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New Canaan in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Pinney Corners

 
 
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By Leslie Smith, January 2, 2010
1. Pinney Corners Marker
Inscription. Site of the Home of Henry A. Pinney (1836-1905). The shoe factory owned by Mr. Pinney was located on land opposite his home on slightly over three acres of land at the corner of Lukes Wood and Oenoke. The factory, built in 1870, produced women’s fine shoes for thirty years and employed up to fifty people. During the period New Canaan was a major shoe manufacturing center.
 
Location. 41° 11.196′ N, 73° 31.38′ W. Marker is in New Canaan, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Oenoke Ridge (Connecticut Route 124) and Pinney Road and Lukes Wood Road, on the right when traveling north on Oenoke Ridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Canaan CT 06840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Canaan (approx. 3.1 miles away); Joseph Edward Turner, M.D. (approx. 4.2 miles away); Major Samuel Comstock (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hillside Cemetery World War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Wilton Roll of Honor (approx. 4.7 miles away); Wilton Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Wilton (approx. 5.1 miles away); Captain Clapp Raymond (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
Pinney Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Leslie Smith, January 2, 2010
2. Pinney Corners Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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