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By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 20, 2015
Palatine Trail Marker Unveiled
New York (Albany County), Knox — 227 — Palatine Trail
Road Used for Travel West to Schoharie Valley As Early as 1767, The Town of Knox Began To Grow Around This Path. — Map (db m88107) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — 226 — Toll Gate #3
Old Albany and Schoharie Plank Road Passed Here Between 1849 and 1866. Wagons on Wood Planks Said To Make a Thunderous Noise — Map (db m91049) HM
New York (Albany County), New Scotland — 280 — Lime Kiln Farm
Named for Stone Kilns used to make lime. First farmed 1842. Miller Family farmed here over 100 years beginning in 1905. — Map (db m97287) HM
New York (Allegany County), Bolivar — Early Cemetery
Used as a burial ground for pioneer families: Lesuer, Tyler, Cowles, Kellogg, Mead, Daniels, Beers, Davie stones date from the 1820's. — Map (db m88284) HM
New York (Allegany County), Bolivar — Lesuer House
Early settler Eli Lesuer bought this property 1834. Elected 1st town assessor 1825, school commissioner 1834, and path master 1846. — Map (db m88283) HM
New York (Allegany County), Ceres — Ceres School
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m88289) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Phelps Mansion Museum
Phelps Mansion Museum has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1973 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m92921) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Ellicottville — Jefferson Street Cemetery
Jefferson Street Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m89102) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Franklinville — Cadiz Cemetery
Cadiz Cemetery Earliest burial Abigail Curtis in 1837. Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War veterans buried here. — Map (db m86623) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Great Valley — 255 — Plank Road House
Built ca 1856 at junction of Ellicottville-Great Valley Plank Road & road to Franklinville. Served as hotel, livery & post office — Map (db m95789) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Lyndon — Early School
Early School The North Lyndon school was built ca. 1844 and remained in use until 1947. The school still retains many of its original features. — Map (db m86611) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Early Aqueduct
Early Aqueduct This towpath leads to the Richmond Aqueduct built 1849 second largest aqueduct carrying Erie Canal waters over the Seneca River. — Map (db m83562) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Early Cemetery
Early Cemetery Old Montezuma Cemetery Revolutionary War veteran Richard Damewood buried here 1850. Served at seige of British at Yorktown. — Map (db m83546) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Mentz Church
Mentz Church First Methodist Episcopal Church Inc. 1825 with John Gilmore, Wm. Bell & James Weston, Trustees. Adjoining cemetery in use by 1813. — Map (db m83525) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Opened in 1828 — Cayuga Seneca Canal
Opened in 1828 Cayuga Seneca Canal Extended navigation of the Erie Canal to Finger Lakes Site of crossover bridge and Exchange Hotel — Map (db m83547) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Owasco — One-Room School
Baptists Corners Owasco District No. One Built 1834 with local stone Served for 116 years Closed in 1950 — Map (db m117184) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Throop — Throop Industry
Throop Industry Settlers used Owasco River power to run sawmills & gristmills as early as 1798. This site was one of the three dams built in Throop. — Map (db m87937) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Weedsport — Firehouse
Firehouse constructed 1884 of local brick to hold newly purchased 1878 Silsby steam powered pumper. Belfry bell is original. — Map (db m83763) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Brocton — Brocton Arch
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 by the United States Department of the Interior.

Brocton Arch Erected 1913 With unprecedented growth of the village, the Village of Brocton and Town of Portland . . . — Map (db m96609) HM

