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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jamestown, New York

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Jamestown is in Chautauqua County
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1New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — "Allen's Opera House"
"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
2New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — "Gokey Fire"
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3New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — "Keyes' Carpenter Shop"
"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
4New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 102 Buffalo Street & 802 Lakeview AvenueEnglish Cottage Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
Designed by Beck and Tinkham Architects Built in 1927 for Perry W. Goodwin Superintendent of Lake View Cemetery Assoc. LACAPJamestown.orgMap (db m177998) HM
5New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 11 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
6New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 127 Lakeview AvenuePrairie / Arts & Crafts — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
7New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 134 Lakeview AvenueVictorian Queen Anne — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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8New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 15 East Fifth StreetBeaux Arts — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
9New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 211 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival / Neoclassical — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
10New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 212 Van Buren StreetColonial Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
11New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 28 Liberty StreetMediterranean Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
12New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 410 North Main StreetGothic Revival & Richardsonian — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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13New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 416 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
14New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 502 Lakeview AvenueBeaux Arts — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
15New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 509 Lakeview AvenueTudor Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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16New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 540 Lakeview AvenueTudor Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
17New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 543 Lakeview AvenueColonial Revival / Neoclassical — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
18New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 629 Winsor StreetArts & Crafts / English Cottage — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
19New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 904 Lakeview AvenueProvincial Revival "Storybook" — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
20New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 907 Lakeview AvenueNeoclassical Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
21New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 924 Lakeview AvenueContemporary Regency — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
22New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 934 Lakeview AvenueFarmhouse Revival — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
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
23New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — American Aristotype Company
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
24New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — American Revolution
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
25New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Automatic Voting Machines
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
26New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Baker Park
Baker Park Colonel Henry Baker came to this region as a young man after serving in the United States Army during the War of 1812. A prominent and influential local businessman, farmer, politician and patriot, he and his wife, Maria (Fish) . . . Map (db m94861) HM
27New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Baker Street Airfield
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28New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Before White Men Came
Before white men came to this area the Indians blazed a trail between Lake Erie and Lake Chautauqua over which they, early explorers and settlers, portaged their canoes. At the Chadakoin River rapids the canoe was portaged again. Here is where the . . . Map (db m64674) HM
29New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Birmingham Auto
One of several local attempts to join the ranks of auto manufacturing had offices at this site from 1921 to 1923.Map (db m64675) HM
30New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Birthplace of Lucille Ball
August 6, 1911 - April 26, 1989 First Lady of Comedy Map (db m166712) HM
31New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Blackstone CorporationSince 1871
Blackstone Manufacturing Company, formerly known as Vandergrift Manufacturing Company, makers of washing machines and Jamestown car parts manufacturing company merged as Blackstone Corporation in 1934. The company continues as an international . . . Map (db m64676) HM
32New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Broadhead Power House1910
