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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chautauqua County, New York

Clickable Map of Chautauqua 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> Chautauqua County, NY (223) Cattaraugus County, NY (69) Erie County, NY (562) Erie County, PA (201) Warren County, PA (28)  ChautauquaCounty(223) Chautauqua County (223)  CattaraugusCounty(69) Cattaraugus County (69)  ErieCounty(562) Erie County (562)  ErieCountyPennsylvania(201) Erie County (201)  WarrenCounty(28) Warren County (28)
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1New York (Chautauqua County), Arkwright — First Cheese Factory
First Cheese Factory in Chautauqua County erected here in 1861 by Asahel Burnham Map (db m105666) HM
2New York (Chautauqua County), Arkwright — The First Town Meeting
The first town meeting in Arkwright was held on this site May 2, 1830 in the home of Simeon Clinton. Map (db m105665) HM
3New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point - Stow Ferry
In continuous service since 1811 when Thomas Bemus was granted a license to operate by Chautauqua County.Map (db m158091) HM
4New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point Hotels
Between 1871 and 1880 four separate hotels were constructed on Lakeside Drive: Felton House; Columbian Inn; Mason House; and the Hotel Lenhart.Map (db m97612) HM
5New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point Library — 1908-1967
First library built on land donated by Elizabeth Bemus, librarian & study club founder chartered by NYS in 1910.Map (db m97613) HM
6New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — New York State Fish Hatchery
New York State Fish Hatchery 1903 to 1973 Site of the hatchery ponds used to raise the famous Chautauqua Lake muskellungeMap (db m158087) HM
7New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Train Depot
Built by the Chautauqua Lake Railway. Later used by the J.W & N.W. electric trolley line. 1887-1950.Map (db m97614) HM
8New York (Chautauqua County), Brocton — Brocton Arch
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 by the United States Department of the Interior. Brocton Arch Erected 1913 With unprecedented growth of the village, the Village of Brocton and Town of Portland wanted a . . . Map (db m96609) HM
9New York (Chautauqua County), Brocton — Ships and Shipwrecks at Lake Erie State Park
In the early 1800s, commercial shipping and fishing were important to the growth of the communities near Lake Erie State Park. The harbors at Barcelona and Dunkirk developed in the early 1800s as ships plying the Great Lakes docked to load and . . . Map (db m132178) HM
10New York (Chautauqua County), Busti — Duty Honor Country
"All gave some, some gave all" Dedicated to all who bravely served with honor and distinction in war and peace. ★ Killed in action ★ World War I; Herman Kent, Herman Faulkner. World War II; Kermit Miller, Harold Lind, Harry l. Seekins, . . . Map (db m172769) WM
11New York (Chautauqua County), Cassagada — Dedicated to All
Dedicated to all Cassadaga area servicemen and women who gave their lives for our country. World War I Terry S. Tarr. World War II Raymond Carr, Vernon Clark, Donald Cobb, Archie Johnson, Arthur Jones, Edward Lehnen, Donald McBride, . . . Map (db m94888) WM
12New York (Chautauqua County), Celoron — Celoron Veterans Memorial
Celoron Veterans Memorial World War I Herman Faulkner, Herman Kent World War II Cyrus M. Greiner, Harold Lind Kermit Miller, Ronald H. Ramsey Harold Seekins, Boon Takagi Howard A. Wheeler, Gilbert Yasher Korea William H. Lawson, Jules T. . . . Map (db m105747) WM
13New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Lewis Miller Cottage
Lewis Miller Cottage, Chautauqua Institution has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark. Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemmorating or . . . Map (db m117533) HM
14New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Miller Park
This sylvan tract known as Miller Park honors the memory of Lewis Miller, co-founder in 1874 with Methodist Bishop John Heyl Vincent of the Chautauqua Assembly now known as Chautauqua Institution. Like that of Lewis Miller himself, the history of . . . Map (db m117532) HM
15New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Palestine Park — A Continuing Tradition
At the founding of Chautauqua in 1874, John Heyl Vincent assigned to Dr. W.W. Wythe the task of creating Palestine Park, starting with a makeshift temporary wooden model. The park has evolved to its present permanent location and depicts the . . . Map (db m117529) HM
16New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Pier Building — 1886 - 1916
Replacing the old wharf, the pier building stood three stories high, with ticket, baggage and dock offices in the first floor, shops and an observation veranda on the second floor, and dorms and classrooms on the third floor. This was the main . . . Map (db m117530) HM
17New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Pioneer Home
Pioneer Home June, 1806 William and Mehitable Wing Prendergast and family settled in a log house. Sons notable in county history. Map (db m117534) HM
18New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — This Tower
This tower erected in 1911 by the contributions of many Chautauquans, is a memoral to Lewis Miller one of the founders of Chautauqua. In his honor, four additional bells and a new console have been added to the tower by members of the . . . Map (db m117531) HM
