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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Geneva, New York

 
Clickable Map of Ontario 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 Ontario County, NY (157) Livingston County, NY (157) Monroe County, NY (394) Seneca County, NY (92) Steuben County, NY (100) Wayne County, NY (155) Yates County, NY (37)  OntarioCounty(157) Ontario County (157)  LivingstonCounty(157) Livingston County (157)  MonroeCounty(394) Monroe County (394)  SenecaCounty(92) Seneca County (92)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)  YatesCounty(37) Yates County (37)
Canandaigua is the county seat for Ontario County
Geneva is in Ontario County
      Ontario County (157)  
ADJACENT TO ONTARIO COUNTY
      Livingston County (157)  
      Monroe County (394)  
      Seneca County (92)  
      Steuben County (100)  
      Wayne County (155)  
      Yates County (37)  
 
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1New York (Ontario County), Geneva — B.P.O. Elks No. 1054
Certified House of Architectural MeritMap (db m104944) HM
2New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Cayuga-Seneca Canal Entrance
At this point in 1828, water from Seneca Lake was first released into the newly constructed Cayuga-Seneca Canal, forming a navigable link to the Erie Canal. The waterway enabled commerce to flow between Seneca and the Hudson River and soon became an . . . Map (db m60113) HM
3New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Deceased Veterans Memorial
In memory of All Deceased VeteransMap (db m104909) WM
4New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Fay & Bowen Engine Company
Known for its boats, the Fay & Bowen Engine Company built quality pleasure craft and marine and industrial engines near this site from 1904 to 1929. Fay & Bowen sold launches and runabouts worldwide that earned them the reputation - "None Better . . . Map (db m60111) HM
5New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Geneva Hotel
Site of Geneva Hotel Erected 1796 by Capt. Charles WilliamsonMap (db m60096) HM
6New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Korean War and Cold War Memorial
. . . Map (db m104948) WM
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7New York (Ontario County), Geneva — 364 — Lochland
Former home of women's rights supporters Elizabeth Smith Miller & Anne Fitzhugh Miller. Established Geneva Political Equity Club In 1897.Map (db m185826) HM
8New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Log House
Site of Log House erected in 1787 later know as Clark Jennings TavernMap (db m60128) HM
9New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Medical College
Site of Geneva Medical College Eliz. Blackwell received here in 1849 the first degree of M.D. ever conferred upon a woman.Map (db m60095) HM
10New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Pathmark GenevaElizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell, a pioneer of modern, preventative medicine and the first woman in the United States to receive a medical degree, graduated at the top of her class from the Medical Institute of Geneva College in 1849. Three years later, in 1852 . . . Map (db m60099) HM
11New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Pathmark GenevaThe Willows
The Willows along Seneca Lake date back to the 1890's. Additional trees were planted by the Winnek Post 396 of the American Legion after World War I to honor the lives lost in that war. The original Route 5 & 20 ran just a few feet from these trees . . . Map (db m60102) HM
12New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Pathmark GenevaThe First Railroad
The first railroad appeared in Geneva in 1841. By the 1870's, railroads ran in all directions from Geneva. Over the years, the rail system expanded to include industrial and passenger service. Today the rail system is still used to bring raw . . . Map (db m60123) HM
13New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Pathmark GenevaSeneca Lake
The deepest of the eleven Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake measures 36 miles long, an average of three miles wide, and 618 feet deep at the deepest point. Because of its depth, the lake has frozen completely only four times since this region was . . . Map (db m60124) HM
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14New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Pathmark GenevaSteamboats
At least 15 steamboats were built between 1828 and 1906 to run on Seneca Lake. The Lake's first steamboat, the Seneca Chief made its maiden voyage the length of the lake and back on July 3, 1828. Operated by Geneva Merchants, John B. and Robert . . . Map (db m60126) HM
15New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Pulteney Land Office
Site of Pulteney Land Office. Capt. Charles Williamson opened office here in 1782 to develop “Genesee Tract”Map (db m166370) HM
16New York (Ontario County), Geneva — 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 westward the dominion of the United States.Map (db m68624) HM WM
17New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Sampson Naval Training Station Veterans
In honor of the men and women who served at the Sampson Naval Training Station, Route 96A, Sampson, New York during its operation from 1942 to 1946 Dedicated this 10th day of September 1988 by the Waterloo VFW Post #6433. Anchor . . . Map (db m104734) WM
18New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Smith's Opera House
Geneva Historical Society Building of Architectural Merit Historic Building Preservation Award 1995 Ontario County Historical SocietyMap (db m104720) HM
19New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Soldiers • Sailors Memorial Library
To every hero of her every war the American nation is gratefulMap (db m104935) WM
20New York (Ontario County), Geneva — The Steamer "Seneca"
The boat was built in 1883 by Alonzo and Benjamin Springstead. The Seneca was once the fastest ship on the lake. It plied the waters of Seneca Lake until 1908. [Donors not transcribed] The Mural Produced by the Finger Lakes . . . Map (db m104719) HM
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21New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Vietnam War Memorial
. . . Map (db m104949) WM
22New York (Ontario County), Geneva — War Memorial

Erected to the memory of Geneva Patriots who served our nation in her wars that freedom might remain our most cherished heritage Dedicated May 30 1939 Jean McKay sculptress Thomas Lyon White . . . Map (db m104992) HM

23New York (Ontario County), Geneva — 254 — Washington Street
Cemetery est. 1832. Notable citizens & veterans including Gen. Joseph Swift and Col. Eliakim Sherrill buried here.Map (db m166369) HM
24New York (Ontario County), Geneva — World War I Memorial
Honoring those who gave their lives World War I 1914 - 1918 [Roll of Honored Dead] ———————————————————— Korea • . . . Map (db m104950) WM
25New York (Ontario County), Geneva — World War II Memorial
Honoring those who gave their lives in World War II 1941 - 1945 [Roll of Honored Dead] ———————————————— Dedicated to all who served . . . Map (db m104947) WM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022