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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Broome County, New York

Clickable Map of Broome 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> Broome County, NY (56) Chenango County, NY (90) Cortland County, NY (58) Delaware County, NY (71) Tioga County, NY (48) Susquehanna County, PA (47) Wayne County, PA (82)  BroomeCounty(56) Broome County (56)  ChenangoCounty(90) Chenango County (90)  CortlandCounty(58) Cortland County (58)  DelawareCounty(71) Delaware County (71)  TiogaCounty(48) Tioga County (48)  SusquehannaCountyPennsylvania(47) Susquehanna County (47)  WayneCounty(82) Wayne County (82)
Adjacent to Broome County, New York
    Chenango County (90)
    Cortland County (58)
    Delaware County (71)
    Tioga County (48)
    Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (47)
    Wayne County, Pennsylvania (82)
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1New York (Broome County), Binghamton — 490 — Centenary Church
Site of the 45th Annual Convention of the NY State Woman Suffrage Association attended by 162 delegates October 14-17, 1913Map (db m132676) HM
2New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Chenango Canal
The southern end of the 97-mile canal (1837-78) was at the river confluence. It moved Pa coal, local lumber & goods to the Erie Canal. Canal Society of NYSMap (db m92919) HM
3New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Freedom Trail
Fugitive slaves were aided on the Underground Railroad at this site. Dr. S. Hand house & nearby A.M.E. Zion and A.M.E. Bethel ChurchMap (db m101993) HM
4New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-Bingham's Patent
Historic North Side Bingham's Patent Near this site is the northern boundary of the land grant of William Bingham. This was the city limit until April 4, 1890Map (db m93031) HM
5New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-The Chenango Canal
Historic North Side The Chenango Canal Between 1837 and 1875 the canal linked Binghamton and Utica. Its general course followed the line of State St. which is built on the filled in canal bed.Map (db m93029) HM
6New York (Broome County), Binghamton — In Honor of Rod Serling
In Honor of Rod Serling, Class of 1943 creator of "Twilight Zone" award winning dramatist playwright and lecturer 1924-1975Map (db m92985) HM
7New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Indian Castle
Indian Castle Located near junction of Castle Creek with Chenango River. Called Otsiningo. Destroyed Aug. 18, 1779 during Sullivan CampaignMap (db m93030) HM
8New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Near This Point 18 August 1779
Near This Point 18 August 1779 Camped the army of James Clinton en route to join the forces of General John Sullivan in the expedition against the Iroquois and their British allies in the war of the American Revolution Originally erected by . . . Map (db m92920) HM
9New York (Broome County), Binghamton — New York State Inebriate Asylum — Erected 1858
First hospital on the United States dedicated to the treatmemt of alcoholism. Placed by the New York State Society of the National Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor Mrs. James V. Fiori State President 1997Map (db m149561) HM
10New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Phelps Mansion Museum
Phelps Mansion Museum has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1973 by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m92921) HM
11New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Roberson Museum — Sullivan-Clinton Museum Exhibit
A museum exhibit interprets the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. The campaign destroyed Native American villages and crops throughout the Iroquois homeland.Map (db m94628) HM
12New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
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 the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending . . . Map (db m93324) HM
13New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Site of Peterson's Tavern
Site of Peterson's Tavern First meeting place of the newly incorporated village of Binghamton May 3, 1834Map (db m92915) HM
14New York (Broome County), Binghamton — The Bevier-Wright House
Built by Cornelius & Barbara Bevier circa 1850. Purchased 1889 by Otsego County native & Civil War veteran William Wright for 3,000.00. W. E. Wright was a carpenter, general contractor & proprietor of two stove & tinware stores in Binghamton. . . . Map (db m94390) HM
15New York (Broome County), Binghamton — The Quinn Farm — James Quinn — President —
First Farm Bureau in the United States In 1911 began the largest organization of farmers founded for the purpose of extending the science of agriculture.The growth of their idea resulted in the unparalleled productivity of American agriculture . . . Map (db m93291) HM
