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Marker detail: Portrait of Abraham Ten Broeck,<br>by John Roberts, 1799 image, Touch for more information
Courtesy Albany Institute of History and Art
Marker detail: Portrait of Abraham Ten Broeck,
by John Roberts, 1799
1New York (Albany County), Albany — Abraham Ten Broeck
Abraham Ten Broeck (1734-1810) built this grand mansion in the Federal style after the destruction of his family home on Broadway in the great fire of 1797. Descended from one of Albany's founding New Netherland families, he was a businessman, . . . Map (db m139507) HM
2New York (Albany County), Albany — B. Lodge & Company”Albany’s Oldest Store”
The City of Albany Salutes B. Lodge & Co. ”Albany’s Oldest Store” Established 1867 Presented by Mayor Gerald D. Jennings January 11, 1999 Map (db m116738) HM
3New York (Albany County), Albany — Boardman & Gray Piano Factory
Built as the Boardman & Gray Piano Factory in 1853, it later became the Regent Shirt Factory, then the offices of the Brandow Printing Co.Map (db m115701) HM
4New York (Albany County), Albany — Brethren's Workshop (1822)
The Brethren's Shop was used by the men and boys for various crafts including shoe making and tinsmithing. The porches and dormers were added in 1930 and the building is now used by Albany County as offices. A date stone in the basement is . . . Map (db m115662) HM
5New York (Albany County), Albany — Brig. Gen. Abraham Ten Broeck1734-1810
. . . Map (db m139506) HM WM
6New York (Albany County), Albany — First Plastic
Celluloid-invented 1868 by John Wesley Hyatt First Use- Billiard Balls Albany Billiard Ball Co.Map (db m129994) HM
7New York (Albany County), Albany — Historic State Street
This section of State Street is arguably the oldest continuously operating commercial avenue in the United States. What began as a path in the woods cut by Native peoples and Dutch beaver trappers and traders became the main east-west . . . Map (db m116688) HM
8New York (Albany County), Albany — Lil's Diner
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m115699) HM
9New York (Albany County), Albany — Ministry Shop (1825)
This brick building was used by the ministry elders. Each member of the ministry had to perform daily manual labor such as shoe making or tailoring. Elder Chauncey Copeley a cabinet maker, worked in a wing added to the building in 1850. . . . Map (db m115660) HM
10New York (Albany County), Albany — Shaker Heritage Society GardenCome in.
The plants in this garden are some of the herbs used and sold by The Watervliet Shaker Community during the 1800's. The community grew large "Botanical/Physic" gardens and also gathered many wild herbs for use in their business of selling dried . . . Map (db m115658) HM
11New York (Albany County), Albany — Sisters' Workshop (1840)
On this location was a large 3 1/2 sto[r]y stone building. Here Shaker Sisters did spinning, weaving, and sewing. Journal entries indicate that Sister Polly wove 3350 Shaker bonnets in this building. The building was the only stone building . . . Map (db m115656) HM
12New York (Albany County), Albany — Site of New York Central Railroad Erector Shop
Site Of The New York Central Railroad erector shop where Engine 999 was built in 1893. '999' was the first creation of man in the history of time to Travel 100 Miles per Hour Map (db m32251) HM
13New York (Albany County), Albany — The Fur Trade
Why is Albany Here? Mohawk and Mahican peoples inhabited this region for thousands of years when the Dutch ship the Half Moon dropped anchor near this spot in 1609. At that time, the world was in the midst of a "Little Ice . . . Map (db m116700) HM
14New York (Albany County), Albany — Wash House & Cannery (c.1858)