New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — 311 — Sarah Sinfield
Sarah Sinfield Civil War nurse awarded pension for devoted service. Lived here with husband William, veteran & asst. lighthouse keeper 1874-1885. — Map (db m117513) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Harmony — 310 — Roll-O-Bowl
Roll-O-Bowl On this site 1956-1960 Sunday jalopy races held on quarter mile dirt track. Built by McNitt brothers on their grandmother's farm. — Map (db m105683) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), North Harmony — 314 — Ashville — Union Free School District No. 3
Ashville Union Free School District No. 3 on this site ca. 1885-2008 served towns of Harmony and N. Harmony until 1982. — Map (db m105682) HM
New York (Chenango County), Afton — 259 — Mormon House Site
Joseph Smith, founder of Mormon Church, & Emma Hale were married here January 18, 1827 by Justice Zechariah Tarble — Map (db m93512) HM
New York (Chenango County), Coventryville — Coffin Man
Simon Jones' stone here was carved by J.W Stewart 1818. Local history suggests J.W. is now known as Coffin Man for carving many similar stones. — Map (db m93286) HM
New York (Clinton County), Beekmantown — The War of 1812
Culver Hill site of bloody skirmish between American forces and the invading British army Sept. 6, 1814 — Map (db m106392) HM
New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — The War of 1812
Halsey's Corners. 250 American soldiers plus militia met 4,000 British troops in bloody battle here on Sept. 6, 1814. — Map (db m107390) HM
New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — War of 1812 Trail
Commemorates British and American Navy and troops who fought on land and lake Battle of Plattsburgh September 11, 1814 — Map (db m76384) HM
New York (Clinton County), Town of Plattsburgh — Catholic Summer School
Catholic Summer School of America 1896-1941 on this site. Resort and educational campus with cottages, chapel, dining hall, auditorium & post office. — Map (db m106622) HM
New York (Columbia County), Hillsdale — 446 — East Gate Tollhouse — Columbia Turnpike 1799-1907

Located on this site Linked Columbia County farming and industry to Hudson River ports — Map (db m118755) HM

New York (Columbia County), Kinderhook — Ichabod Crane — Legends & Lore

Washington Irving based the character Ichabod Crane in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Kinderhook school teacher Jesse Merwin. — Map (db m118567) HM

New York (Delaware County), Bovina Center — Maynard School
Maynard School Built 1849 Students Attended classes Here Until 1959. School District One Created in 1813. William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2016 — Map (db m95028) HM
New York (Delaware County), Sidney — 298 — Old Unadilla
Site of Iroqouis town burned by Continental Army under command of Colonel William Butler October 10 & 11, 1778 — Map (db m98167) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — 268 — Margaret Fuller

First woman reporter for New York Tribune wrote "Woman in the Ninteenth Century" at Van Vliet House Fishkill Landing, Fall 1844 — Map (db m124895) HM

New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Reformed Dutch — Church of Hyde Park
Reformed Dutch Church of Hyde Park Established 1789 as the Stoutenburgh Religious Society. Oldest continuous Congregation in Hyde Park. William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2015 — Map (db m83232) HM
New York (Erie County), Boston — West Boston
West Boston A German evangelical church was organized 1834 with 20 members. Rev. Jacob Bastian served for many years. All that remains ia a cemetery. — Map (db m93781) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Erastus Granger
Erastus Granger Seneca Indian Agent, judge, Post Master & Collector of the Port, lived here 1806-1826. He rallied Seneca to defend Buffalo during War of 1812. — Map (db m92785) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Peter B. Porter
General, Congressman and later Sec. of War, lived here until his home was destroyed by the British at the burning of Buffalo 1813. — Map (db m74727) HM
New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Bennet Cemetery
Early Cheektowaga cemetery. Oldest stone dated 1819. Graves of Armitage, Bennet, Adams, Davis, Doat, Watts, Boothroy & other families. — Map (db m81467) HM
New York (Erie County), Eden — Clarksburg
Clarksburg Est. 1819. Named for early settler Simeon Clark, who built a sawmill & gristmill near here ca.1820. First school established ca. 1839. — Map (db m94050) HM
New York (Erie County), Elma — Big Flats
Big Flats Site of Seneca Indian Village ca. 1780-1842 later known as Milford or Hurd or Briggs Mills and then Elma Village. — Map (db m104140) HM
New York (Erie County), Elma — 260 — Spring Brook
Spring Brook By 1848 this hamlet was named for a brook whose waters crossed the Aurora Plank Rd now known as Seneca Street. — Map (db m96222) HM
New York (Erie County), Tonawanda — Erie Canal Site
To avoid the strong current of the mighty Niagara River, the Erie Canal was built adjacent to the river from here to Buffalo in 1825. — Map (db m78352) HM
New York (Erie County), Tonawanda — First Railroad
The Buffalo & Niagara Falls Railway, the first western New York steam railway, cut through dense forest here in 1836. — Map (db m77795) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — 27 — "Old Shep" — Hermit of Leydecker Road
Hermit of Leydecker Road William Sheppard CA. 1840-1933 Was thought to be an outlaw of Jesse James' Gang. Roamed town as a scissors grinder. — Map (db m111417) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Community of True Inspiration Residence
Community of True Inspiration Residence has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2013 — Map (db m71885) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — St. Peter's UCC
St. Peter's UCC Completed in 1857 by a group of immigrants from Germany, services were held in German until 1929. Church moved from road in 1980. — Map (db m94052) HM
New York (Essex County), Port Henry — Cedar Point House