19New York (Chautauqua County), Cherry Creek — In Honor of the Service
In honor of the service men and women of Cherry Creek who served our country from 1812 through the present Map (db m105728) WM
20New York (Chautauqua County), Cherry Creek — These Mill Stones
These mill stones came from Connecticut. Drawn to Cherry Creek by oxen 1837. Solomon Hinche purchased the property from Noah Wheeler. The property had a mill called Hinche Mill. Henry and Bertha Peters purchased the Hinche property. The stones were . . . Map (db m105743) HM
21New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — "Ong-Gwe-Ohn-Weh" — The Indian
This wooden sculpture of an American Indian was created by Peter Toth of Akron, Ohio. In two months time during the summer of 1973. It was carved from the lower trunk of a dead elm tree located near the corner of Fifth St.and Park Ave. Upon . . . Map (db m162035) HM
22New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — B.P.O. Elks — No. 922
Presented in memory of the gallant men and women who fought and died in all wars in defense of their country Map (db m132174) WM
23New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Birds of the Harbor — Water Bird Safe Haven — Natural History —
A Safe Place to Rest The sheltered waters of Dunkirk Harbor provide a place where water birds and waterfowl can escape strong winds blowing across the open waters of Lake Erie. Gulls, terns, cormorants and other water birds shelter, loaf, and feed . . . Map (db m84382) HM
24New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Cdr. Harry B. Lyon D.D.S.
Founder U.S. Naval Reserves N.Y. Naval Militia Dunkirk, N.Y. June 1912 Map (db m132170) WM
25New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dedicated 1975
The people of the City of Dunkirk in memory of those who gave their last full measure of devotion 1941 — World War II — 1945 [Names listed] 1950 Korea 1955 [Names listed] 1964 Vietnam 1975 [Names . . . Map (db m132171) WM
26New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James
Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James 9th New York Cavalry Company G Enlisted at Dunkirk, NY September 26, 1861 at age 22 Killed July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, PA, and was the first Union Soldier to succumb in that great battle. His body rests . . . Map (db m118924) WM
27New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dunkirk Lighthouse
Dunkirk Lighthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The Interior Built 1875 Map (db m51904) HM
28New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dunkirk Parade
It was on this corner, November 27, 1946 that citizens of Dunkirk, New York, together with French officials and guests, viewed a parade of $75,000 worth of gifts and goods to be sent to Dunkerque, France after the destruction of that city in World . . . Map (db m132168) HM
29New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Eastern Basin Shipwrecks — A Watery Record of Mishaps — Maritime Heritage —
Resting on the Lake Bottom. Beneath the waters before you lies a graveyard of shipwrecks from two centuries. Surprise storms, unchartered shallows, and lack of navigation aids are a few reasons for the wrecks. More and more people are learning to . . . Map (db m84415) HM
30New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — In Honor of Those Who Served
Dedicated by The City of Dunkirk in honor of those who served their country in The World War, 1917-1918 Map (db m84319) WM
31New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Large Anchor
Large Anchor from the Anabelle Wilson which sank off Dunkirk Lighthouse on Nov. 1913. Raised by divers: Tom, Dave and Tim McDonald and Rick Lucas on Sept. 5, 1990 and donated to the museumMap (db m84357) HM
32New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Naetzker Garden
The Naetzker family lived and worked here for 96 years 1873-1968. Julius Polinski settled here and moved a small store to the front of the house for a saloon. He died in 1886 and his son-in-law, Oscar Naetzker, took over the saloon. There was a . . . Map (db m132169) HM
33New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — On September 26, 1812
On September 26, 1812 and from this site, some of the first shots of the War of 1812 were fired by local militia at armed soldiers from the British schooner Lady Provost. When a small boat carrying the soldiers from the British ship was sighted . . . Map (db m117515) HM
34New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — POW★MIA
You are not forgotten [Reverse] Chautauqua County Veteran's Monument Donors In honor of the 75th Ranger Regiment Riles & Woolley MonumentsMap (db m132176) WM
35New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — 311 — Sarah Sinfield
Sarah Sinfield Civil War nurse awarded pension for devoted service. Lived here with husband William, veteran & asst. lighthouse keeper 1874-1885. Map (db m117513) HM
36New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Tadeusz Kosciuszko
. . . Map (db m117511) WM
37New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — The First Exchange of Hostilities
The first exchange of hostilities in the War of 1812 occurred at the mouth of Canadaway Creek.Map (db m64697) HM
38New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — The Lighthouse Service
