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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Seneca Falls, New York

 
Clickable Map of Seneca 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 Seneca County, NY (91) Cayuga County, NY (169) Ontario County, NY (147) Schuyler County, NY (30) Tompkins County, NY (52) Wayne County, NY (130) Yates County, NY (35)  SenecaCounty(91) Seneca County (91)  CayugaCounty(169) Cayuga County (169)  OntarioCounty(147) Ontario County (147)  SchuylerCounty(30) Schuyler County (30)  TompkinsCounty(52) Tompkins County (52)  WayneCounty(130) Wayne County (130)  YatesCounty(35) Yates County (35)
Location of Seneca Falls, New York
    Seneca County (91)
    Cayuga County (169)
    Ontario County (147)
    Schuyler County (30)
    Tompkins County (52)
    Wayne County (130)
    Yates County (35)
 
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1New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — "Passage"
1776 Abigail Adams entreats her husband to "remember the ladies". 1777 Women lose the right to vote in New York. 1780 Women lose the right to vote in Massachusetts. 1784 Women lose the right to vote in New . . . Map (db m104714) HM
2New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — A Courageous Call for Equal Rights
At first we traveled quite alone…but before we had gone many miles we came on the other wagon –load of women…and long before we reached Seneca Falls we were a procession. Charlotte Woodward, about 1920 Here in the Wesleyan . . . Map (db m8202) HM
3New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Amelia Bloomer
1818-1894 Wearing her namesake Bloomers, this teacher and feminist edited as well as published the first U.S. women's newspaper, The LilyMap (db m65244) HM
4New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Captain Charles B. Randolph
Enlisted in the war service April 25, 1861, was wounded May 14, 1864, taken prisoner June 15, 1864, suffered at Andersonville and other prisons, discharged from service March 2, 1866.Map (db m104792) WM
5New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Promoter of the first Women's Rights Convention lived here. Convention was held across the riverMap (db m65312) HM
6New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — First Convention For Woman’s Rights
First convention for Woman’s Rights Was held on this corner 1848Map (db m8093) HM
7New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls
First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls founded in 1807. Current building dedicated in 1873, first Equal Rights Amendment proposed here in 1923 by Alice Paul.Map (db m65242) HM
8New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — First Woman’s Rights Convention
On this spot stood the Wesleyan Chapel Where the First Woman’s Rights Convention in the World’s history was held July 19 and 20 1848 ——————— Elizabeth Cady Stanton Moved this resolution Which . . . Map (db m8128) HM
9New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Fourth Ward School
Fourth Ward School c. 1869 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m65249) HM
10New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — General Sullivan’s New York Campaign Trail
Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggression of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, . . . Map (db m8069) HM
11New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — In Memory of Norman J. Gould
Who served as president of Gould's Pumps from 1907-1964. The original site of Goulds Pumps, founded by his grandfather Seabury S. Gould in 1848, was in Van Cleef Lake below. He was a U.S. Congressman from 1915-1923 and led a life dedicated to . . . Map (db m65247) HM
12New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Mynderse Academy
Named for Col. Wilhelmus Mynderse, founder of Seneca FallsMap (db m8092) HM
13New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Old Genesee Stage Route
Cayuga Lake bridge made this the main route until the Erie Canal of 1822 and the railway of 1840Map (db m104764) HM
14New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Onward to the Vote
When women first demanded "the elective franchise" or the right to vote at the 1848 convention, they secured their own and the Wesleyan Chapel's place in history. In 1908 this community and descendants of the convention's participants proudly . . . Map (db m113559) HM
15New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Potter Inn Farm
Nathaniel J. Potter, innkeeper blacksmith on Genesee Road, 1801-1808. His son, Henry S. Potter, lived here. 1st Pres. Western Union Telegraph, 1851Map (db m104774) HM
16New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Revolutionary Soldiers
To the memory of Revolutionary Soldiers, Pioneer Settlers of Seneca County And to commemorate Seneca County as part of the military tract assigned as bounty to Revolutionary Soldiers Erected by SA-GO-WA-THA . . . Map (db m8183) HM
17New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Stanton's Busy World
The landscape in front of you looked vastly different in Elizabeth Cady Stanton's day. Instead of a serene lake, mills and factories lined the much narrower Seneca-Cayuga Canal and Seneca River. Canal boats plied the waterways; trains on the . . . Map (db m104835) HM
18New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Stanton's Grassmere
When the Stanton family moved to Seneca Falls in 1847, the house was nearly twice as large as it now is but dilapidated and overgrown. Acting as her own general contractor, Elizabeth Cady Stanton hired workers and oversaw its refurbishment. The . . . Map (db m65313) HM