Shaker Creek provided water for both the canning and laundry operations. The first laundry, done on December 12, 1859, used a steam powered washing machine. Albany County used the building for laundry until the mid 1980s. Today it is a workshop. . . . Map (db m115674) HM
15New York (Albany County), Alcove — Paper Mills
1818 Ephraim Andrews acquires cloth dressing and wool carding mills. By 1850 John E. Andrews establishes a straw paper making millMap (db m131759) HM
16New York (Albany County), Altamont — 10 — Beebe Harness Shop / Tienda de Arneses BeebeAltamont, New York — The Museum in the Streets —
In 1887, Charles V. Beebe received a patent for an easy riding, swing attachment for farm equipment seats. In 1891,he moved to Altamont and opened a harness shop in the Ostrander Building, in what is now 125 Maple Avenue. In 1895, . . . Map (db m131475) HM
17New York (Albany County), Altamont — 12 — Enterprise Building / Edificio EnterpriseAltamont, New York — The Museum in the Streets —
In 1879, James Ostrander bought a large lot on Church Street, and built a thriving shoe business. In 1882, he sold a portion of the lot to Charles Taber, who opened a tin shop on the site. Both businesses were lost in the 1886 fire, . . . Map (db m131455) HM
18New York (Albany County), Altamont — First Inn and Store
Site of First Inn and Store kept in Dunnsville by John E. Winne 1800-1830Map (db m142750) HM
19New York (Albany County), Altamont — 8 — Home Front Café / Café Home FrontAltamont, New York — The Museum in the Streets —
On 2 April 1864, David Becker purchased an acre of land from Conrad Crounse for $400, along the newly laid railroad tracks. On this land, Silas Hilton and Benjamin Crounse built a dry goods store, with rooms to let upstairs. The . . . Map (db m131500) HM
20New York (Albany County), Altamont — Inn of George Severson
Old Schoharie Road Built at close of Revolution First Post Office of West Guilderland as this place was then called Map (db m49847) HM
21New York (Albany County), Altamont — 14 — The Carriage Works / Fábrica de TransportesAltamont, New York — The Museum in the Streets —
Henry Lockwood built the first carriage factory in Knowersville in 1874. The VanBenscoten brothers and Charles B. Warner operated the business until the April 1886 Great Fire consumed the original building and much of the stock. . . . Map (db m131468) HM
22New York (Albany County), Altamont — 4 — Wayside Inn / Posada WaysideAltamont, New York — The Museum in the Streets —
George Severson (1766-1813), a grandson of Jurrian Severson, one of the area's first settlers, built the Wayside Inn ca. 1785 along the wagon track that is now Main Street. The site of the Inn was approximately half way between the . . . Map (db m145191) HM
23New York (Albany County), Berne — Ax Factory
Established by Daniel Simmons in 1825. Said to be the first factory in the United States to make axes from cast steel Map (db m62839) HM
24New York (Albany County), Berne — Cheese Factory
First in Town of Berne Built in 1878 and Made 495 Pounds in a Single Day Map (db m57477) HM
25New York (Albany County), Berne — Mill Site
For Carding and Fulling Mill Built at an Early Date by Malachi Whipple William H. Ball And Lyman Dwight Map (db m57478) HM
26New York (Albany County), Clarksville — Clark House
Built c. 1828 for Adam A. Clark and wife Betsy. Clarksville named in his honor Apr. 16, 1833. First Clarksville postmaster 1826-1841. Local innkeeper.Map (db m142470) HM
27New York (Albany County), Cohoes — An Urban Refuge
Peebles Island State Park is located in the city of Cohoes (Albany County) and the village of Waterford (Saratoga County). Surrounded by the third and fourth branches of the Mohawk River, this 191-acre park includes Polrump, Goat, and Peebles . . . Map (db m115377) HM
28New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Cluett, Peabody & CompanyWhat Happened at the Bleachery?
