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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Plank Road

 
 
The Plank Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
1. The Plank Road Marker
Inscription. Toll Road Commissioned in 1848, ran the entire route of Penn. Ave to State Line. Instrumental in Commercial Development
 
Erected by Chemung County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 3.355′ N, 76° 49.093′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. In front of the Southport Historical Society. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1154 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira NY 14904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fitzsimmons Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); This Stone (approx. 1.8 miles away); Elmira Prison Camp 1864 - 1865 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Elmira Prison Camp 1864-65 (approx. 1.9 miles away); Col. John Hendy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
The Plank Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
2. The Plank Road Marker
Southport Historical Society building on the right.
The Plank Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
3. The Plank Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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