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Hector in Schuyler County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Wickham

 
 
William Wickham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
1. William Wickham Marker
Inscription.
Site of cabin of
William Wickham
First settler in
town of Hector 1791.
Direct descendant of
Earl of Wykham

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 28.499′ N, 76° 52.109′ W. Marker is in Hector, New York, in Schuyler County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 414 and Sunset Shores on State Route 414. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hector NY 14841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Poor's Brigade (approx. 1.4 miles away); General Clinton's Brigade (approx. 1 miles away); General Maxwell's Brigade (approx. 1 miles away); Gen. Hand's Light Corps (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Peach Orchard (approx. 1.9 miles away); Early Settler (approx. 2.1 miles away); Woolen Mill (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hector.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Southern Approach to William Wickham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
2. Southern Approach to William Wickham Marker
Northern Approach to William Wickham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
3. Northern Approach to William Wickham Marker
View of Seneca Lake from William Wickham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
4. View of Seneca Lake from William Wickham Marker
Based on this view, you can see why Wickham might have chosen this spot to settle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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