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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Steuben County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Steuben County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Steuben County, NY (88) Allegany County, NY (49) Chemung County, NY (99) Livingston County, NY (138) Ontario County, NY (147) Schuyler County, NY (30) Yates County, NY (36) Potter County, PA (30) Tioga County, PA (38)  SteubenCounty(88) Steuben County (88)  AlleganyCounty(49) Allegany County (49)  ChemungCounty(99) Chemung County (99)  LivingstonCounty(138) Livingston County (138)  OntarioCounty(147) Ontario County (147)  SchuylerCounty(30) Schuyler County (30)  YatesCounty(36) Yates County (36)  PotterCountyPennsylvania(30) Potter County (30)  TiogaCounty(38) Tioga County (38)
Adjacent to Steuben County, New York
    Allegany County (49)
    Chemung County (99)
    Livingston County (138)
    Ontario County (147)
    Schuyler County (30)
    Yates County (36)
    Potter County, Pennsylvania (30)
    Tioga County, Pennsylvania (38)
 
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1New York (Steuben County), Addison — Church of the Redeemer
Organized 1854-built 1859 consecrated April 5, 1860 by Bishop William DeLancey First rector Robert N. Parke Architect Harold McGrathMap (db m168752) HM
2New York (Steuben County), Addison — Northrup Hill School District 10
Northrup Hill School District 10 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m157175) HM
3New York (Steuben County), Addison — Old Village Hall
The old village hall, stood on this site from 1907 until 1994. Listed on the Historic Register, it faithfully served as a center of public services and entertainmentMap (db m168750) HM
4New York (Steuben County), Addison — The Forbidden Trail
The part of the Great Iroquois Trail system runing from Tioga Point (Athens) westward through the heart of Seneca Territory was called the “Forbidden Trail.” As keepers of the western door of the Iroquois Confederacy, the Senecas, for . . . Map (db m168754) HM
5New York (Steuben County), Arkport — Hurlbut House
Built by Christopher Hurlbut between 1804 and 1806 and was used as a home and a tavern. One of the oldest frame houses in Steuben County.Map (db m76112) HM
6New York (Steuben County), Bath — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops. . . . Map (db m154121) HM
7New York (Steuben County), Bath — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m154105) HM WM
8New York (Steuben County), Bath — Bath National Cemetery
Soldiers' and Sailors' Home In 1872, the New York legislature passed an unfunded bill to create the New York Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. The Grand Army of the Republic, a Union Army veterans group, raised money to construct the . . . Map (db m154122) HM
9New York (Steuben County), Bath — Bath Theatre
Built here at Stocum Point in 1796 by Colonel Williamson. Theatre prompted critic to condem Bath as ‘cesspool of iniquity.’Map (db m78479) HM
10New York (Steuben County), Bath — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the War for the Preservation of the Union who died in the New York State Soldiers and Sailors Home ————————— Erected with . . . Map (db m154106) WM
11New York (Steuben County), Bath — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Veterans of the Civil War 1861 — 1865 this plot is dedicated for the future observance of Memorial Day ————— These men lived that a government of the people, by the . . . Map (db m154131) HM WM
12New York (Steuben County), Bath — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the men from this town who laid down their lives for their country, during the War of the Rebellion. 1861 — 1865 Erected by voluntary contributions of the Citizens of Bath. 1882 Antietam • Gettysburg • Atlanta • . . . Map (db m154139) WM
13New York (Steuben County), Bath — Davenport Fountain
This marble fountain was donated by Katherine Sharpe Davenport in memory of her husband the Hon. Ira Davenport (1841-1904) Public Servant and BenefactorMap (db m154104) HM
14New York (Steuben County), Bath — First Marine Division War MemorialSemper-Fidelis
Dedicated to those men of the First Marine Division, FMF who gave their lives in the service of their country World War II Korea Vietnam Southwest AsiaMap (db m154109) WM
15New York (Steuben County), Bath — Gallows Hill
Robert A Douglas was hung here April 29, 1825 before a crowd of 10,000. Today’s laws likely would not have convicted him of murderMap (db m105859) HM
16New York (Steuben County), Bath — Grove Cemetery
