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Marathon in Cortland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Japheth Hunt

1711 - 1808

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
1. Dr. Japheth Hunt Marker
Inscription.  

Retired Army surgeon
First Marathon settler
arrived with family 1794
by canoes, up Tioughnioga [River]

 
Erected 1983 by Seven Towns Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 26.468′ N, 76° 2.023′ W. Marker is in Marathon, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon NY 13803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Flag Pole (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Peck Library (within shouting distance of this marker); A.C. Baker & Son (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hulbert's Block (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marathon.
 
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Dr. Japheth Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
2. Dr. Japheth Hunt Marker
At far right side of photo, looking east along Main Street
 History of Marathon, New York (1869). (Submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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