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By Steve Stoessel, July 13, 2019
Lewis War Veterans Marker
New York (Essex County), Lewis — Atlas F Missle Silo Site in Lewis, NY and War Veterans
Cold War- In 1962 the United States constructed 12 Atlas F Missile Silos in the mountains of upstate New York. They were designed to strike Russia in the event of nuclear war. One was installed in Lewis, NY. At 52-feet wide and 176-feet deep, this . . . — Map (db m136670) HM WM
New York (Essex County), Lewis — 341 — Inez Milholland
Lived and buried near here. Astride a white horse, led 1913 Suffrage Parade in Washington DC. Died at age 30 campaigning for women's right to vote. — Map (db m136667) HM
New York (Essex County), Lewis — 3 — Lewis Hotel and Central School
The Village of Lewis started to be developed in 1818. One of the first buildings was the Lewis Hotel owned and operated by David Sykes. It was located on the corner where Route 9 meets Fox Run Road until it burned down on October 1, 1961. The . . . — Map (db m136840) HM
New York (Essex County), Lewis — 5 — Maccabee Hall and Other Lewis Landmarks
Maccabee Hall was a space developed to hold meetings of the Knights and Ladies of the Maccabees. The Maccabees were a Jewish religious group that provided insurance.and was active in issues of fairness. In 1915 the Ladies of Maccabees changed to the . . . — Map (db m136850) HM
New York (Essex County), Lewis — Town of Lewis Veterans Park
Dedicated to all in this community who served in the armed forces during times of war and peace. names were not transcribedMap (db m136679) WM

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