Established in 1843 by St. Thomas Episcopal Church on land donated by William W and Sarah McCay. Incorporated in 1921.Map (db m154134) HM
17New York (Steuben County), Bath — 261 — John Magee House
Pioneer in coal, railroads, highways, canals, banking. Sheriff & U.S. Congressman. This home served as Davenport Library 1893-1999.Map (db m154103) HM
18New York (Steuben County), Bath — Metcalfe House
John Metcalfe built tavern here of pitch pine logs in 1793, then "Center of Life' of early Bath, later named The Spread Eagle.Map (db m136685) HM
19New York (Steuben County), Bath — Pioneer Burial Ground
Established in 1793 by Col. Charles Williamson For his little daughter who died of Genesee Fever Village of BathMap (db m58666) HM
20New York (Steuben County), Bath — Pulteney Square
Here in 1793 was made the first clearing in Steuben County by Col. Charles Williamson founder of BathMap (db m43965) HM
21New York (Steuben County), Bath — Site of First Hospital
Pulteney Land Office here 1793. Brick Land Office Bldg (1867) was Bath Hospital 1910 to 1916. Razed 1920Map (db m136687) HM
22New York (Steuben County), Bath — To Mark the First Clearing in Steuben County
• Made in 1793 by • Col. Charles Williamson Founder of Bath • And • First Agent of the Pulteney EstateMap (db m136682) HM
23New York (Steuben County), Bath — Veterans Memorial
Steuben County honors our men and women of the U. S. Armed Forces past and presentMap (db m154093) WM
24New York (Steuben County), Bath — Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m154140) WM
25New York (Steuben County), Bath — Veterans Memorial
In memory and honor of all Steuben County VeteransMap (db m154141) WM
26New York (Steuben County), Bath — War Memorial
In honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten.Map (db m154127) WM
27New York (Steuben County), Canisteo — French Occupation
Here in 1690 Sieur de Villiers and Abbe Fenelon discovered a settlement, erected a cross, and planted the flag of France.Map (db m171113) HM
28New York (Steuben County), Canisteo — Kanestio Castle
Indian village burned 1764 by Capt. Andrew Montour and a provincial forceMap (db m171111) HM
29New York (Steuben County), Cohocton — Cohocton ValleyHistoric New York
Seneca Indians inhabited this area until 1779 when their towns and cornfields were destroyed by the Sullivan-Clinton expedition, forcing a migration to Niagara. After the Revolution these lands were included in the Pulteney Purchase of one million . . . Map (db m56845) HM
30New York (Steuben County), Cohocton — First Presbyterian Church
Founded October 8, 1809 by Abijah Warren
Third church organized in Old Bath Presbytery.Map (db m43983) HM
31New York (Steuben County), Cohocton — 397 — Larrowe Cemetery
Est. 1863 on John B. Larrowe farm. Albertus Larrowe II, 1826-1899, founder Larrowe Milling Co., & other family members interred here.Map (db m132737) HM
32New York (Steuben County), Corning — “Little Joe” Thermometer Draw TowerCorning
The old thermometer draw tower stands as a monument to Corning’s technology leadership. When built in 1912, the tower represented a great step forward in tubing production technology – the vertical draw. Before Corning introduced the . . . Map (db m143954) HM
33New York (Steuben County), Corning — Achsinessink(“Stone Upon Stone”) — 900 Yards East →   —
Delaware Indian town—1750’s–1764. Site of 1760 Indian conference with Moravian agents, Christian F. Post and John Hays about the “forbidden path.”Map (db m79380) HM
34New York (Steuben County), Corning — At This Location an Alliance of Prosperity was Formed1868–2001
During the 150th anniversary of Corning Incorporated’s history in the year 2001 our community presents this David Dowler Sculpture commemorating the 1868 unloading of the company’s first machinery at this site. Thus began an alliance with the . . . Map (db m80028) HM
35New York (Steuben County), Corning — Benjamin Patterson Inn
1796 Painted Post Tavern Built by Chas. Williamson, Pulteney Land Ass'n Agent- named in 1976 for the first innkeeper, Benjamin Patterson.Map (db m33214) HM
36New York (Steuben County), Corning — Canfield Parkcorning new york
Block 66, set aside by the Corning Co. in 1840 as a public square, has housed a school, churches, and courthouses. Constructed from 1905-1909, the popularly known Courthouse Park was renamed Canfield Park in 1944, in honor of the city engineer who . . . Map (db m91095) HM
37New York (Steuben County), Corning — Centerway Bridge
