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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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Chautauqua County, NY (248) Cattaraugus County, NY (75) Erie County, NY (602) Erie County, PA (214) Warren County, PA (33)  ChautauquaCounty(248) Chautauqua County (248)  CattaraugusCounty(75) Cattaraugus County (75)  ErieCounty(602) Erie County (602)  ErieCountyPennsylvania(214) Erie County (214)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)
Mayville is the county seat for Chautauqua County
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1New York, Chautauqua County, Arkwright — First Cheese Factory
On Bard Road (County Route 72) at Center Road (County Route 79), on the right when traveling east on Bard Road.
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
On Center Road (County Route 79) 2 miles south of New York State Route 83, on the right when traveling south.
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
On Lakeside Drive west of Lenhart Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Lakeside Drive at Lenhart Drive, on the right when traveling east on Lakeside Drive.
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 Library1908-1967
On Center Street (New York State Route 430) 0.1 miles north of Grove Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
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 — 865 — Midway Park
Near Chautauqua Avenue (New York State Route 430) at Creek Road, on the right when traveling south.
Picnic and recreation area opened in 1898 by Jamestown & Lake Erie Rwy. Visitors came via steam train, then by electric interurbans 1914 - 1947.Map (db m207727) HM
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7New York, Chautauqua County, Bemus Point — New York State Fish Hatchery
On Lakeside Avenue at Lakeview Road, on the left when traveling south on Lakeside Avenue.
New York State Fish Hatchery 1903 to 1973 Site of the hatchery ponds used to raise the famous Chautauqua Lake muskellungeMap (db m158087) HM
8New York, Chautauqua County, Bemus Point — Train Depot
On Center Street (New York State Route 430) 0.1 miles north of Grove Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Built by the Chautauqua Lake Railway. Later used by the J.W & N.W. electric trolley line. 1887-1950.Map (db m97614) HM
9New York, Chautauqua County, Brocton — Brocton Arch
On West Main Street (U.S. 20) at Highland Avenue, in the median on West Main Street.
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
10New York, Chautauqua County, Brocton — Ships and Shipwrecks at Lake Erie State Park
Near East Trail north of Traffic Circle, on the right when traveling west.
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
11New York, Chautauqua County, Busti — Duty Honor Country
On Busti-Stillwater Road at Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Busti-Stillwater Road.
"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
12New York, Chautauqua County, Cassagada — Dedicated to All
On Maple Avenue near Burnham Place, on the right when traveling west.
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
13New York, Chautauqua County, Celoron — Celoron Veterans Memorial
On Lindsey Place, 0.1 miles north of Boulevard Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
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14New York, Chautauqua County, Chautauqua — Lewis Miller Cottage
Near Whitfield Avenue at Vincent Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
15New York, Chautauqua County, Chautauqua — Miller Park
On Simpson Avenue at Vincent Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Simpson Avenue.
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
16New York, Chautauqua County, Chautauqua — Palestine ParkA Continuing Tradition
On South Lake Road at North Lake Road, on the right when traveling north on South Lake Road.
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
17New York, Chautauqua County, Chautauqua — Pier Building1886 - 1916
Near South Lake Drive at North Lake Drive.
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
18New York, Chautauqua County, Chautauqua — Pioneer Home
On Chautauqua-Stedman Road (County Route 33) 0.3 miles north of Webber Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
19New York, Chautauqua County, Chautauqua — This Tower
Near South Lake Drive at North Lake Drive.
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
20New York, Chautauqua County, Cherry Creek — In Honor of the Service
On Main Street (New York State Route 83) at Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
In honor of the service men and women of Cherry Creek who served our country from 1812 through the present Map (db m105728) WM
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21New York, Chautauqua County, Cherry Creek — These Mill Stones
On Main Street (New York State Route 83) at Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
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
22New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — "Ong-Gwe-Ohn-Weh"The Indian
On Lake Shore Drive West (State Highway 5) at Pike Street, on the left when traveling west on Lake Shore Drive West.
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
23New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — B.P.O. ElksNo. 922
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
24New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Birds of the HarborWater Bird Safe Haven — Natural History —
On Central Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5), on the left when traveling north.
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
25New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Cdr. Harry B. Lyon D.D.S.
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
Founder U.S. Naval Reserves N.Y. Naval Militia Dunkirk, N.Y. June 1912 Map (db m132170) WM
26New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Dedicated 1975
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
27New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James
Near Point Drive North, 0.6 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5).