Established in 1789, the U.S. Lighthouse Service maintained lighthouses and a district headquarters in Buffalo until it was absorbed by the Coast Guard in 1939. Tenth District, long under the command of District Lighthouse Superintendent Roscoe . . . Map (db m84334) HM
39New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — To All That Served Honorably
To all that served honorably Korean Conflict 1950-1953 The forgotten war Map (db m84293) WM
40New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — To All Who Served
To all who served so proudly in the Vietnam Conflict 1961-1975 Map (db m84276) WM
41New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — War on Terrorism Memorial
In memory of the brave men and women, both military and civilian, that made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, fighting the War on Terrorism.Map (db m132172) WM
42New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Chautauqua Flower Fields
Cornelius Zeestraten purchased this land in 1938 to expand his commercial flower-growing enterprise that began operation in Greenhurst in 1917.Map (db m172775) HM
43New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Farming and Industrial Development
Farming and Industrial Development Ice harvesting on the county's lakes provided employment for farmers in the winter months. This ice was stored in large warehouses, and straw provided insulation to keep it intact even during the summer. . . . Map (db m122285) HM
44New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Red Bird Tavern
At this site on lands he acquired in 1809 Wm. Barrows built a tavern which was a welcome stop along the old Chautauqua Road.Map (db m172782) HM
45New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — The Land Around Us
The Land Around Us Farmhouse/Settlement Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. By the end of the 1700's the Holland Land Company was operating in western New York, including Chautauqua County. The first permanent European . . . Map (db m117555) HM
46New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Transportation
Transportation Bemus Point/Stow Ferry Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. Flat boats made from locally cut timber carries goods from Chautauqua Lake to the country's interior. the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry began operating in . . . Map (db m117562) HM
47New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Veterans Memorial
Town of Ellery Veterans Memorial. Dedicated in memory of all American veterans for their sacrifice so that we may live in freedom.Map (db m172777) WM
48New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Walter Brown — St. Louis Browns
Walter was raised in Bemus Point. Walter first hit the sports page headlines with no less than eight no-hit performances as a Bemus Point High School pitcher. He graduated Bemus Point High School in 1933. Walter continued his baseball career with . . . Map (db m172781) HM
49New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — What Does "Chautauqua" Mean?
What Does "Chautauqua" Mean? Chautauqua Institution Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. The term "Chautauqua" has come to be associated with the Chautauqua Movement which grew from the county's own Chautauqua Institution. The . . . Map (db m117561) HM
50New York (Chautauqua County), Ellicott — Hundred Acre Lot
Saved through fundraising by Jamestown school teachers and students, this small forest became one of the first school parks in the nation in 1916. "Preserved by generations that are and for those that are to be."Map (db m172764) HM
51New York (Chautauqua County), Ellington — Memorial
Memorial Honoring all veterans from Ellington who have ever served faithfully in any branch of the armed forces of the United States of America Map (db m105745) WM
52New York (Chautauqua County), Forestville — George F. Abbott — “Mister Broadway”
Director, producer, actor, playwright. Pulitzer, Tony awards. Born in Forestville 6/25/1887 – 1/31/1995 age 107.Map (db m78990) HM
53New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — Abell Inn Site
General Lafayette was entertained at a reception and dinner given in his honor June 4, 1825 in the Abell Inn which stood on this site.Map (db m132177) HM
54New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — Alonzo Hereford Cushing — Brevet Lt. Col. — Battery A — 4th U.S. Artillery —
Resident of Fredonia, NY who graduated from Wet Point in June of 1861 and died defending "The Angle" at The Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Grandson of Twon of Pomfret founder Judge Zattu Cushing "Faithful unto death" . . . Map (db m132216) WM
55New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — Barker Common
First public park in Chautauqua County deeded to town of Pomfret 1825 by Hezekiah Barker who settled in Fredonia 1806.Map (db m96227) HM
56New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — Commander William B. Cushing
USN In memory of Commander William B. Cushing 1842-1874 The sinking of the Confederate Ram Albemarle Oct. 27, 1864 by Lt. Cushing.Map (db m117563) HM
57New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — Dedicated to Veterans
Dedicated to veterans of all wars Map (db m117564) WM
58New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — Fredonia #1
Near here on April 16, 1868, farmers organized the first grange to champion their needs in the healing of the nation recovering from civil war.Map (db m96226) HM
