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Greenville, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2019
Benjamin Spees Marker
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Benjamin Spees
Settled here in 1791 in a log cabin built by a Tory — Map (db m129502) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Early Sawmill
Owned and operated by Eleazer Knowles stood on this site — Map (db m129488) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Edwin L. Drake
Pioneer in U.S. oil industry drilled first oil well in Titusville, PA Aug. 27, 1859 Born Greenville, NY Mar. 29, 1819 Died Bethlehem, PA Nov. 8, 1880. — Map (db m129492) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — First School
Cabin built of logs stood on this site. First teacher was a son of Rev. Beriah Hotchkin — Map (db m131669) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Greenville
1803 town taken from Freehold and Coxsackie, called Greenfield, first town meeting held 1809 Named Greenville — Map (db m129490) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Grist Mill
Grist mill erected here in 1785 by David Hickcock and Davis Denning — Map (db m129489) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Talmage-Atwater
Home of families for 170 years. Built in 1792. — Map (db m129495) HM

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