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
28New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Dunkirk Lighthouse
Near Point Drive North, 0.6 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5).
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
29New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Dunkirk Parade
On Central Avenue at East 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on Central Avenue.
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
30New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Eastern Basin ShipwrecksA Watery Record of Mishaps — Maritime Heritage —
On Central Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5), on the left when traveling north.
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
31New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — In Honor of Those Who Served
On Lake Shore Drive West (Ranch to Market Road 5) 0.1 miles west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated by The City of Dunkirk in honor of those who served their country in The World War, 1917-1918 Map (db m84319) WM
32New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Large Anchor
Near Point Drive North, 0.6 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5).
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
33New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Naetzker Garden
On Central Avenue north of East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north.
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 . . . Map (db m132169) HM
34New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — New York and Erie Railroad
On Main Street (New York State Route 60) at E 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
On this site, May 15, 1851, in Dunkirk, New York, the first train on the New York and Erie Railroad arrived to link the Atlantic Seaboard with the Great Lakes. From Piermont on the Hudson, the train carried President Millard Fillmore, Secretary . . . Map (db m197761) HM
35New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — On September 26, 1812
Near Point Drive North, 0.1 miles north of Park Drive.
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
36New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — POW★MIA
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
You are not forgotten [Reverse] Chautauqua County Veteran's Monument Donors In honor of the 75th Ranger Regiment Riles & Woolley MonumentsMap (db m132176) WM
37New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — 311 — Sarah Sinfield
Near Point Drive North at Park Drive.
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
38New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Tadeusz Kosciuszko
On Lakeshore Drive East (New York State Route 5 at milepost 1.9) at South Roberts Road (County Route 81), on the right on Lakeshore Drive East.
. . . Map (db m117511) WM
39New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — The First Exchange of Hostilities
On West Lake Road (New York State Route 5) at Temple Road, on the left when traveling west on West Lake Road.
The first exchange of hostilities in the War of 1812 occurred at the mouth of Canadaway Creek.Map (db m64697) HM
40New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — The Lighthouse Service
Near Point Drive North, 0.6 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5).
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
41New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — To All That Served Honorably
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) 0.1 miles west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
To all that served honorably Korean Conflict 1950-1953 The forgotten war Map (db m84293) WM
42New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — To All Who Served
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) 0.1 miles west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
To all who served so proudly in the Vietnam Conflict 1961-1975 Map (db m84276) WM
43New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — War on Terrorism Memorial
On Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5) west of Swan Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
44New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — Chautauqua Flower Fields
On Heineman Road, 0.3 miles south of New York State Route 430, on the left when traveling south.
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
45New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — Farming and Industrial Development
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at Interstate 86, on the right when traveling east on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
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
46New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — 376 — Midway Park
Near New York State Route 430, 0.1 miles south of Creek Road.
Midway Park has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m198525) HM
47New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — Red Bird Tavern
On County Route 380 at Pickard Road, on the left when traveling north on County Route 380.
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
48New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — The Land Around Us
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at 86 East, on the right on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
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
49New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — Transportation
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at Interstate 86, on the right when traveling east on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
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
50New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — Veterans Memorial
On Heineman Road, 0.2 miles south of New York State Route 430, on the left when traveling south.
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
51New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — Walter BrownSt. Louis Browns
Near Heineman Road, 0.5 miles south of New York State Route 430.
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
52New York, Chautauqua County, Ellery — What Does "Chautauqua" Mean?
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at Interstate 86, on the right when traveling east on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
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
53New York, Chautauqua County, Ellicott — Hundred Acre Lot
On Curtis Street Extension, 1.2 miles north of Durant Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
54New York, Chautauqua County, Ellington — Memorial
On Mill Street at West Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Mill Street.
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
55New York, Chautauqua County, Falconer — Pioneer Settlers
On West Main Street (New York State Route 394) just west of Homestead Street, on the right when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m175147) HM
56New York, Chautauqua County, Forestville — George F. Abbott“Mister Broadway”
On Main Street (New York State Route 39) at Pearl Street (County Route 141), on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Director, producer, actor, playwright. Pulitzer, Tony awards. Born in Forestville 6/25/1887 – 1/31/1995 age 107.Map (db m78990) HM
57New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Abell Inn Site
On Park Place at West Main Street (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling east on Park Place.
