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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Tioga County, New York

Clickable Map of Tioga County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tioga County, NY (51) Broome County, NY (95) Chemung County, NY (107) Cortland County, NY (68) Tompkins County, NY (56) Bradford County, PA (128) Susquehanna County, PA (47)  TiogaCounty(51) Tioga County (51)  BroomeCounty(95) Broome County (95)  ChemungCounty(107) Chemung County (107)  CortlandCounty(68) Cortland County (68)  TompkinsCounty(56) Tompkins County (56)  BradfordCountyPennsylvania(128) Bradford County (128)  SusquehannaCounty(47) Susquehanna County (47)
Owego is the county seat for Tioga County
Adjacent to Tioga County, New York
      Broome County (95)  
      Chemung County (107)  
      Cortland County (68)  
      Tompkins County (56)  
      Bradford County, Pennsylvania (128)  
      Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (47)  
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1New York, Tioga County, Apalachin — Chenango Canal Extension Historical Site
A portion of the Chenango Canal Extension was located near this spot in Apalachin Abandoned in 1872Map (db m154305) HM
2New York, Tioga County, Berkshire — Berkshire
This part of Boston Purchase deeds of partition 1789 settled mostly by pioneers from Berkshire, Co. Mass. 1790-1791Map (db m77927) HM
3New York, Tioga County, Candor — Hollister House
Hollister House Built 1795 by Thomas Hollister. The first framed house & first public house in Candor.Map (db m141731) HM
4New York, Tioga County, Candor — James McMaster
Pioneer, Revolutionary soldier to whom was granted title "McMaster's half township" 1788 lies buried near here.Map (db m141741) HM
5New York, Tioga County, Newark Valley — 253 — Bement House
Built CA 1796 by Asa Bement on Boston Purchase Lot 177. Asa’s blacksmith shop, saw mill and gristmill helped the town to develop.Map (db m178777) HM
6New York, Tioga County, Newark Valley — Fairfield United Methodist Church
Incorporated as Methodist Episcopal Church of Lower Fairfield, 1900 Land deeded by Alfred & Mary Dennis Building dedicated, 1901 Ladies Aid Society formed, 1900.Map (db m141737) HM
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7New York, Tioga County, Newark Valley — Maple Tree
Maple Tree By tradition on this site was a blazed maple tree in 1786 spared when an indian trail was widened into wagon road. Town of Newark ValleyMap (db m141713) HM
8New York, Tioga County, Newark Valley — The First School
First school in Tioga County 1796 conducted in bark shanty just west of this site.Map (db m141712) HM
9New York, Tioga County, Newark Valley — Wade Farm
Wade Farm Purchased 1833 by Lewis Wade, 1791-1862, musician War of 1812. Owned and worked successively By Lewis Wade, William Wade Edgar O. Wade, Floyd E. Wade. State Education Department 1938Map (db m141742) HM
10New York, Tioga County, Nichols — Dunham Cemetery
aka East Nichols Cemetery. Burials here as early as 1800 through 2005. War of 1812 and Civil War veterans interred here.Map (db m196459) HM
11New York, Tioga County, Owego — 1849 Great Fire
1849 Great Fire Site of Hall of Sons of Temperance where fire began. Three stores left standing 104 buildings were burned exclusive of barnsMap (db m141773) HM
12New York, Tioga County, Owego — A Log House
First permanent building in this part of valley built 1785 near here by James McMaster & party.Map (db m141738) HM
13New York, Tioga County, Owego — Ahgawa Hotel
Built 1852, torn down 1959 Site where Thomas "Boss" Platt conducted state and National Republican affairs late 19th to 20th centuryMap (db m141764) HM
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14New York, Tioga County, Owego — Baker Fireman
Erected August 26, 1914 This fountain honors past Fire Chief George H. Baker, Killed in a 1913 accident and all Owego Firefighters.Map (db m152781) HM
15New York, Tioga County, Owego — Central Owego Historic District
Listed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior.Map (db m141846) HM
16New York, Tioga County, Owego — Fishing the Susquehanna
