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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
Lewis Miller Cottage & Marker
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Lewis Miller Cottage
Lewis Miller Cottage, Chautauqua Institution has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark. Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemmorating or . . . — Map (db m117533) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Miller Park
This sylvan tract known as Miller Park honors the memory of Lewis Miller, co-founder in 1874 with Methodist Bishop John Heyl Vincent of the Chautauqua Assembly now known as Chautauqua Institution. Like that of Lewis Miller himself, the history of . . . — Map (db m117532) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Palestine ParkA Continuing Tradition
At the founding of Chautauqua in 1874, John Heyl Vincent assigned to Dr. W.W. Wythe the task of creating Palestine Park, starting with a makeshift temporary wooden model. The park has evolved to its present permanent location and depicts the . . . — Map (db m117529) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Pier Building
Pier Building 1886 - 1916 Replacing the old wharf, the pier building stood three stories high, with ticket, baggage and dock offices in the first floor, shops and an observation veranda on the second floor, and dorms and classrooms on the third . . . — Map (db m117530) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Pioneer Home
Pioneer Home June, 1806 William and Mehitable Wing Prendergast and family settled in a log house. Sons notable in county history. — Map (db m117534) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — This Tower
This tower erected in 1911 by the contributions of many Chautauquans, is a memoral to Lewis Miller one of the founders of Chautauqua. In his honor, four additional bells and a new console have been added to the tower by members of the . . . — Map (db m117531) HM

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