Near Corbettsville in Broome County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Binghamton and Upper Susquehanna
Historic New York
Many settlers of the Southern Tier counties of New York came from Pennsylvania. A Philadelphia merchant and landholder, William Bingham, gave his name to the city of Binghamton. In 1837 the Chenango canal connected the Erie Canal with the Pennsylvania coal regions, and in 1848 the Erie Railroad opened communication with metropolitan New York, and later through to the Great Lakes. Important manufactures have included cigars, shoes, leather goods, photographic materials and business machines.
Erected 1961 by State of New York, Education Department, Department of Public Works.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chenango Canal, and the Historic New York marker series.
Location. 42° 1.214′ N, 75° 46.8′ W. Marker is near Corbettsville, New York, in Broome County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 81 at milepost 1. Touch for map. Marker is located at the New York Welcome Center (Northbound), 5 miles north of Hallstead, Pennsylvania. Marker is in this post office area: Corbettsville NY 13749, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania (approx. 2.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); "Lokies" boost coal production ... (approx. 3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Joseph Smith (approx. 4.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Windsor (approx. 8.2 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 8½ miles away); Phelps Mansion Museum (approx. 8½ miles away); Chenango Canal (approx. 8.6 miles away); Near This Point 18 August 1779 (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
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