One of the most sought after fish in the early 1800’s was the shad. The river had plenty of them. They swam up from the Chesapeake Bay all the way to Owego and beyond. As the river changed, and dams were put in and removed, and river craft and . . . Map (db m141837) HM
17New York, Tioga County, Owego — Former Residence
John J. Taylor 1808-1892 Judge, Lawyer 27th Congress 1852-1854 D.A. Tioga Co. 1841-1843 1846 Constitutional Conv.Map (db m141758) HM
18New York, Tioga County, Owego — Former Residence
General Henry Martyn Robert, Parliamentarian Resided here while writing Robert's Rules of Order revised, published 1915Map (db m141762) HM
19New York, Tioga County, Owego — Former Residence
Father and son John M. Parker 1805-1873 Justice Supreme Court 1859-1873 Charles E. Parker 1836-1909 Justice Supreme Court 1887-1907Map (db m141808) HM
20New York, Tioga County, Owego — Former Site — Female Seminary 1843-1865
Female seminary 1843-1865. Belva A. Lockwood principal 1863-1865, National Equal Rights Party candidate for U S President 1884 and 1888Map (db m141767) HM
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21New York, Tioga County, Owego — Hiawatha Bridge
Erected 1968 Named in commemoration of the Indian Sachem Hiawatha of the Iroquois NationMap (db m41580) HM
22New York, Tioga County, Owego — Historic Site
John D. Rockefeller, Sr. 1839-1937 lived here c. 1850-1854 on the Marcus Lamont farm Visited here 1892 thru 1928Map (db m141685) HM
23New York, Tioga County, Owego — 369 — Home Of Elizabeth Brown Chatfield
Home of Elizabeth Brown Chatfield, suffragist and secretary to Susan B. Anthony, who stayed here March 28 1894 while on speaking tour.Map (db m132759) HM
24New York, Tioga County, Owego — Ithaca-Owego RR
Second chartered in state. Inc. June 28, 1828 crossed the village park to terminus on site of Ahwaga ParkMap (db m141753) HM
25New York, Tioga County, Owego — Jas. McMaster
James Mc Master was granted title to the west half township Site of present village of Owego 1788Map (db m141769) HM
26New York, Tioga County, Owego — Native American Roots
Jesse McQuigg made the following statement in 1851 when he witnessed Native Americans passing from the headwaters of the Susquehanna River at Otsego Lake on their way to Tioga Point, Chenango Point or Cayuga Lake around 1790 when he was just a boy. . . . Map (db m141839) HM
27New York, Tioga County, Owego — On the Site of Owego
On the Site of Owego Aug. 19-20, 1779 encamped 3000 Continental soldiers the union of General Clinton's army which had advanced from Otsego Lake with a convoy of 208 Bateaux and a detachment under General Poor from General . . . Map (db m141830) HM
28New York, Tioga County, Owego — Owego & Ithaca Turnpike
Incorporated 1807 Giving northern settlement access to markets of Pennsylvania & Maryland.Map (db m141725) HM
29New York, Tioga County, Owego — Owego Riverwalk — The Susquehanna River
Welcome to Owego and the Susquehanna River. The Susquehanna is a long name for a long river. From its start at Otsego Lake, near Cooperstown, New York, it meanders 444 miles from New York through Pennsylvania, arriving at Havre de Grace, Maryland, . . . Map (db m141831) HM
30New York, Tioga County, Owego — Owego Riverwalk — Welcome to Owego, New York
Owego was the site of the Iroquois Indian village "Owagea" destroyed by American forces under Generals James Clinton and John Sullivan in 1779, during the Revolutionary War. The Susquehanna River played an important part in the history of Owego. The . . . Map (db m141832) HM
31New York, Tioga County, Owego — Routes of the Armies — Of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. Rear Face: Through the . . . Map (db m141825) HM
32New York, Tioga County, Owego — Steamboats and Docks
Steamboats were a common sight in this part of the Susquehanna in the 19th century. The first one to ply the Owego section in the spring of 1826 for several weeks was the "Cadorus,” built in 1825 at York Haven, Pennsylvania. That seems . . . Map (db m141838) HM
33New York, Tioga County, Owego — The Bridges of Owego
