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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Celeron Expedition

 
 
Celeron Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Celeron Expedition Marker
Inscription.
Celeron Expedition
Captain Pierre Joseph Celeron de Blainville in 1749 with a force of 213 soldiers and Indians traveled down Chautauqua Lake and the Chadakoin River to the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers renewing the French claim to the watershed.
 
Erected 1986 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.994′ N, 79° 15.228′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Jones and Gifford Avenue 0.1 miles north of Fairmount Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Jones and Gifford Avenue, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steamboat Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); De Longueuil Expedition (about 300 feet away); American Revolution (about 400 feet away); Log Cabin 1810 (about 700 feet away); Broadhead Power House (about 700 feet away); The Car Barns (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Third Street Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Jamestown Underground Railroad Tableau (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
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Southward Celeron Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Southward Celeron Expedition Marker
At McCrea Point Riverfront Recreation Area
is at McCrea Point Riverfront Recreation Area as are several others. Marker had been temporarily removed due to construction, and at the time of this posting on the HMdb, the marker is not seen on Google maps or street view. Due to road construction and configuration, access to McCrea Point is from West 8th Street and the Fairmount Avenue bridge.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Celeron Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
3. Celeron Expedition Marker
For orientation, the marker is across the roadway from this industrial building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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