Inn and restaurant serving iron ore industry workers, railway workers, travelers, and visiting officials early 1880s to ca. 1964 — Map (db m109058) HM

New York (Essex County), Port Henry — 273 — Office Building of Witherbee and Sherman Iron Ore Company

Part of Franklin Patent 1765. Built ca. 1875 Donated to town of Moriah in 1959. — Map (db m109017) HM

New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 344 — Grace Leach
Born near this site in 1906 she became the first woman to climb the Adirondack 46 high peaks, completing her climbs in 1937. — Map (db m126177) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northampton — 245 — Sweets Crossing
FJ&G RR Crossed Here At Levi & Zeruah Sweet Farm. The Sweet Family Provided Food to Stranded Passengers During Blizzard of March 1888 — Map (db m88054) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northville — 360 — 5 & 10 Cent Store
Founded 1907 as R.G. Dewitt & Co. General Store. Moved to Willard Building in 1914. Later merged with J.J. Newberry. — Map (db m104223) HM
New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Burial Ground — Circa 1820 - 1900
First known burial 1829. Final resting place of many early settlers of the Town of Alabama. — Map (db m77581) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — 300 — Birthplace of Emory Upton
Birthplace of Emory Upton 1839 - 1881. West Point graduate. U.S. Army General and Civil War veteran. Influential military author & stategist — Map (db m126158) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Cary House Site
Cary House Site Location of mansion ca 1817 to 1964, a gift to his wife by Trumbull Cary, merchant, bank founder, NYS Senator, & first Batavia treasurer. — Map (db m83068) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Early Cemetery
Early Cemetery in village of Batavia on this site deeded August 10, 1820. Bodies were re-interred to other cemeteries in Batavia — Map (db m94895) HM
New York (Genesee County), Bethany — Poor House
Site of Genesee County's poor house for the care of indigent people. Opened in 1827 with a home and a farm containing 106 acres — Map (db m75745) HM
New York (Genesee County), Elba — Local War Hero — Sunderland Pattison d.1843
Sunderland Pattison d.1843 Revolutionary War soldier Crossed the Delaware River December 1776 with General George Washington — Map (db m83121) WM
New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Town of LeRoy
Established on June 8, 1812 as the town of Bellona Renamed Le Roy in 1813 First town meeting on this site April 6, 1813 — Map (db m57401) HM
New York (Genesee County), Stafford — East Boundary
East boundary Holland land purchase 3.3 million acres Transit line ran N.& S. from PA. to Lake Ontario Surveyed between 1798-1800 — Map (db m77687) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Kentucky
War of 1812 Fort Kentucky aka "Mud Fort" earthen redoubt constructed ca. 1814 on the northwestern flank of the American defense system — Map (db m75679) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Fort Tompkins
War of 1812 Fort Tompkins on Navy Point Named for Governor Tompkins Garrisoned by U.S. Sailors and Marines. — Map (db m75676) HM
New York (Lewis County), Lowville — Stone Church
Built in 1831 after two previous buildings burned within three years. First Presbyterian Church, Lowville, NY — Map (db m80308) HM
New York (Livingston County), Nunda — "Nunda Valley"
"Nunda Valley" Early name of settlement. Square laid out by 1830. Original row buildings built before 1840. Village incorporated 1839 — Map (db m87665) HM
New York (Livingston County), Nunda — Lock 42
Lock 42 in use from 1851-1878 on the Genesee Valley Canal. Canal linked Erie Canal in Rochester with Allegheny River near Olean NY. — Map (db m87689) HM
New York (Livingston County), Nunda — 257 — Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery Designed 1865 by H.B. Allen in rural garden style. Old burial grounds annexed 1900. Resting place of many veterans, 2 U.S. Congressmen. — Map (db m87659) HM
New York (Madison County), Canastota — 293 — Bruce Opera House
Site Of Bruce Opera House 1888-1909 This Cultural Hub Seated 802 Patrons & Showed Movies Projected By The Biograph, A Canastota Invention — Map (db m109611) HM
