lutheran Social Services of Upper New York, Inc.
Location. 42° 6.858′ N, 79° 12.593′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Falconer Street 0.1 miles east of Gustavus Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 Falconer Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dexterville Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roger Tory Peterson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jamestown Oak (approx. 1.4 miles away); Erected in Honor Charles Justin Bailey (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Sash Factory (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.