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

Old Ferry

 
 
Old Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 26, 2014
1. Old Ferry Marker
Inscription.
Operated from about
1800 to 1824
preceded first bridge

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 5.194′ N, 76° 47.881′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Madison Avenue 0.1 miles north of Maple Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Next to Riverfront Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 352 New York State Bicycle Route 14, Elmira NY 14904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dewittsburgh (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elmira (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens Cascade (approx. mile away); 1776-1796 (approx. 0.3 miles away); 107th New York Volunteers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ross Gilmore Marvin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Earliest Methodist Preaching (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Old Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
2. Old Ferry Marker
Old Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Old Ferry Marker
Old Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 26, 2014
4. Old Ferry Marker
Taken looking south with Riverfront Park to the left.
Old Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 26, 2014
5. Old Ferry Marker
Taken looking south on Madison Avenue.
Old Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
6. Old Ferry Marker
Chemung River where Old Ferry operated image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 26, 2014
7. Chemung River where Old Ferry operated
How the river and current bridge looks with the marker to the left behind the photographer.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 12, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7. submitted on October 12, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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