New York (Madison County), Chittenango — Lateral Canal
Company Incorporated 1818. Canal In Use By 1824. Site Of Turn-Around Basin For Canal Boat Transportation North To The Grand Old Erie — Map (db m109559) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Paddy Hill School
Paddy Hill School Formerly School No. 5 School District Est 1823. Property purchased for $50 on Oct. 1, 1839 for first school on this site. — Map (db m90141) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — 256 — World War II
World War II Odenbach Shipbuilding Corp. built on this site ca. 1942. produced barges & tankers for war effort launched via channel to Lake Ontario. — Map (db m113457) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rush — 418 — Former School
Former School First District No. 10 school. Built 1845. Replaced in 1884. Burned 1916. Rebuilt 1917. Rush-Henrietta centralized in 1947. Building sold 1953. — Map (db m116947) HM
New York (Montgomery County), Charleston — 12 — Amos Clayton — Legends & Lore
1875-1942 AKA "Amy" or Island Hermit. Peddler Who Walked Great Distances, Danced For Pennies. Inspired Many Local Tales — Map (db m101679) HM
New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Plain Free Library
Fort Plain Free Library Formed 1885 By Women's Library Association and Martha Bortle, Local Educator. Chartered 1894. — Map (db m95733) HM
New York (Montgomery County), Hagaman — Pawling Hall
Has Been Placed on The National Register of Historic Places in 2002 By the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2013Map (db m76606) HM
New York (Nassau County), East Farmingdale — World War II
The men and women of Republic Aviation built 9,087 P-47 Thunderbolt fighters in E. Farmingdale for the USAAF: 1941-1945 — Map (db m114778) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 212 — Archer St. School
Opened in 1910 to serve students in south Freeport. This was an architectural duplicate of the Seaman Avenue School. — Map (db m126906) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 326 — Bayview Hose #3
Organized May 1895 Hose house on Atlantic Ave Stephen Lewis early foreman 1916 new house built here on land donated by Randall Co — Map (db m126811) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 331 — Col. James Dean
1845-1918. Civil War veteran. President of Freeport & Freeport Club. Antique weapons collector. Former home on this site. — Map (db m126817) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 213 — Freeport Bank
Building erected in 1905 President was John J. Randall and Builder William G. Miller. Bank was organized in 1891. — Map (db m106257) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 214 — Kelby House
Home Of Robert H. Kelby ca. 1902, Librarian Of New York Historical Society from 1898 To 1920. Son Charles was NYS Judge — Map (db m126856) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 15 — Trubia Rifle
Trophy gun obtained from the US Navy. Department was unveiled on July 4, 1902 by the DBP Mott Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. — Map (db m106667) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 337 — Water and Power
Water Co. formed in 1894 Power house built in 1897 Both municipal utilities owned & operated by Village Voted on by Freeporters — Map (db m126752) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 216 — Woodcleft Canal
Dredged ca. 1897 by firm of Randall & Miller. John J. Randall was the father of Freeport & William G. Miller was a president. — Map (db m127041) HM
New York (Nassau County), Freeport — 330 — Woodcleft Inn
First summer hotel in Freeport on this site 1897. Built by Randall & Miller. Sold 1907 to Society of St. Vincent De Paul as fresh air home — Map (db m126821) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Niagara County Courthouse
Niagara County Courthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997 by the United States Department of the Interior. — Map (db m93216) HM
New York (Niagara County), Newfane — 318 — Lakeview
Lakeview Burials began ca. 1815. Early residents, soldiers & veterans of Civil War, World Wars I & II and later wars rest here. — Map (db m117771) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m98514) HM