Cluett, Peabody & Co., a Troy-based manufacturer of men's collars and shirts, purchased Peebles Island in 1909. The abundant water, existing rail lines, and proximity to the company's Troy factory made the island an ideal location for treating . . . Map (db m115364) HM
29New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Egberts & Bailey Mill
First building erected for the manufacture of knit goods by power in America, 1836. First power knitting machinery applied in Cohoes, 1832Map (db m11392) HM
30New York (Albany County), Cohoes — First Power Mill for the Manufacture of Knit Fabrics
First Power Mill - for the - Manufacture of Knit Fabrics ———————— Erected in 1843, By Egberts & Bailey Inventors of the Power Knitting Machine in 1832. ·      ·      . . . Map (db m11350) HM
31New York (Albany County), Cohoes — New York Power Authority
The present day hydroelectric power plant located at this site is owned and operated by the New York Power Authority. It was constructed in 1908 when the Mohawk River was dammed, the Waterford Flight of Locks was constructed, and the Erie Canal . . . Map (db m138991) HM
32New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Peebles Island in the 18th-20th Centuries
During the Revolutionary War, American troops camped on Van Schaick and Peebles Islands. Thaddaeus Kosciuszko, a prominent Polish engineer who aided the American cause, designed the earthworks that are visible today near the bridge to Waterford. . . . Map (db m115385) HM
33New York (Albany County), Cohoes — The Matton Shipyard
The Matton Shipyard John E. Matton built his shipyard here on Van Schaick Island in 1916, shortly after the new Barge Canal opened. Besides building barges and tugboats, the shipyard serviced and repaired the boats that travelled both the . . . Map (db m48282) HM
34New York (Albany County), Colonie — Maplewood Historic Park
Site of Erie Canal lock & former Weighlock Bldg.1850-1915 located near "The Juncta" of old Erie and Champlain CanalsMap (db m40996) HM
35New York (Albany County), Colonie — The Weighlock Building1850-1915
This Greek-revival building was one of several weigh stations along the Canal used to levy the tolls for barges carrying merchandise and farm goods. Until 1850 freight cargoes were measured by the displacement theory, but this hydraulic type . . . Map (db m40999) HM
36New York (Albany County), East Berne — Mill Site
Mill built here about 1765 by John and Christopher WarnerMap (db m132602) HM
37New York (Albany County), Feura Bush — Early Business District
Railroad depot c. 1870 Hallenbeck's Store c. 1910 Hathaway's Tavern c. 1919 Rothaupt's Blacksmith ShopMap (db m144754) HM
38New York (Albany County), Guilderland — French's Hollow
Site of a Sawmill; Clothe Wks of Peter K. Broeck 1795; Factory of Abel French and Tavern of Jacob Aker 1800 Map (db m65413) HM
39New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Glass Works
Begun 1785 by Leonard De Neuville. Known as Albany Glass House, later Hamilton Glass Wks. Made bottles & window glass. Closed 1815 Map (db m50620) HM
40New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Hamilton Glass House
. . . Map (db m45518) HM
41New York (Albany County), Knox — Pillbox Factory
In 1806 Nathan Crary established the pillbox industry in Knox. His factory was behind this farmhouse, where he lived.Map (db m73576) HM
42New York (Albany County), Preston-Potter Hollow — Dr. Samuel Preston
Settled here in 1789 and gave his name to Preston Hollow. He built the first sawmill and gristmillMap (db m131419) HM
43New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Samuel JenkinsThe Father of Rensselaerville
Known as Jenkin's Mills 1795-1896. First visited site in 1787, located 1788, built house and grist mill 1789. Died 1837Map (db m136126) HM
44New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Cider Mill
Empire Cider & Vinegar Co. estab. 1890; became Duffy-Mott of Mott’s Apple Juice fame. Employed 200 making cider, vinegar, juices. Closed 1955.Map (db m142345) HM
45New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Grove Hotel
Site Of GROVE HOTEL Est. By "Coon" Fryer Ca. 1874 Famed Countywide: Dances, Picnics, Baseball, Racing, Honeymoons. Slept 50. 1886 Room Cost $1.50 Day Map (db m146506) HM
46New York (Albany County), Watervliet — City of Watervliet
The land now occupied by the City of Watervliet is part of a tract purchased by the first Patroon, Kiliaen van Rensselaer in 1630 from the Mohican or River Indians. The tract was within a large area on the west side of the Hudson River named Wely's . . . Map (db m58228) HM
