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Sterling in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Town of Sterling

 
 
Town of Sterling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
1. Town of Sterling Marker
Inscription.
Town of Sterling
Named after a Revolutionary
officer, Lord Wm. Alexander
Sterling. Set off from Cato
1812. First grist and saw
mill built here in 1813

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 19.519′ N, 76° 38.809′ W. Marker is in Sterling, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on New York State Route 104A near Center Road (County Route 98). Touch for map. Marker is at the northeast approach of the small bridge over Sutter Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Sterling NY 13156, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. School House Built 1825 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railway Signal Tower (about 600 feet away); Site of First Baptist Church of Sterling (about 600 feet away); Sterling Valley (approx. 1.8 miles away); George E. Ingersol (approx. 2.9 miles away); Honoring All Men and Women (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3 miles away); Little Sodus Bay (Fair Haven) (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sterling.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Northward on NY 104A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
2. Northward on NY 104A
Marker is at center, by the old red mill, blending with the background tree.
In honor of William Alexander, Lord Stirling.
 
Also see . . .  William Alexander - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 19, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Southwest on NY 104A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
3. Southwest on NY 104A
NY 104A bends 90 as it passes the marker and crosses the small bridge.
Plaque on Mill image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
4. Plaque on Mill
Saving the Old Mill. The interior looks to be in an abandoned state.
Old Mill and Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
5. Old Mill and Plaque
Marker and Old Mill image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
6. Marker and Old Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 19, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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