New York (Niagara County), Pendleton — Pendleton
Erie Canal village & portage at Tonawanda Creek junction Sylvester Pendleton Clark first Postmaster & tavern settled 1821 — Map (db m78378) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — 421 — Billy Sherman
Billy Sherman Nearby lies Billy Sherman Confederate war horse captured in Chattanooga, TN by Lorenzo Pratt of Wilson. Billy died 1889, age about 32. — Map (db m117765) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — 391 — Greenwood
Greenwood a rural cemetery ca. 1838 Veterans of Revolutionary Civil, Crimean, Spanish Amer., World Wars I & II and later wars rest here. — Map (db m110821) HM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — Betsy Doyle
Betsy Doyle Heroine of Fort Niagara carried hot shot to cannon, stood sentry duty, fled 310 miles to Greenbush, NY when enemy attacked fort in 1813. — Map (db m80543) HM WM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — 302 — La Belle Famille
La Belle Famille At this battle British troops and native allies defeated French forces sealing Ft. Niagara's surrender July 24, 1759 — Map (db m98388) HM
New York (Oneida County), Boonville — Pratt House — Built in 1875
by architect A.J. Lanthrop for the Clark Dodge family. Sold in 1894 to the Charles Walter Pratt family. — Map (db m96256) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Baldwinsville — The Old Yard
The Old Yard Early settler John McHarrie buried on his property 1807 his wife Lydia buried 1818. Dr. Jonas Baldwin & wife. Eliza W. Buried here 1827. — Map (db m83815) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Camillus — George Geddes Farm
George Geddes Farm Chosen best in state in 1846. Frederick Law Olmsted; designer of Central Park, apprenticed here that year. Stone barn remains. — Map (db m122830) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Cicero — Childhood Home
Childhood Home Matilda Joslyn Gage 1826-98 writer and activist leader of New York and national woman sufferage associations. Staunch abolitionist. — Map (db m83972) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Clay — Oak Orchard
Oak Orchard Sacred area for natives Haudenosaunee gathering, fishing and fording place. Site of massacre of Haudenosaunee people. — Map (db m83896) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Clay — Pine Plains
Pine Plains First burial April 9, 1812. Inc. 1886 from Shaver Cemetery and other farm land. Veterans of Revolutionary & Civil Wars and other wars buried here. — Map (db m83876) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Kirkville — 208 — Pool's Brook
Named For Peter Pool Who Built Saw Mill On This Site ca. 1815. Pool's Store Served Those Traveling Erie Canal. — Map (db m109211) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Lysander — Willett Tract
Willett Tract This site is part of the military tract allotment deeded on July 9, 1790 to Marinus Willett, Revolutionary War hero — Map (db m83875) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Skaneateles — "Factory Gulf"
Founded by Amos Miner circa 1805 Carding and fulling factory woolen and clothing works "accelerated wheel heads" — Map (db m108496) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Skaneateles — Steeple Bell
Installed circa 1874 Spafford Union Meeting House 1838-1976 — Map (db m108494) HM
New York (Ontario County), Farmington — Lapham Home
Lapham Home Elbridge Lapham born 1814 in Farmington New York appointed U.S. Senator from NYS served 1881 to 1885 succeeding Roscoe Conkling. — Map (db m125533) HM
New York (Orange County), Monroe — McGarrah’s Inn
Freemasons met here from 1817-1826. Purchased by the Cornerstone Lodge #711 in 1998. The 1817 Lodge Room remains active as of 2013. — Map (db m68711) HM
New York (Orange County), Monroe — Monroe School
Built 1908. Partly destroyed by fire 1928. Grade K-12 as of 1945. Movie “Letter to a Hero” filmed here in 1943. — Map (db m95263) HM
New York (Orange County), Monroe — 440 — Rest Haven
Built 1902, Moses C. Migel purchased in 1923 as vacation home for blind. Donated to Amer. Fdn. for blind 1944. Helen Keller visited here. — Map (db m121325) HM
New York (Orange County), Port Jervis — 1903 Library