47New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Civil War Parrott Rifle
10 Pounder Rifle From Watervliet Arsenal Designed By Robert P. Parrott and Cast at The West Point Foundry. Used by the Union Forces These Guns were Mounted on Carriages Made at Watervliet Arsenal Where Ammunition was also Made. This . . . Map (db m7299) HM
48New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Erie Canal
Completed 1825 Terminus at Hudson River. Locks called Sidecut allowed entry to navigable waters.Map (db m12214) HM
49New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Meneely Bell Foundry1826-1951
The Meneely Bell Foundry was established in 1826 by Andrew Meneely, a former apprentice in the foundry of Julius Hanks. Meneely was one of the greatest bell makers in American History. More than 65,000 bells were cast under the Meneely brand . . . Map (db m182363) HM
50New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Meneely Foundry
Meneely Foundry 1826 - 1950 First Chime & Carillon in U.S. Cast Here Foremost Bell Maker Patented Rotary Yoke And Casting Procedures. Map (db m40322) HM
51New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Watervliet Arsenal
Oldest, Continuously Active Manufacturing Arsenal in U.S. Founded in 1813. Map (db m49297) HM
52New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Early Business
Built c. 1830. Family run store, post office, tin shop gas station c. 1850 -1943. Long tenured postmaster C.F. Anderson 1910 -1943.Map (db m135157) HM
53New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Grant & Eadie
Early storekeepers. Made potash at Chesterville, 1798.Map (db m135151) HM
54New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Hotel
Three-floor hotel here 1800’s. Owned by Henry Latham 1876-84. Destroyed by fire 1897. Rebuilt two-floor hotel Haverly House. Later apartments. Razed c. 1953.Map (db m135156) HM
55New York (Albany County), Westerlo — South Westerlo
Name changed in 1827 from Smith's Mills named after David Smith who also owned a tannery and ashery.Map (db m158183) HM
56New York (Allegany County), Alma — B.J. Thomas(1843-1918)
Driller & contractor from PA, who earned nickname of "Dry Hole Ben" by seldom promoting successful oil wells. His continued faith in paying quantities of oil in Allegany County let him drill many historical wells. Including the "Wildcat Well" on . . . Map (db m65539) HM
57New York (Allegany County), Bolivar — This Is Oil Country!Historic New York
The presence of oil in this area of the Allegheny foothills has been known by white men since 1627, when a French missionary reported that the Indians used "a good kind of oil" for medicinal purposes from the nearby Seneca Oil Spring. Production . . . Map (db m88286) HM
58New York (Allegany County), Houghton — Jockey Street
Once famous rendezvous for Genesee Valley Canal boatmen. Now known as home of the Houghton College.Map (db m155783) HM
59New York (Allegany County), Oil Springs Indian Reservation — 1627 Seneca Oil Spring 1927
1627 Seneca Oil Spring 1927 Forms the first chapter in the development of the petroleum industry in America - a gigantic world enterprise transforming modern life. 1627 Oil in American continent first recorded in this region by the Franciscan . . . Map (db m86604) HM
60New York (Allegany County), Richburg — One Mile East of this Spot
Stands a monument marking the site of the first commercial well in the Richburg Oil Field. Completed April 27, 1881. This marker was erected by local oil producers and the site provided by the Richburg Board of Education.Map (db m88333) HM
61New York (Allegany County), Rushford — The First Oil Well in State of New York
The First Oil Well Drilled in State of New York July 1860 Bopp Farm Rushford TownshipMap (db m176129) HM
62New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — David A Howe1848-1925
David A Howe, born in West Almond, was raised in Wellsville and attended Dickenson Seminary (present day Lycoming College) in Williamsport, PA. He worked in Wellsville before moving to the Williamsport area where he was involved in many business . . . Map (db m170713) HM
63New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — Erie Railroad
Perhaps nothing contributed more to the growth of Wellsville than the arrival of the Erie RR in 1851. The railroad brought many new families and businesses to our area and the population almost doubled in size. The old depot was on Loder Street at . . . Map (db m175134) HM
64New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — Tanbark City
