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Yates County New York Historical Markers

 
Historic New York - Finger Lakes Marker in situ image, Touch for more information
By Yugoboy, October 13, 2012
Historic New York - Finger Lakes Marker in situ
New York (Yates County), Himrod — The Finger Lakes — Historic New York
The Finger Lakes of central New York occupy deep north-south valleys amid gently rolling hills. From east to west these sparkling lakes are Skaneateles, Owasco, Cayuga, Seneca, Keuka and Canandaigua. This region was the home of the Cayuga and Seneca . . . — Map (db m68627) HM
New York (Yates County), Keuka Park — Ball Hall
Built in 1890 under the Leadership of Rev. George Harvey Ball and originally containing all the student residences and classrooms. — Map (db m77926) HM
New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — "The Bandstand"

Presented to the people of Yates County to commemorate the 175th anniversary of its founding. This replica is on the original 1907 foundation and was conceived, designed and constructed by members of the Penn Yan Lions Club. Chuck . . . — Map (db m104998) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 101 Main Street — Morgan's Hardware

Built in early 1830s by Eben Smith Federal Style The first hardware store in Penn Yan An upstairs passageway once led to the Central House Hotel — Map (db m105052) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 103 Main Street — Built by Eben Smith Circa 1836

Initially a shoe making business In 1889 the location of T.S. Burns grocery store — Map (db m105054) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 115 Main Street — Cornwell Opera House

Built in 1864 by Charles V. Bush on the site of the American Hotel. In 1874 became the Cornwell Opera House with 3 businesses on the main floor including Cornwell Brothers Books — Map (db m105055) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 130 Main Street — Built 1836 by Attorney Charles Judd

Remodeled by George McAllister in 1861 Current Building Italianate Commercial Style — Map (db m105060) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 131 Main Street — Lown's

1833 - 1857 site of Yates County Bank Built in 1889 by Charles V. Bush for Lown's dry goods store Has a Lamson cash carrier system still operational — Map (db m105059) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle

Birkett Mills

This is the original griddle used to make the... World Record Pancake September 27, 1987 • 28'-1"

The Annual Buckwheat Harvest Festival Penn Yan, New York — Map (db m105006) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Civil War Memorial

To honor the men of Yates County who fought to save their country

[Battles listed on obelisk] Antietam • Spottsylvania Gettysburg • Appomattox Vicksburg • Fredericksburg Petersburg • Wilderness

Population of Yates County in . . . — Map (db m105005) WM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Korean Conflict Memorial

In memory of those from Yates County who served their country during the Korean Conflict 1950 - 1955

[Dedicated] May 30, 1987 — Map (db m104997) WM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Medal of Honor Recipients

In commemoration of the men of Yates County who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during the period from 1863 to 1975 who were awarded the Medal of Honor

Pvt. Jerry Wall Co. B 126th. N.Y. Infantry Born 1841 • . . . — Map (db m104994) HM WM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Methodist Church
Benton Class formed 1793. Ezra Cole preached 1792. Oldest existing religious society in Yates Co. and of Methodism in Western N.Y. — Map (db m107563) HM
New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Revolutionary War Memorial

To honor and commemorate the men who fought in the American Revolution and sleep in Yates County — Map (db m104995) HM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 389 — Toll Plank Road
Site of #1 Toll Gate House. Branchport & Penn Yan Plank Road Company built 8 mile Toll Road in 1849. Burned April 1879 ending the Tolls — Map (db m107562) HM
New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — Vietnam Conflict Memorial

In memory of those from Yates County who served their country during the Viet Nam Conflict 1961 - 1975

[Dedicated] May 30, 1987 — Map (db m104996) WM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — World War I Heroic Dead

To the Heroic Dead of Yates County. World War 1917-1918 — Map (db m105001) WM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — World War II Memorial

In memory of those from Yates County who served their country during World War II 1941 - 1945 — Map (db m105004) WM

New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — World War Memorial

In memory of those from Yates County who served their country during the World War 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m105002) WM


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