1921 Year the Bridge was Completed 92.3’ Each Arch Span Length 752’ Total Bridge Length 41’ Each Arch length This bridge was built in 1921, when Warren G. Harding was president of the United States. It closed to motor vehicles in 1981, . . . Map (db m144164) HM
38New York (Steuben County), Corning — City of Corning
Erastus Corning and others began a community here in 1835. It incorporated as a village in 1848 and as a city in 1890.Map (db m33218) HM
39New York (Steuben County), Corning — Concert Hall Block — Corning’s Gaffer District —
Built in 1851, this building, one of the oldest on Market Street, has been substantially altered from its original three storied Greek Revival style. It is constructed of brick and is one of the few buildings surviving the disastrous fires of the . . . Map (db m79959) HM
40New York (Steuben County), Corning — Corning Centennial SculptureGeorge Greenamyer, Artist
Corning was a railroad town well into the 1900’s beginning with the corning-Blossburg Railroad in 1839. In 1849 the Erie Railroad was built through the village. In 1881 the DL&W came to Corning via Gibson and the Northside. The Corning-Blossburg . . . Map (db m80064) HM
41New York (Steuben County), Corning — Corning Free Academycirca 1922
Historic Structure of Corning's Southside NeighborhoodMap (db m91103) HM
42New York (Steuben County), Corning — Courthouse Park
Given by the Corning Co. this land, first the Public Square, then Canfield Park, has hosted a school, parks, churches, and a courthouse.Map (db m91106) HM
43New York (Steuben County), Corning — Denison Park
. . . Map (db m154248) HM
44New York (Steuben County), Corning — Ecker Drug Store — Corning’s Gaffer District —
The third floor of this 1885 building served as a large dance hall where Irene and Vernon Castle, darlings of the Dance Mode in America during 1914–1915, became a weekly feature. In 1965, the exterior of this building was completely . . . Map (db m80026) HM
45New York (Steuben County), Corning — Erie Avenue
In 1849 the Erie RR began running through Corning on this street, then called Erie Avenue. The tracks were removed in 1952.Map (db m33215) HM
46New York (Steuben County), Corning — First Presbyterian Church
Organized August 19, 1812, this structure, constructed of local stone in 1867, is the oldest church building in Corning.Map (db m91107) HM
47New York (Steuben County), Corning — Frederick Carder Home
F. Carder (1863-1963) Co-founder Steuben Glass Works in 1903 and became a community leader and world-famous glass maker.Map (db m91104) HM
48New York (Steuben County), Corning — Galvin and Haines InsuranceWilliam’s Block — Corning’s Gaffer District —
This building, which houses Galvin and Haines Insurance Company, is extraordinarily elaborate in its fine terra cotta detailing—most notably the famous “Owl of Market Street,” perched on top of the pedimented cornice. Known . . . Map (db m80017) HM
49New York (Steuben County), Corning — Market Street Historic DistrictCenterway Square — Corning’s Gaffer District —
In recognition of its historical and architectural importance, Market Street has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The street is composed of fine examples of late 19th Century commercial buildings rehabilitated as part of a . . . Map (db m79989) HM
50New York (Steuben County), Corning — The Rockwell MuseumCorning’s Old City Hall
The Rockwell is housed in Corning’s Old City Hall. It was completed in 1893 and is a notable example of American Romanesque Revival architecture. In the late 19th century, this was a popular style of civic architecture seen throughout the nation. . . . Map (db m144289) HM
51New York (Steuben County), Corning — The Southern Tier Roller MillsErected in 1879 — Restored 1974 — Memorial House —
The Southern Tier Roller Mills maintained operations here until 1918. Eight years later the building was purchased by the Corning Glass Works and in 1930 became the club house for employee recreational facilities. After these activities were . . . Map (db m66258) HM
52New York (Steuben County), Corning — Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who served their country during the War for the Preservation of the Union 1861 — 1865 Fort Sumter • Antietam Gettysburg • Appomattox ————————— The City . . . Map (db m154244) WM
53New York (Steuben County), Corning — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces with devotion, loyalty, honor, and their determination to preserve freedom "Freedom Is Not Free" [Armed Services Emblems]Map (db m154249) WM
54New York (Steuben County), Greenwood — Greenwood Community Memorial