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
58New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Alonzo Hereford CushingBrevet Lt. Col. — Battery A — 4th U.S. Artillery —
On East Main Street (Route 20) east of Cleveland Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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 Town of Pomfret founder Judge Zattu Cushing "Faithful unto death" . . . Map (db m188969) WM
59New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Barker Common
On West Main Street (U.S. 20) at Temple Street on West Main Street.
First public park in Chautauqua County deeded to town of Pomfret 1825 by Hezekiah Barker who settled in Fredonia 1806.Map (db m96227) HM
60New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Commander William B. Cushing
On Church Street at Temple Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street.
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
61New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Dedicated to Veterans
On Church Street at Temple Street, on the left when traveling west on Church Street.
Dedicated to veterans of all wars Map (db m117564) WM
62New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Fredonia #1
On West Main Street (U.S. 20) at Forest Place, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street.
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
63New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — The Pioneer CemeteryTown of Pomfret
On East Main Street (U.S. 20).
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
64New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — The Site of the First Gas Well
On West Main Street (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles south of Canadaway Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
65New York, Chautauqua County, Frewsburg — Frew House
On Main Street (U.S. 62) 0.5 miles west of South Pearl Street, on the left when traveling west.
Frew House First house erected in Frewsburg. Built 1807 by Hugh and Mary R. Frew Map (db m105669) HM
66New York, Chautauqua County, Frewsburg — The Home of Reuben E. FentonB - July 4, 1819 D - Aug. 25, 1885
On Main Street (U.S. 62) at South Pearl Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
. . . Map (db m105671) HM
67New York, Chautauqua County, Gerry — Town of Gerry Veterans Memorial
On North Main Street Extension (New York State Route 60) 0.5 miles north of Coachlight Drive, on the left when traveling south.
Town of Gerry Veterans Memorial Honoring our men and women who served in the armed forces. Map (db m94886) WM
68New York, Chautauqua County, Hanover — American Revolution
Near Triangle Drive, 0.2 miles east of Ann Street, on the left when traveling east.
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
69New York, Chautauqua County, Hanover — Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood1831-1922
On Hanover Road (County Route 93) at King Road, on the left when traveling south on Hanover Road.
Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood 1831-1922 Pen Founder of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Map (db m105652) HM
70New York, Chautauqua County, Hanover — The King from HanoverJames Jesse Strang 1813-1856
On Dennison Road (County Route 89) at King Road, on the right when traveling south on Dennison Road.
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
71New York, Chautauqua County, Hanover — The Lincoln Maple
On Allegany Road, 0.1 miles north of Mackinaw Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
72New York, Chautauqua County, Harmony — B-24 Bomber Crash
On Open Meadows Road (County Route 35) 0.5 miles south of Spooner Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
73New York, Chautauqua County, Harmony — 310 — Roll-O-Bowl
On Button Valley Road, 1.5 miles west of Blockville-Watts Flats Road (County Route 35), on the left when traveling west.
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
74New York, Chautauqua County, Irving — Amos Sottle
On Main Road (U.S. 20) at Erie Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Road.
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
75New York, Chautauqua County, Irving — Everett R. Burmaster
On Main Road (U.S. 20) at Buffalo Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Road.
1890-1965 lived in Irving. Historian, Archaeologist, Paleontologist, BMS Curator. Seneca adopted-Gahgewa. Saved Hanover Elm & Sottle Fiddle.Map (db m64672) HM
76New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — "Allen's Opera House"
On East 2nd Street at Pine Street, on the right when traveling east on East 2nd Street.
"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
77New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — "Gokey Fire"
On West 3rd Street at Cherry Street, on the left when traveling east on West 3rd Street.
. . . Map (db m105610) HM
78New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — "Keyes' Carpenter Shop"
On North Main Street at West 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street.
"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
79New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 102 Buffalo Street & 802 Lakeview AvenueEnglish Cottage Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue just south of Buffalo Street, on the left when traveling south.
Designed by Beck and Tinkham Architects Built in 1927 for Perry W. Goodwin Superintendent of Lake View Cemetery Assoc. LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m177998) HM
80New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 11 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue north of East 6th Street, on the left when traveling north.
Designed by Beck & Tinkham Architects Built in 1923 for W.F. Liedblad Sec/Treasurer of Marvel Furniture Co. ”Liedblad House” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178161) HM
81New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 127 Lakeview AvenuePrairie / Arts & Crafts — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue south of Falconer Street, on the right when traveling south.