Port Jervis Free Library Chartered Sept 29 1892 Only Carnegie Library in Orange County New York Site given by Peter Farnum — Map (db m107188) HM

New York (Orange County), Port Jervis — Erie Turntable

Built in 1854 and used by the railroad until ca. 1987 Restored to full operating condition in 1996 it is one of a few left in the nation — Map (db m107247) HM

New York (Orleans County), Shelby — Millville Cemetery
Est. 1871 Millville Cemetery Early Quaker burial ground 1875 vault and stonewall built of Medina sandstone. Chapel built 1894. — Map (db m92551) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Rural Cemetery
Rural Cemetery Begun ca. 1820 Medal of Honor Recipients Dr. Mary Walker, 1st Female Recipient, and James H. Lee Interred at this Site — Map (db m86027) HM
New York (Rensselaer County), Hoosick Falls — 449 — Old Maple Grove
Est. 1854 on earlier burial ground site. Buried here are men and woman who helped found and develop the Town of Hoosick. — Map (db m124797) HM
New York (Rensselaer County), Stephentown — 454 — Former Church

Built 1871 as Methodist Episcopal. First woman pastor E.H. Delavan served 1881-1882 Restored 1998 by Stephentown Historical Soc as Heritage Ctr. — Map (db m118573) HM

New York (Saint Lawrence County), De Kalb — War of 1812
War of 1812 80 NYS militiamen encamped here May 1812 under the immediate inspection of Lt. Col. Benedict. After 10 days they marched to Ogdensburg — Map (db m88565) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — War of 1812
7,000 US forces came ashore near here. November 6 1813. Left vessels to march around Ogdensburg. Local residents assisted in moving supplies. — Map (db m78332) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Richville — 374 — Helen Rich — 1827 - 1915

Poet of the Adirondacks who campaigned nationwide for woman's suffrage. Lived in Richville during 1850s — Map (db m110171) HM

