Roxbury in Delaware County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Built circa 1840
Jay Gould went on to become a partner in the tanning business with Zadock Pratt in Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania; a town named for him. Gould had a storied and controversial career as an investor, railroad developer and as an innovative businessman and skilled speculator on Wall Street. He rescued the Union Pacific Railroad from near bankruptcy, built the Missouri Pacific system and controlled many other railroads along with the Western Union Telegraph Company and the Manhattan Elevated Railroad. His efforts earned him one of the largest fortunes of the late nineteenth century. He died at
The building continued to be used as hardware store and in 1905 a two story front was added to the building by the owner Frank Enderlin and the Greek Revival style structure became known as the Enderlin building.
Erected by Gould Family/Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission/ MARK Project.
Location. 42° 17.048′ N, 74° 33.892′ W. Marker is in Roxbury, New York, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 30 and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north on State Route 30. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roxbury NY 12474, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1899 Round Barn (approx. 6.2 miles away); Cabin of John More (approx. 6˝ miles away); Hubbell Homestead (approx. 6.7 miles away); Reformed Church (approx. 7 miles away); Col. Zadock Pratt (approx. 7.1 miles away); World War (approx. 7.1 miles away); Maynard School (approx. 7.4 miles away); Pratt Rock (approx. 7˝ miles away).
Regarding Enderlin Building. Jay Gould was a world class stock jobber and manipulator best known for his role in Black Friday (1869) when he and his co-conspirator Jim Fisk attempted to corner the gold market in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Jay Gould. (Submitted on April 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Black Friday. (Submitted on April 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
3. Erie Railraod. (Submitted on April 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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