59New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — The Pioneer Cemetery — Town of Pomfret
This site was given by Hezekiah Barker for a cemetery and the first burial here was in 1807. There are 15 known revolutionary soldiers and many other earlier settlers of Pomfret resting here in this Pioneer Cemetery. This marker placed by the . . . Map (db m96228) HM
60New York (Chautauqua County), Fredonia — The Site of the First Gas Well
The Site of the First Gas Well in the United States. Lighted in honor of General Lafayette's visit June 4, 1825 Map (db m117565) HM
61New York (Chautauqua County), Frewsburg — Frew House
Frew House First house erected in Frewsburg. Built 1807 by Hugh and Mary R. Frew Map (db m105669) HM
62New York (Chautauqua County), Frewsburg — The Home of Reuben E. Fenton — B - July 4, 1819 D - Aug. 25, 1885
. . . Map (db m105671) HM
63New York (Chautauqua County), Gerry — Town of Gerry Veterans Memorial
Town of Gerry Veterans Memorial Honoring our men and women who served in the armed forces. Map (db m94886) WM
64New York (Chautauqua County), Hanover — American Revolution
American Revolution Lieutenant John Docksteder (British) was stationed here. Sept. 1, 1779, he led Senecas down Allegany Road to battle the Americans under Col. Brodhead near the Allegheny River. Map (db m108609) HM
65New York (Chautauqua County), Hanover — Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood — 1831-1922
Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood 1831-1922 Pen Founder of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Map (db m105652) HM
66New York (Chautauqua County), Hanover — The King from Hanover — James Jesse Strang 1813-1856
Hanover resident, 1816-1836, at Dennison's Corners and Keach's Corners. Clerk of Dennison's Corners School #10 and of Forestville Baptist Church. Studied law, taught, and married in Silver Creek. Attended Fredonia Academy. Ellington Postmaster, . . . Map (db m105659) HM
67New York (Chautauqua County), Hanover — The Lincoln Maple
The Lincoln Maple This maple was planted in 1865 after Pres. Lincoln was assassinated. Schoolchildren from this Balltown school, built in 1820, planted it. Map (db m105654) HM
68New York (Chautauqua County), Harmony — B-24 Bomber Crash
On July 15, 1944 an army air force B-24 bomber piloted by Blockville native Lt. Levine Nelson fell from the sky two hundred yards from this monument. The aircraft and crew were in route to the European theater of World War II. Six of the nine . . . Map (db m105686) HM WM
69New York (Chautauqua County), Harmony — 310 — Roll-O-Bowl
Roll-O-Bowl On this site 1956-1960 Sunday jalopy races held on quarter mile dirt track. Built by McNitt brothers on their grandmother's farm.Map (db m105683) HM
70New York (Chautauqua County), Irving — Amos Sottle
First non-Indian settler of Hanover and Chautauqua County, built his home nearby in 1796. Indian friend, farmer, fiddler, and worker on the HLC survey.Map (db m64673) HM
71New York (Chautauqua County), Irving — Everett R. Burmaster
1890-1965 lived in Irving. Historian, Archaeologist, Paleontologist, BMS Curator. Seneca adopted-Gahgewa. Saved Hanover Elm & Sottle Fiddle.Map (db m64672) HM
72New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — "Allen's Opera House"
"Allen's Opera House" 1881 Allen's Opera House 1898 Samuel's Opera House 1919 Shea's Opera House/Theater 1968 Little Theater of JamestownMap (db m94863) HM
73New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — "Gokey Fire"
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74New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — "Keyes' Carpenter Shop"
"Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Here in 1816, Royal Keyes, cabinet maker, erected a small carpenter shop. In its second story he made simple articles of furniture for the pioneer community. From this small beginning grew the great furniture industry of . . . Map (db m94864) HM
75New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — American Aristotype Company
American Aristotype Company An ornate red brick building here was the office of American Aristotype Company. Founded in 1889, its factories manufactured a fine early collodian paper which helped revolutionize the photographic industry. The . . . Map (db m105581) HM
76New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — American Revolution
American Revolution In early summer of 1782 a force of 250 Senecas led by Sayengaraghta and accompanied by a few British military foresters and Indian Department officers passed along Chautauqua Lake and outlet on its way to attack Hannastown, PA. . . . Map (db m94786) HM
77New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Automatic Voting Machines
Automatic Voting Machines At this site from 1895 to 1993, Jamestown-based companies pioneered in developing, manufacturing and servicing of mechanical-lever voting machines and electronic voting systems. For many years Jamestown-built . . . Map (db m105613) HM
78New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Baker Park
Baker Park Colonel Henry Baker came to this region as a young man after serving in the United States Army during the War of 1812. A prominent and influential local businessman, farmer, politician and patriot, he and his wife, Maria (Fish) . . . Map (db m94861) HM
79New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Baker Street Airfield
