“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hammondsport, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Steuben County, NY (100) Allegany County, NY (55) Chemung County, NY (107) Livingston County, NY (152) Ontario County, NY (157) Schuyler County, NY (30) Yates County, NY (37) Potter County, PA (30) Tioga County, PA (41)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  AlleganyCounty(55) Allegany County (55)  ChemungCounty(107) Chemung County (107)  LivingstonCounty(152) Livingston County (152)  OntarioCounty(157) Ontario County (157)  SchuylerCounty(30) Schuyler County (30)  YatesCounty(37) Yates County (37)  PotterCountyPennsylvania(30) Potter County (30)  TiogaCounty(41) Tioga County (41)
Bath is the county seat for Steuben County
Hammondsport is in Steuben County
      Steuben County (100)  
      Allegany County (55)  
      Chemung County (107)  
      Livingston County (152)  
      Ontario County (157)  
      Schuyler County (30)  
      Yates County (37)  
      Potter County, Pennsylvania (30)  
      Tioga County, Pennsylvania (41)  
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1New 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
2New 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
3New 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 . . . Map (db m136683) HM
4New 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
5New 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
6New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 780 — B&H R.R. Depot
Bath & Hammondsport Railroad est. 1875, replaced stagecoach line. Depot built 1877. Steamboats transported passengers across Keuka Lake.Map (db m178053) HM
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7New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — 778 — Champlin House
Built prior to 1863. Home of Charles D. Champlin, miller, farmer, businessman & a principal organizer of Pleasant Valley Wine Co.Map (db m178055) HM
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New 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
12New 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
13New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Into the World of Aviation1904-1918
The American aviation industry had its beginnings in the Curtiss factory once located on this site. On this hillside stood the family home where Glenn and Lena Curtiss moved after their marriage in 1898. Curtiss built a small factory behind . . . Map (db m178058) HM
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14New 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
15New 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
16New York (Steuben County), Hammondsport — Town of Urbana Civil War Monument
. . . Map (db m168963) WM
17New 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
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Sep. 29, 2022