“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 Homer, New York

Clickable Map of Cortland 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> Cortland County, NY (64) Broome County, NY (95) Cayuga County, NY (195) Chenango County, NY (92) Madison County, NY (76) Onondaga County, NY (209) Tioga County, NY (51) Tompkins County, NY (54)  CortlandCounty(64) Cortland County (64)  BroomeCounty(95) Broome County (95)  CayugaCounty(195) Cayuga County (195)  ChenangoCounty(92) Chenango County (92)  MadisonCounty(76) Madison County (76)  OnondagaCounty(209) Onondaga County (209)  TiogaCounty(51) Tioga County (51)  TompkinsCounty(54) Tompkins County (54)
Cortland is the county seat for Cortland County
Homer is in Cortland County
      Cortland County (64)  
      Broome County (95)  
      Cayuga County (195)  
      Chenango County (92)  
      Madison County (76)  
      Onondaga County (209)  
      Tioga County (51)  
      Tompkins County (54)  
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1New York (Cortland County), Homer — Barber Block
Site of Jedediah Barber's The Great Western Store Built: 1813 Burned: 1856 Rebuilt c. 1863 & became Keator Opera House in 1876Map (db m141517) HM
2New York (Cortland County), Homer — 244 — Birthplace Of Andrew Dickson White
November 7, 1832. Cofounder & first President of Cornell University 1866-1885.Map (db m133178) HM
3New York (Cortland County), Homer — 289 — Birthplace of Dr. James Henry Salisbury
Dr. James Henry Salisbury 1823. Pioneer in germ theory research. Invented salisbury steak to combat illness in Civil War soldiers.Map (db m128005) HM
4New York (Cortland County), Homer — Childhood Home
Amelia Jenks Bloomer. Writer, speaker & activist, temperance, abolition and women's rights. 1818-1894.Map (db m154507) HM
5New York (Cortland County), Homer — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers & Sailors buried here who fought to save the Union 1861---1865Map (db m141471) WM
6New York (Cortland County), Homer — David Hannum1898 • David Harum • 1998 — Edward Noyes Westcott —
David Hannum (1822-1891), horse trader and investor in the hoax, "The Cardiff Giant," and on whose life the 1898 novel DAVID HARUM was based, lived in Homer. Portrayed as a horse trader, banker and humanitarian residing in "Homerville," DAVID . . . Map (db m141515) HM
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7New York (Cortland County), Homer — 50 — David Harum — Legends & Lore —
Home of legendary folk character from 1898 novel & 1934 Will Rogers movie. Based on David Hannum who lived here 1867-1892.Map (db m154505) HM
8New York (Cortland County), Homer — Early Settler
Thomas Gould Alvord, Sr. built his cabin here in 1794 on land granted for services in the Revolutionary WarMap (db m159440) HM
9New York (Cortland County), Homer — Eli DeVoe
Born here in log cabin Member U.S. Secret Service Detected and frustrated a plot to kill LincolnMap (db m159442) HM
10New York (Cortland County), Homer — Glenwood Cemetery
Opened in 1867 Named and landscaped by Paris Barber 1814 - 1876 A public spirited citizen of HomerMap (db m141466) HM
11New York (Cortland County), Homer — 208 — Glenwood Cemetery
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m141463) HM
12New York (Cortland County), Homer — Homer Dist. 2 School
Built 1828; Lot cost $1, school $165. Replaced log school erected 1797 n. of Atwater CemeteryMap (db m159443) HM
13New York (Cortland County), Homer — Homer Village Green
Military tract deeded by Revolutionary soldiers to first religious society of Homer, 1805, for meeting house and burial ground This society organized 1799Map (db m141512) HM
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14New York (Cortland County), Homer — Rev. Samuel and Roenna Clark Day
Rev. Samuel S. Day 1808-1871 Roenna Clark his wife 1809-1881 Founders of the American Baptist Telugu Mission India Mary M. Day their dau. 1839-1915 Missionary in India 32 y'rs. The Lone Star Mission and their example of faith . . . Map (db m141474) HM
15New York (Cortland County), Homer — William Osborn Stoddard
Assistant personal secretary to President Lincoln Born here September 24, 1835 Died in NJ August 29, 1925Map (db m154506) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022