New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — 26 — Esperance Witch — Legends & Lore
Lived Near Here In 1800s. French Settler Accused Of Witchcraft By New England Settlers. Killed By Silver Bullet Shot Through Her Window — Map (db m109404) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — 16 — Michael Righter — Legends & Lore
Michael Righter 1718-1804 Buried Here First Permanent Settler of Duanesburg Who Lived In Small Cave Near Here ca 1765 Before Building a Log Cabin — Map (db m109359) HM
New York (Schuyler County), Montour Falls — Chemung Canal
From 1833 until its closing in 1878, the Chemung Canal linked this area with the Erie Canal. The first of 51 locks was near this marker. — Map (db m107561) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Amityville — 432 — Brunswick Home
Stephen R. Williams formed 1887 for disabled children and later adults. Became Brunswick Hospital 1931. Building razed 2012. — Map (db m126818) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Amityville — 533 — Ireland's Mill
Purchased in 1793 by Thomas Ireland. Four generations ran saw & grist mill here. Sold feed, grain, hay & ice until ca. 1913. Razed 1915. — Map (db m126763) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Amityville — 368 — Naomi W. Griffiths
First Amityville suffrage club president, formed 1914. Held local meetings and socials supporting voting rights for women. — Map (db m114716) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Amityville — 416 — South Side R.R.
Railroad from NYC completed October 1867. First depot erected 1868 for travelers. Local commerce and mail. LIRR assumed line by 1876. — Map (db m126002) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — 435 — South Side R.R.
First train arrived from Jamaica October 11, 1867. Rail brought NYC visitors spurring resort era boom. LIRR assumed line by 1876. — Map (db m126112) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — 367 — Suffrage Study Club
Local branch organized in 1912 at Alhambra Theatre to debate, discuss and support women's state and national voting rights. — Map (db m114715) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Copiague — 436 — South Side R.R.
Railroad line built 1867 LIRR assumed line by 1876. First depot 1901 named Copiague. Failed attempt to rename Marconiville 1920s. — Map (db m126110) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Lake Ronkonkoma — 17 — Indian Princess — Legends & Lore
of Lake Ronkonkoma. Legend says she claims one male each year by drowning to be with her at bottom of lake as she seeks her true love. — Map (db m126916) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Lindenhurst — 426 — City of Breslau
German-American town formed by Abby & Thomas Wellwood with Charles S. Schleier. Dedicated on June 6, 1870. Changed to Lindenhurst 1891. — Map (db m125920) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Lindenhurst — 415 — South Side R.R.
Railroad established 1867. Originally Welwood Station. Renamed Breslau 1870. Adopted Lindenhurst 1891. LIRR assumed line by 1876. — Map (db m126090) HM
New York (Suffolk County), West Babylon — 423 — Belmont Junction
Connected Central Railroad with LIRR ca. 1874. Freight & telegraph site until 1888. Located near Belmont Stud Farm. Trolley stop 1910-20. — Map (db m125918) HM
New York (Tompkins County), Newfield — Estabrook Cemetery
Hobart Estabrook came from Conn. In 1827 as Land Agent for the 16K acre tract that includes present Conn. Hill. Buried Here in 1872. — Map (db m76138) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Charles R. Bishop Childhood Home
Charles R. Bishop (1822-1915) considered one of Hawaii's greatest benefactors. Married Princess Bernice Pauahi. Buried Hawaiian Royal Tomb. — Map (db m97068) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Anne — Old Stone House Library
The Old Stone House Library has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m89708) HM
New York (Wayne County), Arcadia — 322 — The Fox Sisters
The Fox Sisters On this site event of March 31, 1848 began sisters Maggie and Kate Fox's central role in the origin of modern spiritualism — Map (db m117714) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — H.G. Hotchkiss
H.G. Hotchkiss Essential Oil Co. began on this site 1841. Awarded international medals making Lyons one of the world's largest producers of peppermint oil. — Map (db m117669) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — 394 — Jackson School
Jackson School. One room cobblestone school house opened in 1831 for School Dist. No.6 Towns of Lyons & Arcadia. Closed 1947. Sold 1959 to private owners. — Map (db m117713) HM
New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 317 — Bullis House
Bullis House Built by Charles H. Bullis ca. 1839. Camp Bullis in Texas named for grandson Gen. John L. Bullis who resided here in his youth. — Map (db m117614) HM
New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 370 — Emma B. Sweet
Emma B. Sweet 1862-1951. Macedon native, Susan B. Anthony's secretary 1895-1906. Sufferage worker, speaker and advocate for equal rights for all. — Map (db m117608) HM
New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Macedon Academy
Macedon Academy Est. 1841 to educate in the academics, in character, and in the equality of all people. Frederick Douglass spoke here March 6, 1861. — Map (db m117598) HM
New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 379 — Wilcoxen Home
Wilcoxen Home Ella S. Wilcoxen 1865-1933 First female graduate of University of Rochester 1901. Teacher & religious worker. Lifelong community resident. — Map (db m126142) HM
New York (Wayne County), Newark — 320 — Joseph Miller
Joseph Miller On this site stood the home of Joseph Miller who founded Newark in 1819 and built local section of Erie Canal Ca. 1822. — Map (db m117645) HM
New York (Wayne County), Newark — 323 — Lockville
Lockville Erie Canal hamlet on this site incorporated in 1839 as village of Arcadia. Joined Newark in 1853. Row buildings of the period. — Map (db m117646) HM
New York (Wayne County), Newark — 321 — Mora Motor Car
Mora Motor Car Est. 1906 by Samuel H. Mora. Automobiles manufacturesd on this site 1908-1911. Hallagan Fine Furniture located here since 1913. — Map (db m117647) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Castile — Gardeau Tract — South Border
South border of reservation set aside for Mary Jemison White Woman of the Genessee during the Big Tree Treaty of 1797 at Geneseo N.Y. William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2014Map (db m118846) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Gardeau Tract — North Border
North border of reservation set aside for Mary Jemison White Woman of the Genessee during the Big Tree Treaty of 1797 at Geneseo N.Y. William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2014Map (db m118841) HM
New York (Yates County), Penn Yan — 389 — Toll Plank Road
Site of #1 Toll Gate House. Branchport & Penn Yan Plank Road Company built 8 mile Toll Road in 1849. Burned April 1879 ending the Tolls — Map (db m107562) HM
Ohio (Seneca County), Tiffin — 12-74 — Founding of Tiffin
In 1822 Josiah Hedges purchased the land that would become Tiffin from the Delaware Land Office. By March, this land, situated across the Sandusky River from old Fort Ball (War of 1812) was surveyed and platted by General James Hedges, the brother . . . — Map (db m119964) HM

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