From 1845 to 1905, Wellsville was home to several tanneries that were reported to be the largest in the world. They provided work for hundreds of people in lumbering and tanning. Hemlock bark was used in the tanning process and was stacked in huge . . . Map (db m175132) HM
65New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — Triangle No. 1
First oil well drilled in Allegany County drilled by O.P. Taylor 1879Map (db m65540) HM
66New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — William F. Jones 1826-1910 / Gertrude F. Jones 1841-1920
William F Jones, an attorney, banker, and prominent businessman, and his wife Gertrude F. Jones will always be remembered for their generous gift, which made today's Jones Memorial Hospital, a reality. In 1920, they bequeathed their stately home for . . . Map (db m170717) HM
67New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Look for the Skeleton
These are the actual remains of a 35-year-old male elephant who was poached for his ivory in 1989. We have been working to ensure fewer African elephants suffer the same fate. A Cautious Comeback Although some are now protected in . . . Map (db m193279) HM
68New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Site of Peterson's Tavern
Site of Peterson's Tavern First meeting place of the newly incorporated village of Binghamton May 3, 1834Map (db m92915) HM
69New York (Broome County), Binghamton — The Bevier-Wright House
Built by Cornelius & Barbara Bevier circa 1850. Purchased 1889 by Otsego County native & Civil War veteran William Wright for 3,000.00. W. E. Wright was a carpenter, general contractor & proprietor of two stove & tinware stores in Binghamton. . . . Map (db m94390) HM
70New York (Broome County), Corbettsville — Binghamton and Upper SusquehannaHistoric New York
The valleys of the Upper Susquehanna River were natural routes for Indians, traders and settlers. Oquaga, near Windsor, was an Indian fur-trading post, and became an objective of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. From a dam at the outlet of . . . Map (db m35164) HM
71New York (Broome County), Deposit — First Bank Building In Deposit
Historical Marker First Bank Building In Deposit 1869-1894 Knapp BrothersMap (db m92917) HM
72New York (Broome County), Deposit — Site Of First Store In Deposit
Site Of First Store In Deposit Built By Silas Crandall 1803Map (db m92918) HM
73New York (Broome County), Endicott — The Brick Store
Built 1829-30 by C.E. and W.H. Keeler. Second store in Union Corners. Now oldest. Slated for demolition, but saved and restored 1987.Map (db m141708) HM
74New York (Broome County), Maine — 395 — Pitcher's Mill
Grist mill founded ca. 1830 by H.B. & Daniel Slosson. Owned by A. Pitcher 1920-1949, closed in 1955. Donated to historical society in 1988.Map (db m132753) HM
75New York (Broome County), Vestal — 386 — 1870 Tannery
Ezekiel Clark tanned sheep hides here in thirty-six vats of hemlock bark. Last owner U.S. Leather closed business ca. 1900.Map (db m132769) HM
76New York (Broome County), Vestal — 385 — Choconut Mill
Flour mill built here in 1865 by Hezekiah Lee. Later owned by Anson Dewey. Rebuilt 10 months after 1874 fire. Closed ca. 1910.Map (db m132770) HM
77New York (Broome County), Vestal — Drovers Inn
1844 inn built by John and Jacob Rounds as stopover for drovers. Scene of many political discussions. Rounds home after 1855. Map (db m127573) HM
78New York (Broome County), Vestal — 307 — Vestal Parkway
Parkway style highway built 1941. Completed 1951. Led to rapid development along what became Vestal's "$50 Million Main Street."Map (db m133061) HM
79New York (Cattaraugus County), Hinsdale — Seneca Oil Spring
1627 first petroleum discovered in America 1 mi. north 1000 yds east.Map (db m65537) HM
80New York (Cattaraugus County), Knapp Creek — The Settlement of Knapp Creek
The Settlement of Knapp Creek, formerly known as Knapps Creek, was a genuine boomtown in the early days of the Bradford Oil Field, beginning about 1877. It was on a narrow gauge railroad and later an electric street car line. The town boasted a . . . Map (db m60154) HM
81New York (Cattaraugus County), Little Valley — 639 — Case Brothers
Cutlery Co. factory and office est. here ca. 1898. "Tested XX” trademark stamped on knives. Fire destroyed factory 1912.Map (db m171503) HM
82New York (Cattaraugus County), Randolph — 741 — Early Bank
State Bank of Randolph opened here July 1, 1874 with $65,000 capital stock invested by 14 shareholders. Operated over 100 years.Map (db m171598) HM
83New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Auburn Prison
Auburn Prison Convicts made sewing silk 1841 - 1846 Here was principal cash market in U. S. for cocoons and raw silk Map (db m87991) HM