Designed by Raymond Freeburg A.H. Fidler
Architects Built in 1920 for Luther M. Butman President of ACME/Empire Worsted Mills ”Butman House” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178160) HM
82New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 134 Lakeview AvenueVictorian Queen Anne — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue just south of Falconer Street, on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m178151) HM
83New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 15 East Fifth StreetBeaux Arts — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On East 5th Street (New York State Route 394) east of Potters Alley, on the left when traveling east.
Designed by C.A. Fullerton Chicago Architect Built in 1898 for George Ahrens Oil Baron who made his fortune in PA. known as “Ahrens Mansion” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178062) HM
84New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 211 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival / Neoclassical — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue just south of Crossman Street, on the right when traveling south.
Designed by E.G. Dietrich Architect Built in 1896 for Frederick P. Hall Owner and Publisher for 63 years of Jamestown Journal later known as The Post Journal LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178149) HM
85New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 212 Van Buren StreetColonial Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Van Buren Street east of Winsor Street, on the left when traveling east.
Designed by Beck & Tinkham Architects Built in 1920 for Levant M. Hall Sec/Advertising Mgr of Journal Printing Co ”Levant Hall House” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178129) HM
86New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 28 Liberty StreetMediterranean Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Liberty Street just north of East 6th Street, on the right when traveling north.
Designed by Raymond A. Freeburg Architect Built in 1924 for Paul Labarbera owner of ”Paul’s Tavern” 9 E. Second Street LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178163) HM
87New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 410 North Main StreetGothic Revival & Richardsonian — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On North Main Street north of East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m178063) HM
88New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 416 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue just south of Price Street, on the left when traveling south.
Designed by G. Freeburg & H. Fidler Jamestown Architects Built in 1909 family home of Franklin W. & Clara Bigelow owners of Bigelows Department Store LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178146) HM
89New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 502 Lakeview AvenueBeaux Arts — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue at Price Street, on the right when traveling north on Lakeview Avenue.
Designed by Carl C. Pedersen Danish American Architect Built in 1905 for Lynn F. Cornell Sec/Treasurer of Jamestown Lounge Co. ”L. F. Cornell House” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178118) HM
90New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 509 Lakeview AvenueTudor Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue just south of Bassett Street, on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m178125) HM
91New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 540 Lakeview AvenueTudor Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue south of Newton Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
Designed by Johnson & Ford Beck & Tinkham Architects Built in 1916, 1925 for Mrs. Walter C. Davis Commercial Rep. for companies in Jamestown LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m177996) HM
92New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 543 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival / Neoclassical — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue south of Newton Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Designed by Carl C. Pedersen Danish American Architect Built in 1905 for Mr. Seneca Burchard Wholesaler Wilcox Burchard & Co. Wholesale Grocers LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m177997) HM
93New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 629 Winsor StreetArts & Crafts / English Cottage — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Winsor Street north of Blanchard Street, on the left when traveling north.
Designed by Freeburg & Fidler Architects Built in 1911 for Erwin Shearman Treasurer/Mgr of Salisbury Wheel & Mfg Co. ”Shearman House” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178122) HM
94New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 904 Lakeview AvenueProvincial Revival "Storybook" — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue just north of Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling north.
Designed by Raymond A. Freeburg Jamestown Architect Built in 1926 Family home of Lars Larson Mayor of Jamestown 1928-1930 LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178079) HM
95New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 907 Lakeview AvenueNeoclassical Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
Near Lakeview Avenue at Buffalo Street.
Designed by Oliver R. Johnson Architect Built in 1925 for Lake View Cemetery Board of Trustees Lakeview Avenue Cemetery Admin. Building LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m177995) HM
96New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 924 Lakeview AvenueContemporary Regency — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue north of Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling north.
Designed by Beck & Tinkham Architects Built in 1954 for J. Russell Rogerson, Attorney and buried directly across in the cemetery LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178112) HM
97New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — 934 Lakeview AvenueFarmhouse Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
On Lakeview Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling north.
Designed by Beck and Tinkham Architects Built in 1929 Designed by Norman M. Tinkham Architect for himself & family The “Tinkham House” LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m178103) HM
98New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — American Aristotype Company
On Prospect Street, 0.1 miles north of Prather Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
99New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — American Revolution
Near Jones and Gifford Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Fairmount Avenue.
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
100New York, Chautauqua County, Jamestown — Automatic Voting Machines
On Jones & Gifford Avenue, 0.2 miles south of Hallock Street, on the right when traveling south.
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

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