19New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Suffrage Park
In grateful recognition of filmmakers Ken Burns and Paul Barnes, the community of Seneca Falls dedicates Suffrage Park in tribute to the film "Not For Ourselves Alone" for bringing national focus to the birthplace of Women's Rights, and for their . . . Map (db m104836) HM
20New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Albert Cook Memorial
To the Martyrs who fell and the heroes who fought in defense of Liberty and the Union. 1861-1865 ( Right Side ) “Liberty and Union now and forever one and inseparable.” ( Back Side ) . . . Map (db m8088) HM
21New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Chamberlain HouseRescuing the Past
Womens' Rights National Historical Park acquired the Jacob R Chamberlain home in 1996 to develop services for Stanton House visitors. Later archeological and historic structure investigations revealed that the Chamberlain home, built in 1815, is . . . Map (db m65314) HM
22New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Flats
It's 1890. This is "the flats,” the industrial center of Seneca Falls. The noise is deafening, as hundreds of highly-skilled workers build pumps and fire engines in factories jammed onto every inch of the islands below you. Hammer blows ring . . . Map (db m65319) HM
23New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Great Lighthouse
Home to progressive thinkers and welcoming to reformist speakers, the Wesleyan Chapel was known as the “Great Light House.” In 1843, amidst emerging local and national controversy over freedom of speech, the role of women, . . . Map (db m8203) HM
24New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Historic Business District
Early morning July 30, 1890 Alarms howl, waking the whole village. Flames roar down Fall Street, fanned by a stiff breeze. A choking black smoke billows across the canal. Jets of water hiss from hoses bristling from a dozen horse—drawn, . . . Map (db m65322) HM
25New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Stanton House: Shaping a ReformerWomen's Rights National Historical Park
The Stanton House: Shaping a Reformer When Elizabeth Cady Stanton moved into this house in 1847, she was a socially conscious wife, mother, and housekeeper. When she and her family left in 1862, she was a leader of the nation's emerging . . . Map (db m65318) HM
26New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Village of Seneca Falls
may have inspired the hometown look of Frank Capra's 1946 holiday film classic "It's a Wonderful Life." Mr. Capra is known to have visited here in the mid-1940s at the same time the screenplay for the film was being developed. Many similarities . . . Map (db m65315) HM
27New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Village of Seneca Falls
may have inspired the hometown look of Frank Capra's 1946 holiday film classic "It's a Wonderful Life." Mr. Capra is known to have visited here in the mid-1940s at the same time the screenplay for the film was being developed. Many similarities . . . Map (db m65316) HM
28New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Van Cleef Lake
Named for George Cunningham Van Cleef, one of the first white children born in Seneca County 1797.Map (db m65246) HM
29New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women from Seneca Falls who served their country in the Armed Forces. [Armed Services Emblems]Map (db m104837) WM
30New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — We Will Accomplish Wonders
In pursuit of women’s rights, Elizabeth Cady Stanton developed a network that included some of the most famous reformers in American history. Frederick Douglass, Lucretia Coffin Mott and her sister Martha Coffin Wright, William Lloyd Garrison, and . . . Map (db m65311) HM
31New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Welcome to Seneca Falls
The Seneca River—the Cayuga Indians called it "Sha-Se-On-Se" or "Swift Waters". In Seneca Falls the Seneca River was a winding, rapid-filled waterway that became an important carrying place on the route from Albany to Geneva and on to the . . . Map (db m104832) HM
32New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Welcome to Seneca FallsThe Birthplace of Women’s Rights
Welcome to Seneca Falls, where its roots run deep and strong. The community has evolved over three centuries into the Historic gateway to the Finger Lakes since our founding in 1829. The best of our heritage remains today – a strong work . . . Map (db m144048) HM
33New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Since its construction in 1843, the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel has accommodated a remarkable variety of uses. Built to house the religious services of the abolitionist Wesleyan Methodists, the Chapel was routinely opened for meetings of . . . Map (db m65321) HM
34New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — When Anthony Met Stanton
In May 1851, there was a chance encounter on the streets of Seneca Falls which forever altered the struggle for women's rights. Amelia Jenks Bloomer introduced Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The friendship that was forged between . . . Map (db m65248) HM
35New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Women's Rights National Park
Welcome to one of the few national parks dedicated to a social reform movement - Women's rights. Here in Seneca Falls and Waterloo, in living rooms and on front porches, in private and in public, a group of five women started a movement that would . . . Map (db m143646) HM
 
Apr. 18, 2021