84New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Columbian Rope Plant
Columbian Rope Plant Founded by Col. E.D. Metcalf. New factory begun in 1903. 1 million sq. feet of floor area. "The Cordage City" Map (db m88099) HM
85New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — David Munson Osborne / Thomas Mott Osbourne
David Munson Osborne Born 1822 - Died 1886 Lived here - House demolished 1936. Founded D.M. Osbourne Company manufacturer of harvesting machines. Mayor of Auburn, 1879-1881 Thomas Mott Osbourne Born 1859 - Died 1926 Lived here - House . . . Map (db m88470) HM
86New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — E.D. Clapp
E.D. Clapp 1874-1880, nationally known producer of carriage, drop and metal forgings. Relocated in 1972. Map (db m88097) HM
87New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Water Power in the City of AuburnNorthern Division Street
For nearly 200 years, water power along the Owasco River in Downtown Auburn has been at the foundation of the community's manufacturing, industrial, and economic growth. Historically, there were over 11 sites harnessing the power of the river to . . . Map (db m145774) HM
88New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Glen Park 1852
Home of Henry Wells founder of American Express Co., 1850 Wells Fargo Express Co., 1852 Wells College, 1868Map (db m145765) HM
89New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Patrick Tavern
Erected 1793 Early court held here Cayuga County Medical Soc. organized here 1806Map (db m145786) HM
90New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Wells College
Founded by Henry Wells in 1868 Organizer of American and Wells Fargo Express Cos.Map (db m145757) HM
91New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Boom YearsThe Canalway Trail
The opening of the Erie Canal had a huge economic impact on the citizens of New York State. Producers could afford to ship products to previously inaccessible markets at a cost that dropped from $100.00 per ton (by wagon) to just a few dollars. . . . Map (db m83674) HM
92New York (Cayuga County), Fair Haven — Little Sodus Bay (Fair Haven)A Busy Lakeport — Maritime Heritage —
A Commerce Center. Though camps, pleasure boats, and the sandy beaches of Fair Haven State Park dominate the bay and lake shore today, in 1910 Little Sodus Bay was the second busiest port on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. Trains . . . Map (db m79751) HM
93New York (Cayuga County), Genoa — 249 — Genoa Mill
On this site ca 1859-1942 provided flour milling on bank of Mill Pond created ca. 1835 from damming Salmon Creek.Map (db m133156) HM
94New York (Cayuga County), Midlake — Old Mill
Partly built by Charles Kellog in 1823. Sold to Horace Rounds in 1851, to his son Eugene Rounds in 1865, to W.E. Rounds & A Ryan, 1919Map (db m90772) HM
95New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Salt Springs
Chief supply for Indians. Later extensively developed by early settlers privately and with state aid.Map (db m182278) HM
96New York (Cayuga County), Moravia — Cady Tavern
In 1801 Zadoc Cady built a log tavern here. A few years later he built the present building.Map (db m100591) HM
97New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — A Metaphor for ChangeThe Canalway Trail
Lock 52 in Port Byron was a busy place prior to 1917. In the vicinity of the lock, you would have seen a bustling waterfront, with dozens of boats locking up or down the canal. At Tanner's Dry Dock, just up the canal from the lock, canal boats were . . . Map (db m83641) HM
98New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Henry Wells
Founder of Wells Fargo Express Company was a shoemakr by trade and lived in this house from 1827 to about 1830 Map (db m83564) HM
99New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Tanner's Dry DockThe Canalway Trail
The O.B. & H.E. Tanner Dry Dock was established near Lock 52 in Port Byron in 1873, replacing the earlier Ames Dry Dock. In its heydey, Tanner built and repaired a variety of canal boats, employing a crew of 18, including a shipwright, carpenters, . . . Map (db m83644) HM
100New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Tanner's Dry Dock
About two hundred feet from here was once the location of the D. B. Tanner Dry Dock, built in 1863 on the former Clinton's Ditch alignment. Craftmen built and repaired canal cargo boats in the dry docks that carried grain, coal, lumber and the . . . Map (db m103582) HM

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