Prior to the early 19th century, it seems that the easiest and most common way to get across the Susquehanna River was simply to walk through the shallow water. It was easy to find locations where fording was possible with water from bank to bank . . . Map (db m141834) HM
34New York, Tioga County, Owego — Tioga County Memorial
Tioga County To Her Heroes Who Fought And Her Martyrs Who Fell That The Union Might Live.Map (db m141809) WM
35New York, Tioga County, Owego — Two Rivers Greenway — Owego Segment
Welcome to Owego The Village of Owego affords all the pleasures of small-town life to its visitors and locals alike. Situated on the banks of the picturesque Susquehanna River, Owego has scenic natural views from the Court Street Bridge and . . . Map (db m141853) HM
36New York, Tioga County, Owego — 309 — World War II
Home of "Shangri-La WAC" Cpl. Margaret J. Hastings who survived 47 days in New Guinea jungle after May 13, 1945 plane crashMap (db m128006) HM
37New York, Tioga County, Richford — Early Turnpike
Commission of 1797: - “To Lay Out the Road Leading from Cattskill Landing – to Catherinestown in the County of Tioga.”Map (db m76140) HM
38New York, Tioga County, Richford — First Church
Organized 1821, Built 1823 by Puritan Settlers. Rebuilt in 1854. Original Bell Now in Use.Map (db m76144) HM
39New York, Tioga County, Richford — Public Square
Granted by deed to the Town of Richford by the pioneers Ezek. Rich and Stephen Wells October 9, 1821Map (db m76142) HM
40New York, Tioga County, Richford — The Old Abbey
Built in 1813 by Samuel Smith who kept a Tavern here The Richford Post Office Established here in 1830Map (db m76143) HM
41New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Civil War Memorial
This War Cannon Memorial is to honor the former G.A.R. Post 461--Colonel Walter C. Hull along with the recognition and loving memory of All War Veterans who on land, air and sea upheld the honor and integrity of our country and . . . Map (db m154081) WM
42New York, Tioga County, Waverly — 140 — Glenwood Cemetery and Mausoleum
Glenwood Cemetery and Mausoleum has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 by the United States Department of [the] InteriorMap (db m154078) HM
43New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Grace Episcopal Church — Estab. 1853
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m154086) HM
44New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Routes of the Armies — of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States.Map (db m150085) HM
45New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Valley Color Guard Memorial
. . . Map (db m154084) WM
46New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Veterans Memorial
To All Veterans who served their country, the living and dead, we dedicate this memorialMap (db m154082) WM
47New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Veterans Memorial
This memorial dedicated to all men • women of the Armed Forces. Past · Present · FutureMap (db m154083) WM
48New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Veterans Memorial
In honor of All Veterans who have served in the United States military Their bravery and sacrifice will be rememberedMap (db m154085) WM
49New York, Tioga County, Waverly — Vietnam War Memorial — Chamberlain • Miller • Nulton • Stiger
Michael John Chamberlain "Chambie" 1950 — 1970 W.H.S. Class of 1968 Chambie grew up on Heath Rd in Ellistown, where he enjoyed hunting and automobiles. He was a lineman on the football team, and was truly . . . Map (db m154089) HM WM
50New York, Tioga County, Waverly — War Memorial — In Memoriam
This native boulder is erected to the memory of the Soldier and Sailor dead of our community. They nobly served to safeguard and transmit to posterity our country's principles of justice, freedom and democracy. 1776 • 1812 . . . Map (db m154087) WM
51New York, Tioga County, Willseyville — Willseyville Community Baptist Church
Est. 1837-building erected 1840 Joined the Organization of Baptist Churches 1843 Land given by Hon. Jacob Willsey for whom the village was named.Map (db m203237) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023