To Honor Our Veterans and Firemen Who Keep Us Free And Safe To Remember The Service And Sacrifices Of Our Citizens To All We Extend Everlasting Gratitude Dedicated August 28, 2010 Left Tablet In honor . . . Map (db m168961) WM
55New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 1878-1930 Larger Than LifeThe Glenn H. Curtiss Heritage Trail
1878-1930 This modest cemetery is the final resting place of Hammondsport native Glenn Hammond Curtiss, an American hero. Glenn Curtiss was a man who liked to go fast. His personal quest for speed began with building and racing bicycles . . . Map (db m70029) HM
56New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 1900 - 1904 Two Wheels on the GroundThe Glenn H. Curtiss Heritage Trail
1900 - 1904 Glen Curtiss found his first success in the bicycle business. Bicycle racer and mechanical whiz, Glenn Curtiss, opened his first shop in 1900, directly across the street from where you are now standing. Here Curtiss repaired and . . . Map (db m69912) HM
57New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 1906 - 1916 Floating and FlyingThe Glenn H. Curtiss Heritage Trail
Some of America's earliest aircraft took to the air over Kingsley Flats In 1904 "Captain T.S. Baldwin from California purchased a Curtiss motorcycle engine to power his experimental dirigible airship. Two years later, Baldwin moved his entire . . . Map (db m136683) HM
58New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 1908 An Astonishing SightThe Glenn H. Curtiss Heritage Trail
1908 When Glenn Curtiss flew the June Bug here in Pleasant Valley on July 4, 1908, he made American aviation history. With Curtiss at the controls, the June Bug rose into the air, leveled off at a height of about 40 feet, and . . . Map (db m70114) HM
59New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 1911 - 1916 Wings Over the WaterThe Glenn H. Curtiss Heritage Trail
Beginning in 1911, Glenn Curtiss test-flew his pioneering seaplances and flying boats from this beach. By 1911 Curtiss had already built a working seaplane that made water takeoffs and landings on pontoons. But the secret to making a . . . Map (db m154159) HM
60New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Cradle of Aviation
Here Glenn H. Curtiss Piloted "The June Bug" July 4, 1908 First Kilometer Flight Map (db m69851) HM
61New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Glenn Curtiss
In this field was made the first preannounced flight by airplane on July 4, 1908.Map (db m156760) HM
62New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Glenn H. Curtiss
Born Hammondsport 1878 early maker of motorcycle and airplane engines - flew successfully airplanes and hydroplanes here 1908-1911 Map (db m69813) HM
63New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Glenn Hammond Curtiss
Born in Hammondsport N.Y. May 21, 1878 His many accomplishments include: the first water-cooled aeronautical engine; the first seaplane; invention of the first aileron, and the first flying school. After obtaining the first aviator’s license, he . . . Map (db m105860) HM
64New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Glenn Hammond CurtissFather of Naval Aviation
Born - May 21, 1878 Hammondsport, NY Died - July 23, 1930 Buffalo, NY Buried - July 25, 1930 Hammondsport, NY 1907 - "Fastest Man on Earth" 1908 - Hammondsport - Center of American aerial activity 1909 - Won Gordon Bennett Trophy for . . . Map (db m154157) HM
65New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Mallory Mill
Built 1835-1836 by Meredith Mallory of Yates Co. for $30,000. There were 3 combined overshot and pitchback water wheels inside building.Map (db m168845) HM
66New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 327 — Pulteney Square
Pulteney Square has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m168966) HM
67New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Town of Urbana Civil War Monument
. . . Map (db m168963) WM
68New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Vertical Flight Heritage SitePioneering Vertical Flight in America — Hammondsport, New York, 1908 —
Between January and May 1908, John Newton Williams, demonstrated rotary wing test rigs at this site, known as Kingsley Flats, marking one of the first significant efforts to develop a helicopter in the United States. Powered by an engine designed . . . Map (db m136684) HM
69New York (Steuben County), Hornell — 489 — Anna Cadogan Etz1863-1953
Speeches & news columns helped women obtain right to vote in NY State. Lifelong Hornell resident.Map (db m132671) HM
70New York (Steuben County), Hornell — Hornellsville Veterans Memorial
