Camillus in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
George Geddes Farm
Chosen best in state in 1846.
Frederick Law Olmsted;
designer of Central Park,
apprenticed here that year.
Stone barn remains.
Erected by Onondaga Historical Association, William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
Location. 43° 2.758′ N, 76° 14.377′ W. Marker is in Camillus, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on Chapel Drive 0.1 miles west of Onondaga Road (New York State Route 173), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is one lot west of the intersection, at the rear entrance/exit of an M&T Bank branch. This local area is called Fairmount. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3701 West Genesee Street, Syracuse NY 13219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paddock Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); 9 Mile Creek Aqueduct (approx. 2½ miles away); Heritage Monument Founders 1997 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Scott Mulholland (approx. 2.7 miles away); Coleman's Irish Pub Boyne (approx. 2.9 miles away); Liffey (approx. 2.9 miles away); Shannon (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camillus.
Regarding George Geddes Farm. The barn is gone.
Categories. • Agriculture •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.