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Findley Lake, N.Y.

 
 
Findley Lake, N.Y. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. Findley Lake, N.Y. Marker
Inscription.
Findley Lake, N.Y.,
Settled by Alexander Findley,
Sergeant Revolutionary War &
War of 1812 - Built dam in
1815 to power his mill - This
created lake from two ponds.

 
Erected by Town of Mina.
 
Location. 42° 7.168′ N, 79° 44.043′ W. Marker is in Mina, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 430) and Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in the hamlet of Findley Lake, at the north end of the lake. It is practically atop the dam, and is next to a modern stylized version of a mill - the site of the Swartz Mill 1892-1949. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10400 Main Street, Findley Lake NY 14736, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial / Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Skellie (approx. 3.3 miles away); Colt's Station (approx. 4.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); To the Perpetual Memory (approx. 7.6 miles away); In Grateful Tribute
Findley Lake, N.Y. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. Findley Lake, N.Y. Marker
Eastward view.
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad (approx. 7.6 miles away); Peter Ripley Residence (approx. 7.6 miles away); Log Dwelling (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mina.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Findley Lake, N.Y. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
3. Findley Lake, N.Y. Marker
Veterans Bicentennial Park in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
 
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