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

Sterling Valley

 
 
Sterling Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
1. Sterling Valley Marker
Inscription.
Sterling Valley
First settlement made here
1805 by Peter Dumas, a
soldier with Lafayette.
Earlier called Coopers
Mills after John Cooper 1810

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 20.931′ N, 76° 37.776′ W. Marker is in Sterling, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 104A and MacNeil Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 104A. Touch for map. Marker is at the south end of a small bridge over Sterling Valley 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Baptist Church of Sterling (approx. 1.7 miles away); Town of Sterling (approx. 1.8 miles away); Railway Signal Tower (approx. 1.9 miles away); School House Built 1825 (approx. 1.9 miles away); George E. Ingersol (approx. 4.4 miles away); Honoring All Men and Women (approx. 4.4 miles away); Site of Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Little Sodus Bay (Fair Haven) (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sterling.
 
Also see . . .
Northward on NY 104A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
2. Northward on NY 104A
The side road at the white house is Maroney Road.
 Sterling Historical Society. (Submitted on December 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Southward on NY 104A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
3. Southward on NY 104A
MacNeil Road splits to the right.
Sterling Valley Creek Cataract image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
4. Sterling Valley Creek Cataract
At the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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