east marker front In memory of veterans of the Civil War 1861 - 1865 from Hornellsville N.Y. area in our country's service. east marker inside In memory of veterans of World War II from Hornellsville N.Y. area in our country's . . . Map (db m76111) WM
71New York (Steuben County), Hornell — 600 — Ruth Law
On Nov. 19, 1916, set American record for longest non-stop flight to date. Flew plane from Chicago to this site, formerly Hornell Fairgrounds.Map (db m156940) HM
72New York (Steuben County), Hornellsville — Oldest House in Steuben County
Erected 1797 by Col. James McBurney. A probable station of Underground Railway.Map (db m114597) HM
73New York (Steuben County), Kanona — Worker’s Memorial
New York State Department of Transportation Worker’s Memorial For those employees of Region-6 who have been killed in the line of duty. A reminder of their dedicated service to this Department and for the safety of the people who . . . Map (db m146210) HM
74New York (Steuben County), Lindley — 303 — Colonel Lindsley
Burying ground est. 1794 Revolutionary War veterans buried here. Col. Eleazer Lindsley, Dr. Ezekiel Mulford Captain John Seelye Map (db m128007) HM
75New York (Steuben County), North Cohocton — 764 — Old Clearview .
Burials as early as 1817. Revolutionary War and War of 1812 veterans buried here from 1826 to 1882.Map (db m170872) HM WM
76New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865 — Grand Army of the Republic —
To the Soldier Dead of the Town of Erwin Erected A.D. 1913 Their deeds are held in grateful memory Infantry 23rd. N.Y. — 112th. N.Y. 74th. N.Y. — 141st. N.Y. 86th. N.Y. — 161st. N.Y. 107th. N.Y. — . . . Map (db m91083) HM
77New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Painted Post Memorial
During the Colonial period the valleys of the Chemung River tributaries comprised the domain of the Senecas. This unit of the Iroquois Confederacy was called a door of the Six Nations through which passed communications with the west & the . . . Map (db m91091) HM
78New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton1779
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 westward the dominion of the United States.Map (db m91110) HM
79New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Sullivan-Clinton CampaignThe Final Episode
The Final Episode of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign was the advance of Col. Van Cortland's Brigade up the Canisteo River to this area two miles beyond the Tory-Indian town of Painted Post, burned by Capt. Simon Spaulding's Riflemen September 28, . . . Map (db m32796) HM
80New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — The First Baptist Church of Painted PostBuilt 1860 - 1915
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m91061) HM
81New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Treaty of Painted PostJuly 1791
Col. Timothy Pickering, commissioner appointed by President Washington, negotiated the Treaty of Painted Post with the Iroquois Indians, which ended warfare between the Six Nations and the white settlers in New York State. Dedicated: June 11, . . . Map (db m91059) HM
82New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Village of Painted Post Comeback '72 Urban Renewal Project
Dedication This [Painted Post Memorial] monument is dedicated to the Village of Painted Post and its Citizens in recognition of their courageous and determined recovery from the destruction wrought by Tropical Storm Agnes on June 23, . . . Map (db m91092) HM
83New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — World War Memorial Park5 Aug. 1930
Trench Howitzer Mk 11/1918 No. T.W.11557 SheffieldMap (db m91141) WM
84New York (Steuben County), Prattsburgh — 316 — Pioneer Cemetery
Established 1806 on land owned by Capt. Joel Pratt, Revolutionary War veteran & founder of Prattsburgh. Buried in this cemetery.Map (db m133060) HM
85New York (Steuben County), Pulteney — Chateau Frank
. . . Map (db m106878) HM
86New York (Steuben County), Urbana — Pleasant ValleyCemetery Association
Incorporated 1885 Lands purchased from School District #7 1887 and 1933 C.J. Carr Family 1985Map (db m136686) HM
87New York (Steuben County), Urbana — Pleasant Valley War Memorial
World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War All WarsMap (db m136721) WM
88New York (Steuben County), Wayne — Francis M. McDowellDedicated to the Memory of
One of the Seven Founders of the National Grange Patrons of Husbandry Located near his burial place by Steuben Co. Pomona Grange and the New York State GrangeMap (db m154149) HM
 
May. 15, 2021