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Fredonia in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Site of the First Gas Well

 
 
The Site of the First Gas Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. The Site of the First Gas Well Marker
Inscription.
The Site of the First Gas Well
in the United States.

Lighted
in honor of General Lafayette's visit
June 4, 1825

 
Erected 1925 by Benjamin Prescott Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 26.289′ N, 79° 20.02′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles south of Canadaway Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is across the street from the firehouse. Marker is in this post office area: Fredonia NY 14063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fredonia #1 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barker Common (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commander William B. Cushing (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pioneer Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The First Exchange of Hostilities (approx.
The Site of the First Gas Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. The Site of the First Gas Well Marker
3.1 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 3.4 miles away); To All That Served Honorably (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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