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80New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Before White Men Came
Before white men came to this area the Indians blazed a trail between Lake Erie and Lake Chautauqua over which they, early explorers and settlers, portaged their canoes. At the Chadakoin River rapids the canoe was portaged again. Here is where the . . . Map (db m64674) HM
81New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Birmingham Auto
One of several local attempts to join the ranks of auto manufacturing had offices at this site from 1921 to 1923.Map (db m64675) HM
82New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Birthplace of Lucille Ball
August 6, 1911 - April 26, 1989 First Lady of Comedy Map (db m166712) HM
83New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Blackstone Corporation — Since 1871
Blackstone Manufacturing Company, formerly known as Vandergrift Manufacturing Company, makers of washing machines and Jamestown car parts manufacturing company merged as Blackstone Corporation in 1934. The company continues as an international . . . Map (db m64676) HM
84New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Broadhead Power House — 1910
Broadhead Power House 1910 Electric power was an essential element in the Broadhead Brothers trolley lines in the city of Jamestown and the trolley lines that ran on both sides of Lake Chautauqua connecting Jamestown to Westfield and the New York . . . Map (db m94789) HM
85New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Brooklyn Square
Called Brooklyn Square since the 1860's, this area has been an industrial and commercial center since 1848.Map (db m79064) HM
86New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Celoron Expedition
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87New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Charles Justin Bailey
Charles Justin Bailey June 21, 1859 September 21, 1946 He served forty six years in the regular Army of the United States in every grade from Cadet to Major General and commanded a division in the American Expeditionary Forces in France in . . . Map (db m94876) WM
88New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Chautauqua County Political Equality Club
Chautauqua County Political Equality Club New York State's first countywide Political Equality Club organized formally at this site in October 31, 1888 to promote women's voting rights. With over 1,000 members, it was the largest county . . . Map (db m94822) HM
89New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Crescent Tool Company
Site of Crescent Tool Company Founded 1907 by Karl Peterson Developed, manufactured Crescent adjustable wrench and assorted hand tools internationally known. 1931 introduced crestoloy, an alloy metal. Acquired in 1968 by Cooper . . . Map (db m94792) HM
90New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company — 1904
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91New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — De Longueuil Expedition
De Longueuil Expedition Baron de Longueuil in 1739 led a force of soldiers and Indians from Montreal down the Chadakoin to the Mississippi. Expedition engineer Chaussegros de Lery, made the first professional map of Chautauqua Lake, the first use . . . Map (db m94787) HM
92New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Dexterville Tavern
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93New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Edith M. Ainge — (1873-1948)
Suffrage leader Edith Ainge lived at this site in 1917 when she joined the National Woman's Party campaign for the 19th Amendment in Washington. She & others were jailed in peaceful demonstrations. After 1920, she held office in the NWP with Alice . . . Map (db m172771) HM
94New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Erected in Honor
Erected in Honor of those from Jamestown who answered the call of their country and gave their lives in the World War in defense of the liberties of mankind Map (db m94877) WM
95New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Bank
Site of the First Bank in this county "The Chautauque County Bank" Erected 1831 Burned 1861 It greatly aided the early development of the entire region. Map (db m94855) HM
96New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Burial Ground — 1815-1822
5 adults and 12 to 14 children were buried here. Their remains were later moved to the new cemetery on West 5th Street.Map (db m64695) HM
97New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Campus of Jamestown Community College
. . . Map (db m94815) HM
98New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church First Congregational Church. Organized June 16, 1816. Jamestown's first religious society. Met at Main and Fifth Streets where a church built in 1829 served until this Gothic ediface was erected in 1869. This is the . . . Map (db m94857) HM
99New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Furniture Factory — 1825
First Furniture Factory 1825 On this site William and John Breed constructed the first building for the Manufacture of furniture. Map (db m94820) HM
100New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Grist Mill
James Prendergast built the first grist mill for the new village here in 1814.Map (db m64677) HM

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