16New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Universalist
First society formed 1838 church erected this square facing Exchange St. in 1846, burned c. 1867Map (db m93290) HM
17New York (Broome County), Binghamton — William J. McGowan Award
William J. McGowan, Jr. 1918 - 1922 — Binghamton City Council — 1976 - 1991 —————————————————— The . . . Map (db m121221) HM
18New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — Lock 107
The stone walls visible here are parts of Lock 107 on the Chenango Canal, which opened in 1837. Constructed as a composite lock of stone lined with wooden planks, Lock 107 was repaired and rebuilt several times over the years. The last rebuild of . . . Map (db m94370) HM
19New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — The Chenango Canal
The Chenango Canal was part of a vast network of canals that connected New York State's cities with the Great Lakes, the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. Opened for navigation on May 6, 1837, the Chenango Canal carried people between the Erie . . . Map (db m94410) HM
20New York (Broome County), Corbettsville — Binghamton and Upper Susquehanna — Historic New York
The valleys of the Upper Susquehanna River were natural routes for Indians, traders and settlers. Oquaga, near Windsor, was an Indian fur-trading post, and became an objective of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. From a dam at the outlet of . . . Map (db m35164) HM
21New York (Broome County), Deposit — Delaware County
Set apart from Ulster and Otsego Cos., 1797; Named for Delaware River, which was named for Lord Delaware, Governor of Virginia, 1609Map (db m92745) HM
22New York (Broome County), Deposit — First Bank Building In Deposit
Historical Marker First Bank Building In Deposit 1869-1894 Knapp BrothersMap (db m92917) HM
23New York (Broome County), Deposit — Home of First Bank in Deposit
Historical Marker Home of First Bank in Deposit founded by, Charles Knapp, Esq. 1854Map (db m93292) HM
24New York (Broome County), Deposit — Oldest Building In Deposit
Historical Marker Oldest Building In Deposit-1799 Formerly Rookery Tavern 1800-1870Map (db m92766) HM
25New York (Broome County), Deposit — Revolutionary Cemetery
Historical Marker Revolutionary Cemetery War veterans of 1776 & 1812 Originally and Indian Burial GroundMap (db m93203) HM
26New York (Broome County), Deposit — Site Of First Store In Deposit
Site Of First Store In Deposit Built By Silas Crandall 1803Map (db m92918) HM
27New York (Broome County), Deposit — This Boulder Marks The Fort Stanwix Treaty Line
This Boulder Marks The Fort Stanwix Treaty Line The deed from the Indians to the whites was signed November,5 1768 The line was run in 1769 from the Delaware River almost due north to the mouth of the Unadilla River It afterward became the . . . Map (db m92769) HM
28New York (Broome County), Deposit — Village of Deposit Incorporated 1811
Historical Marker Village of Deposit Incorporated 1811 Originally Cookhouse Site of John Hulce's home First permanent settler 1789Map (db m93293) HM
29New York (Broome County), Endicott — Riverside Cemetery
Est. 1792 Burial place of early settlers and Joshua & John Mersereau, heroes of the Revolutionary War NYS & National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m141694) HM
30New York (Broome County), Endicott — 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: Union near this point . . . Map (db m141807) HM
31New York (Broome County), Endicott — The Brick Store
Built 1829-30 by C.E. and W.H. Keeler. Second store in Union Corners. Now oldest. Slated for demolition, but saved and restored 1987.Map (db m141708) HM
32New York (Broome County), Harpursville — Reticulated Giraffe — Giraffa Camelopardalis Reticulate — Conservation Status: Near Threatened —
Sidebar Reticulated giraffes are a giraffe subspecies that live in open woodlands and wooded grasslands in Somalia, northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. There are a total of nine subspecies of giraffes that call Africa home. Main text . . . Map (db m150508)
33New York (Broome County), Harpursville — Robert Harpur — 1731-1825
Revolutionary War Veteran Professor at Kings College Deputy Secretary of State Pioneer of Local Lands Namesake of Harpursville and Harpur CollegeMap (db m93548) HM
34New York (Broome County), Lisle — Lisle Village Hall — Built 1902
In this building, January 5, 1918 Florence B. Chauncey was the first woman in New York State to vote in an election. Map (db m141711) HM
35New York (Broome County), Maine — 395 — Pitcher's Mill
