“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Chittenango, New York

Clickable Map of Madison 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> Madison County, NY (76) Chenango County, NY (92) Cortland County, NY (64) Oneida County, NY (189) Onondaga County, NY (209) Oswego County, NY (80) Otsego County, NY (85)  MadisonCounty(76) Madison County (76)  ChenangoCounty(92) Chenango County (92)  CortlandCounty(64) Cortland County (64)  OneidaCounty(189) Oneida County (189)  OnondagaCounty(209) Onondaga County (209)  OswegoCounty(80) Oswego County (80)  OtsegoCounty(85) Otsego County (85)
Wampsville is the county seat for Madison County
Chittenango is in Madison County
      Madison County (76)  
      Chenango County (92)  
      Cortland County (64)  
      Oneida County (189)  
      Onondaga County (209)  
      Oswego County (80)  
      Otsego County (85)  
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1New York (Madison County), Chittenango — A Busy, Bustling Boatyard
In the late 1800s the boatyard across from you was full of boats, shops, people, horses and mules. The heart of the complex was the three-bay dry dock where canal boats were repaired. New boats were built on the ground next to the dry docks. . . . Map (db m144327) HM
2New York (Madison County), Chittenango — A Cannery at the Crosswaters
The canal increased industry productivity. It quickly brought raw materials and workers to factories, and made shipping faster and cheaper than transporting over land. Some structures of the canal were even specially designed for multiple uses to . . . Map (db m144326) HM
3New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Canal Industry
In this vicinity once stood a one bay drydock and store house in operation by 1824, at the convergence of the Chittenango and Erie CanalsMap (db m145721) HM
4New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Canaseraga
Site of first settlement in the town of Sullivan March of 1790Map (db m82294) HM
5New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Dry Docks: Canal Service Centers
When a canal boat needed repairs, the captain went to the nearest dry dock. A dry dock was a basin or bay that could be flooded to get a boat in, and then drained so that the boat could be repaired. Along the canal, at least 44 different dry docks . . . Map (db m144329) HM
6New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Feeding the Canal
The high ground from Syracuse to Rome, known as the Rome Summit Level, was the first completed section of the canal. Water does not naturally fill this section because of its elevation, but the canal needed to be full to be open. Construction of . . . Map (db m144328) HM
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7New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Industrial Area
This was the main industrial area of the village. To the left was a wood-frame grist mill (ca 1820) that ground grain and made feed for local farmers. Fire destroyed the mill in 1944. In front of you was a three story stone mill (ca 1820) that . . . Map (db m147201) HM
8New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Lamplighters Cart
The lamplighter used this cart to maintain the village streetlamps. He would use a long pole to light the lamps each evening and put them out each morning. During the day he would use the cart to carry fuel and materials to maintain . . . Map (db m139569) HM
9New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Lateral Canal
Company Incorporated 1818. Canal In Use By 1824. Site Of Turn-Around Basin For Canal Boat Transportation North To The Grand Old Erie Map (db m109559) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022