Broadhead Power House 1910 Electric power was an essential element in the Broadhead Brothers trolley lines in the city of Jamestown and the trolley lines that ran on both sides of Lake Chautauqua connecting Jamestown to Westfield and the New York . . . Map (db m94789) HM
33New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Brooklyn Square
Called Brooklyn Square since the 1860's, this area has been an industrial and commercial center since 1848.Map (db m79064) HM
34New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Celoron Expedition
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35New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Charles Justin Bailey
Charles Justin Bailey June 21, 1859 September 21, 1946 He served forty six years in the regular Army of the United States in every grade from Cadet to Major General and commanded a division in the American Expeditionary Forces in France in . . . Map (db m94876) WM
36New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Chautauqua County Political Equality Club
Chautauqua County Political Equality Club New York State's first countywide Political Equality Club organized formally at this site in October 31, 1888 to promote women's voting rights. With over 1,000 members, it was the largest county . . . Map (db m94822) HM
37New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Crescent Tool Company
Site of Crescent Tool Company Founded 1907 by Karl Peterson Developed, manufactured Crescent adjustable wrench and assorted hand tools internationally known. 1931 introduced crestoloy, an alloy metal. Acquired in 1968 by Cooper . . . Map (db m94792) HM
38New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company1904
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39New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — De Longueuil Expedition
De Longueuil Expedition Baron de Longueuil in 1739 led a force of soldiers and Indians from Montreal down the Chadakoin to the Mississippi. Expedition engineer Chaussegros de Lery, made the first professional map of Chautauqua Lake, the first use . . . Map (db m94787) HM
40New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Dexterville Tavern
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41New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Edith M. Ainge(1873-1948)
Suffrage leader Edith Ainge lived at this site in 1917 when she joined the National Woman's Party campaign for the 19th Amendment in Washington. She & others were jailed in peaceful demonstrations. After 1920, she held office in the NWP with Alice . . . Map (db m172771) HM
42New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Erected in Honor
Erected in Honor of those from Jamestown who answered the call of their country and gave their lives in the World War in defense of the liberties of mankind Map (db m94877) WM
43New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Bank
Site of the First Bank in this county "The Chautauque County Bank" Erected 1831 Burned 1861 It greatly aided the early development of the entire region. Map (db m94855) HM
44New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Burial Ground1815-1822
5 adults and 12 to 14 children were buried here. Their remains were later moved to the new cemetery on West 5th Street.Map (db m64695) HM
45New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Campus of Jamestown Community College
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46New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church First Congregational Church. Organized June 16, 1816. Jamestown's first religious society. Met at Main and Fifth Streets where a church built in 1829 served until this Gothic ediface was erected in 1869. This is the . . . Map (db m94857) HM
47New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Furniture Factory1825
First Furniture Factory 1825 On this site William and John Breed constructed the first building for the Manufacture of furniture. Map (db m94820) HM
48New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Grist Mill
James Prendergast built the first grist mill for the new village here in 1814.Map (db m64677) HM
49New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Sash Factory
Built here 1826, in 1845 doors and blinds were also manufactured. From 1829 these wares were shipped south on flat boats many years.Map (db m64690) HM
50New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Train
The first train arrived in Jamestown August 25, 1860 over the newly laid rails of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad culminating a 29 year effort to assure Jamestown's position in the national transportation network.Map (db m64699) HM
51New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Train
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52New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Woolen Mill
Here in 1816, Daniel Hazeltine built Jamestown's first woolen mill. He processed raw wool and manufactured finished cloth for 20 years at this site. Also, he dyed and finished on shares cloth woven on handlooms by pioneer women.Map (db m64700) HM
53New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Great Fire of 1861
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54New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home
Gustavus Adolphus Children's Home Admitted its first 12 orphans on January 27, 1886. It was established on this site by the New York Conference of the Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. The home became the foundation for . . . Map (db m105590) HM
55New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Here Stood a Station
Here stood a station of Underground R. R. in which Catherine Harris did heroic service for fugitive slavesMap (db m172768) HM
56New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Here the First School House