Grist mill founded ca. 1830 by H.B. & Daniel Slosson. Owned by A. Pitcher 1920-1949, closed in 1955. Donated to historical society in 1988.Map (db m132753) HM
36New York (Broome County), Port Crane — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Here the towpath followed river and base of the hill (Sign reset in 2006) In Memory Of Leon Deanjou Map (db m23064) HM
37New York (Broome County), Vestal — 386 — 1870 Tannery
Ezekiel Clark tanned sheep hides here in thirty-six vats of hemlock bark. Last owner U.S. Leather closed business ca. 1900. Map (db m132769) HM
38New York (Broome County), Vestal — 5 — Canal Towpath
Remnant of 1865 Chenango Canal Extension towpath located between Front St & Kimble Rd. abandoned 1872 before extension completed.Map (db m141701) HM
39New York (Broome County), Vestal — 385 — Choconut Mill
Flour mill built here in 1865 by Hezekiah Lee. Later owned by Anson Dewey. Rebuilt 10 months after 1874 fire. Closed ca. 1910.Map (db m132770) HM
40New York (Broome County), Vestal — Chugnut
Native American village near mouth of Big Choconut Creek. Destroyed by General Enoch Poor August 18, 1779, Clinton-Sullivan Campaign. Map (db m127570) HM
41New York (Broome County), Vestal — Drovers Inn
1844 inn built by John and Jacob Rounds as stopover for drovers. Scene of many political discussions. Rounds home after 1855. Map (db m127573) HM
42New York (Broome County), Vestal — Old Canal Bed
Down the path are remains of the unfinished Chenango Canal extension. It was built in the 1860'sMap (db m94389) HM
43New York (Broome County), Vestal — Rounds Cemetery
Pioneer Alfred Rounds and some of his descendants are buried in this stone-walled family cemetery on land son Jacob purchased in 1825.Map (db m127574) HM
44New York (Broome County), Vestal — Rounds House
1895 Queen Anne style home designed by T. I. Lacy for Fayette L. Rounds, Vestal's first railroad agent. Tower added in 1912 Map (db m141697) HM
45New York (Broome County), Vestal — 306 — Vestal Depot
Built 1881 in Carpenter Gothic style for D.L. & W. Railroad. Moved to this site in 1972. Restored and reopened as museum in 1976.Map (db m128008) HM
46New York (Broome County), Vestal — 312 — Vestal Park — Cemetery Est. 1834.
Revolutionary War veterans John Rush and William Weston, Civil War veterans and early town settlers buried here.Map (db m128009) HM
47New York (Broome County), Vestal — 307 — Vestal Parkway
Parkway style highway built 1941. Completed 1951. Led to rapid development along what became Vestal's "$50 Million Main Street."Map (db m133061) HM
48New York (Broome County), Vestal — War Memorial
Everlasting Gratitude from the people of Vestal to their servicemen and women who served, gave their lives, and carried the torch of freedom. World War II Dead Floyd Beam • Chester Bennett • R. W. Bingham Robert Bingham • . . . Map (db m154395) WM
49New York (Broome County), Vestal — 396 — Willis Cemetery
Burials 1810-1934 David & Phebe Willis arrived in Willow Point CA. 1796, Elias Willis owned local tavern. Buried here with family.Map (db m127997) HM
50New York (Broome County), Whitney Point — Gen. John Paterson — 1744 - 1808
Revolutionary Patriot New York State Assemblyman United States Congressman Colonial PioneerMap (db m104535) WM
51New York (Broome County), Whitney Point — M60 A3 Battle Tank — [War Memorial]
Years in Production: 1960 - 1987 Manufacturer: Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant, Chrysler Weight: 46 Tons Main Armament: 105mm (4.1in) M68 Gun Engine: V-12 Twin Turbo Diesel Top Speed: @30mph (road) This display is in honor of all service . . . Map (db m104532) HM WM
52New York (Broome County), Windsor — History of Old Onaquaga Valley
First People in the Valley The earliest inhabitants of this Susquehanna River valley were here more than 400 years ago. A 1614 map drawn by Dutch traders shows the existence of a village spelled Ogehage. Over time- and many different . . . Map (db m94489) HM
53New York (Broome County), Windsor — In Memory of "Wausaunia" Rebecca Kellogg Ashley
In Memory of "Wausaunia" Rebecca Kellogg Ashley Born Dec. 22, 1695, in Suffield, Mass. Died Aug 1757, Windsor N.Y. Interpreter for the Indians at the "Old Fort," a mission station in charge of Rev. Gideon Hawley in 1748.Map (db m94536) HM
54New York (Broome County), Windsor — Ouaquaga Bridge
341' long double span lenticular bridge built in 1888. On National Historic Register 2003.Onaquaga, an Iroquois camp, destroyed in 1788 was nearby.Map (db m94492) HM
55New York (Broome County), Windsor — Sage Creek
Sage Creek named for Seth Sage, 1748-1822, captain in the American Revolution.Map (db m92986) HM
56New York (Broome County), Windsor — Windsor
David Hotchkiss founder, ca 1787, gave village green to Presbyterian Society 1802. Town of Windsor-1807 Village incorporated 1897Map (db m93053) HM
May. 8, 2021