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Sheldon in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Turner's Corners

 
 
Turner's Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
1. Turner's Corners Marker
Inscription.  
Turner's Corners
Pioneer outpost 1804
on Indian trail from
Portage to Lake Erie

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 46.228′ N, 78° 23.129′ W. Marker is in Sheldon, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is on Big Tree Road (U.S. 20A) 0.2 miles east of Allegheny Road (New York State Route 77), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strykersville NY 14145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ziba Hamilton (approx. 2 miles away); Site of U.S. CCC Camp #1285 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Stony Brook Glen (approx. 4.7 miles away); Daniel Richards (approx. 4.9 miles away); Iwo Jima Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); In Memory of Wales, NY Veterans (approx. 7.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Men and Women of Wales (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Blacksmith Shop (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The Town of Sheldon Historian, as of 7/15/2014, stated the marker was being repaired. The original pictures for this page, showing the marker missing from the site on 7/12/2014, have been withdrawn. The current pictures on this page show that the marker has been repaired and returned to the site.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Westward on US 20A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
2. Westward on US 20A
Towards NY 77 intersection. Wind turbines in background.
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
3. Eastward
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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