Brockport in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 43° 12.911′ N, 77° 56.146′ W. Marker is in Brockport, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brockport NY 14420, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Street Brockport Enterprises in the Early 1900s (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Commerce in Brockport (about 800 feet away); Brockport and the Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan-Manning House (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary Jane Holmes (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brockport.
Regarding McCormick Reapers. Cyrus McCormick began work on a reaper in 1831 but could not solve the problem of producing them in quantity. He
Also see . . . Around Brockport - Google Books. Shows pictures of the first reaper plant as well as a print from the wood engraving of the first reaper. (Submitted on March 21, 2011, by Pamela Scott of Brockport, New York.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2011, by Pamela Scott of Brockport, New York. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2011, by Pamela Scott of Brockport, New York. 3. submitted on November 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.