Here The First School House the "Prendergast Academy" was built in 1816. Church services were held here until The First Church was erected in 1829 on the same site by "The First Congregational Church and Society" organized in 1816. . . . Map (db m94872) HM
57New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Home of Reuben E. Fenton
"The Soldiers' Friend" Governor 1865-1869 U.S. Senator 1869-1875Map (db m64718) HM
58New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Home of William J. Maddox1865 - 1936
Home of William J. Maddox 1865 - 1936 Inventor and entrepreneur associated with five local furniture factories before establishing the Maddox Table Company in 1898. Awarded 21 patents, some of which revolutionized the wood furniture . . . Map (db m94817) HM
59New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Indian Camp
Indian Camp Part of the Cornplanter band of Seneca Indians camped on this hillside and adjoining river terrace in the period between the Indians' sale of their land in 1797 and their final retreat to reservations in the 1830's.Map (db m94806) HM
60New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — James Prendergast
Here in 1811 James Prendergast built a log house, saw mill and dam, beginning of Jamestown industry. Buildings burned 1812. Map (db m94780) HM
61New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — James Prendergast
In a small house which stood here, James Prendergast founder of Jamestown lived from 1815 to 1836. Judge Prendergast was born in Pawling, New York, 1764 and died 1846 in Kiantone. To his vision, his enterprise his Christian character and his many . . . Map (db m94839) HM
62New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building
Built to display locally manufactured furniture and to host semi-annual "Furniture Marts" for a national audience, 1917-1982.Map (db m64703) HM
63New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Jamestown Oak
Jamestown Oak Named to the New York State Historic Tree Registry, the white oak at this site sprouted about 1820 and saw the growth of the community. Map (db m94773) HM
64New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Jamestown Shale Paving Brick 1893 - ca 1935
Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. ca 1893 - ca 1935 Shale, quarried here, was sent by conveyor across the river where up to fifteen million bricks per year were produced for markets that included Jamestown's red brick streets. Deterioration of the . . . Map (db m94794) HM
65New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Keelboat Landing
Here on the banks of the outlet in pioneer days was the keelboat landing. Long, shallow draft boats, propelled by poles, brought cargoes from Pittsburgh and farther south up the Allegheny River to this forest-bound village.Map (db m64704) HM
66New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Keyes' Carpenter Shop
Keyes' Carpenter Shop Here in 1816 Royal Keyes cabinet maker erected a small two-story carpenter shop. In its second story he employed his spare time in making simple articles of furniture for the pioneer community. From this small . . . Map (db m94865) HM
67New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Log Cabin 1810
Log Cabin 1810 Here John Blowers built first home in Jamestown and Mary Blowers' first white child was born that winter Map (db m94788) HM
68New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Policeman George Kendall
Of the Jamestown Police Department gave his life on June 18, 1915. He was shot while responding to a double shooting in the Shaver Building which occupied this site. The Kendall Club, Police Benevolent Association was named in his honor.Map (db m64710) HM
69New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Public Market
Foreshadowing supermarkets and malls, numerous vendors, often recent immigrants, sold produce, meats and other foods including ethnic specialties from 1913 to 1965.Map (db m64717) HM
70New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Quaker School
Quaker School From 1833 to 1843 on this site Mary E. Osborne, a Quaker widow, conducted a boarding school for young ladies.Map (db m94816) HM
71New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Robert H. Jackson
Robert H. Jackson United States Supreme Court Justice (1941 - 1954) and U.S. Chief Prosecutor at the international military tribunal at Nuremberg following World War II. Lived and worked in Jamestown for more than twenty years. From . . . Map (db m94836) HM
72New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Robert H. Jackson1892 - 1954
[front] Robert H. Jackson 1892 - 1954. He kept the ancient landmarks and built the new. [right] "The very purpose of the Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from...political controversy. One's...fundamental rights may not be submitted . . . Map (db m94860) HM
73New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Roger Tory Peterson
Boyhood Home of Roger Tory Peterson August 28. 1908 - July 28, 1996 World famous naturalist Father of bird watching Artist Author Educator Map (db m105585) HM
74New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Samuel A. CarlsonElectric Generating Station
Samuel A. Carlson Electric Generating Station in memory of Samuel A. Carlson 1868 - 1961 Mayor of the City of Jamestown for 26 years and associated with its public utilities systems for over 48 years. A public servant for 60 years. . . . Map (db m105612) HM
75New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company1875 - 1926
Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company 1875 - 1926 Charles A. Ahlstrom/ Marcus N. Ahlstrom manufactured square grand, parlor grand, upright, player pianos in fine wood with elaborate carvings. Perfected artotechnique. Invented and patented . . . Map (db m94821) HM
76New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co.
