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Bangor in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bangor's First Settler

 
 
Bangor's First Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. Bangor's First Settler Marker
Inscription.
Bangor's First Settler
Joseph Plumb, Revolutionary
soldier, came from Brattleboro,
VT. to this farm, with oxen
yoked on a sled.

 
Erected 1940 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 44° 50.554′ N, 74° 23.232′ W. Marker is in Bangor, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 11 0.6 miles from Bangor Road (County Route 53), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is between Uno Road and Perry Road on US 11. Marker is in this post office area: North Bangor NY 12966, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd F. Malette (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II (approx. 0.6 miles away); Foote Tavern (approx. 4.4 miles away); Historic Malone (approx. 4.6 miles away); Non Sibi Sed Patriae (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Congressional Medal of Honor (approx. 4.7 miles away); To the Memory of All Men of Franklin County, N.Y. (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bangor.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Plaque on Front of House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. Plaque on Front of House
"This farm was settled in 1804 by Joseph Plumb, a soldier of the Revolutionary War. This stone house was built by his son William in 1838. Tablet erected by Howard F. Plumb - 1934 -"
Eastward on US 11 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. Eastward on US 11
US 11 is marked north-south but is compass east-west across Franklin County.
Westward on US 11 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
4. Westward on US 11
William Plumb House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
5. William Plumb House
William Plumb House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
6. William Plumb House
William Plumb House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
7. William Plumb House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 26, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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