“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Olean in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Historic Site - Home of Frank W. Higgins

Historic SIte Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 17, 2012
1. Historic SIte Marker
Inscription. Approximately 100 feet south of this spot stood the home of Frank W. Higgins. Elected State Senator in 1894 -- Lieut. Governor in 1902 -- Governor of the State of New York in 1905-06. A distinguished citizen and businessman who contributed greatly to the development of Olean.
Erected 1966 by Acme Markets Incorporated.
Location. 42° 4.645′ N, 78° 25.706′ W. Marker is in Olean, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is on East State Street (New York State Route 417) just west of S. Barry Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olean NY 14760, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1804-2004 (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Adam Hoops (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allegany Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Settlement of Knapp Creek (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ceres School (approx. 9.6 miles away); Ceres (approx. 9.8 miles away in Pennsylvania); Rixford World War I Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Seneca Oil Spring (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olean.
Also see . . .  Frank W. Higgins - Hall of Governors. (Submitted on October 10, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. Politics
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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