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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Lost Neighborhood

 
 
The Lost Neighborhood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. The Lost Neighborhood Marker
Inscription. The Harrison-Derby-Victoria neighborhood was home to nearly 100 predominately Italian-American families. They were displaced by the Urban Renewal Project of the 1970's. This area east of Main Street to the Chadakoin River was the only residential neighborhood affected by the project.
 
Erected 2003 by The Lost Neighborhood Committee and The Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.566′ N, 79° 14.303′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on South Main Street 0.1 miles south of Harrison Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the New York State Armory (a few steps from this marker); Brooklyn Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birmingham Auto (about 300 feet away); Home of Reuben E. Fenton (about 400 feet away); Public Market (about 500 feet away); Policeman George Kendall (about 600 feet away); Before White Men Came (about 800 feet away); First Grist Mill (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
The Lost Neighborhood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. The Lost Neighborhood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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