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77New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of Jamestown Female Seminary
1849-1859, Clarissa D. Wheeler, Founder and Head. Map (db m99997) HM
78New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of Methodist Church
First edifice of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamestown was erected in 1830. A plain house 40 by 50 feet.Map (db m64719) HM
79New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of Pail Factory
First factory for making wooden pails and tubs built in 1829, large industry for years. First flat boat stocks built here 1835.Map (db m64691) HM
80New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of the Foote Home
Built in 1823 by Elial Todd Foote, physician, legislator, jurist, historian who settled in Jamestown in 1815.Map (db m64701) HM
81New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of the New York State Armory
The Fenton Guards, organized in 1875 by Swedish immigrants, was the local national guard unit which occupied the first armory here in 1888.Map (db m64720) HM
82New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Spanish-American War MemorialU.S.S. Maine Shell
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83New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Stage Stop1823
Stage Stop 1823 Site of the Ballard Tavern, opened in 1818. It became the stop for the Jamestown-Mayville statgecoach line operated by Capt. Gilbert Ballard beginning in 1823. Map (db m94837) HM
84New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Steamboat Landing
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85New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Tew MansionJamestown Architectural Heritage
Jamestown Architectural Heritage 413 N. Main Street Second Empire Designed by Milton Earl Beebe Buffalo Architect Built in 1881 - 1882 for George Washington Tew President of City National Bank in 1880 Tew Mansion was later purchased by . . . Map (db m94873) HM
86New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The Car Barns
The Car Barns Remaining building of a complex built to house the trolley car fleet and later the buses which served the Jamestown area from 1884 to 1976. Map (db m94854) HM
87New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The First Metal Furniture Factory
The First Metal Furniture Factory Here stood the factory of the Fenton Metallic Company organized in 1888 by Reuben Earle Fenton Alexis Crane Frank E. Gifford Albert Gilbert Fred E. Hatch James W. Hine and Arthur W. Wade. From this . . . Map (db m105615) HM
88New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The First Newspaper
The First Newspaper On this site in 1825 Adolphus Fletcher erected a two-story building the first printing office in Jamestown and on a wooden press printed the first issue of the Jamestown Journal, June 21, 1826. The building was . . . Map (db m172770) HM
89New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The First Store
Upon this corner facing south stood the first store erected in Jamestown. It was built in 1813 by Jediah and Martin Predergast, brothers of James Prendergast as a branch of their store in Mayville. It was removed in 1861.Map (db m64698) HM
90New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The First Theater
The First Theater Site of Allen's Opera House a frame structure, 100 feet by 60 feet seating up to 1500 Abner E. Allen, proprietor Opened September 3, 1874 Destroyed by fire January 21, 1881 Map (db m94777) HM
91New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The Jamestown Academy
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92New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The Jamestown Underground Railroad Tableau
The Jamestown Underground Railroad Tableau honors Silas Shearman 1803 - 1891, harness maker, abolitionist, conductor, acknowledged leader of the UGRR line through Jamestown, NY. Catherine Harris 1809 - 1907, free black woman, wife, mother, domestic . . . Map (db m94875) HM
93New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The Lost Neighborhood
The Harrison-Derby-Victoria neighborhood was home to nearly 100 predominately Italian-American families. They were displaced by the Urban Renewal Project of the 1970's. This area east of Main Street to the Chadakoin River was the only residential . . . Map (db m64708) HM
94New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The Underground Railroad
Here at the home of Silas Shearman pioneer settler and ardent abolitionist was the principal Jamestown “station” of the Underground Railroad where in the late fifties escaping slaves from the south were sheltered and assisted on their way to freedom . . . Map (db m177999) HM
95New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Thurston Block
Built 1875 - 1880 by Dr. J. Hamilton Thurston dentist and urban developer, these residential townhouses, among the first in western New York, transitioned intact to commercial enterprises.Map (db m172762) HM
96New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Walter Edward Washington1915 - 2003
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97New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — West Third Street Bridge1925 - 1926
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98New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — WWI Memorial
This memorial and the elm trees on these grounds are dedicated to the memory of those from Jamestown who answered the call of their country and gave their lives in the World War, 1917 - 1918. Map (db m94874) WM
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May. 25, 2022