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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dewittsburgh

Newton Point

 
 
Dewittsburgh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 5, 2011
1. Dewittsburgh Marker
Inscription.
Dewittsburgh
Newton Point
Boundary about 1790
Village named after Moses DeWitt

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 5.332′ N, 76° 47.82′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is at the intersection of East Water Street (New York State Route 352) and Dewitt Ave, on the right when traveling west on East Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 491 East Water Street, Elmira NY 14905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elmira (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1776-1796 (approx. mile away); 107th New York Volunteers (approx. mile away); Citizens Cascade (approx. mile away); Ross Gilmore Marvin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Earliest Methodist Preaching (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chemung County Korea and Vietnam Monument (approx. half a mile away); Chemung County World War I Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Dewittsburgh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
2. Dewittsburgh Marker
Dewittsburgh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Dewittsburgh Marker
Dewittsburgh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 5, 2011
4. Dewittsburgh Marker
As viewed looking north from across East Water Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 10, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.   2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on April 10, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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