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Lyons, New York Historical Markers

 
Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 55 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 55 Marker
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — 7 — Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 55H.G. Hotchkiss Peppermint Company — Rochester, Syracuse & Eastern Rail Road
Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 55, Lyons, New York H.G. Hotchkiss Peppermint Company Rochester, Syracuse & Eastern Rail Road Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal, Wayne County, New York Enlarged Erie Canal (1840-1905) Lock E-55, located just east . . . — Map (db m117683) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — First School
First School A log school house was built on this site before 1808. Brick structure replacing it was used as a Catholic Church. — Map (db m117687) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — G. Winston Dobbins Memorial Parkand Mural Winston's Dream
G. Winston Dobbins Memorial Park and Mural Winston's Dream Dedicated June 14, 2007 This site is more than a landmark in history. It is a community victory! In April of 2006 discarded furniture, old tires, scrap metal, and assorted rubbish filled . . . — Map (db m117673) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Gratefully Dedicated
Air Force Gratefully dedicated to the lasting memory of all the men and women of the village and town of Lyons who have served honorably in the armed forces of the United States of America in peace and war. Army Navy POW★MIA You are . . . — Map (db m117666) WM
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 — H.G. Hotchkiss Peppermint Mural
H.G. Hotchkiss Peppermint Mural Artist: Dawn Jordan July 2009 Mural #7 In this mural Dawn Jordan depicts the "essence” of the business operations which at one time produced the world famous Hotchkiss Peppermint Oil. Included . . . — Map (db m117671) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — H.G. Hotchkiss/Hotchkiss Essential Oils
Hotchkiss Essential Oils Essential Oil- an oil is essential in that it carries a distinctive scent or essence of a plant PEPPERMINT - a hybrid plant which is a cross between watermint and spearmint used to make oil: sometimes regarded as . . . — Map (db m117678) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Honor Roll
World War I Rudolph Cataldi Bert Collins Robert Guenthner Irving Martin Elmer Pflug Frank Schlieman Edward Walsh World War II Marl Blanch Michael Cassavino William Hess Loius Justino Albert Kline Norman Lanscaster . . . — Map (db m132027) WM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — It is 1880 and You are Riding on a Packet Boat
It is 1880 and you are riding on a packet boat through Lyons, New York; as you pass and through Lock 55 the air is thick with the smell of peppermint oil having just been loaded for shipment by the Hotchkiss Building. Your packet boat just turned . . . — Map (db m117658) 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), Lyons — Memorial
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New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Mildred Taylor
Mildred Taylor 1905-1981. Member of NYS Assemby from 1946-1960. First woman appointed to Assembly Ways and Means Committee. — Map (db m117664) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Naming of Lyons
Naming of Lyons About 1795 near this spot the river-view resembling that of Lyons, France, led Charles Williamson to rename "The Forks" settlement - Lyons. — Map (db m117635) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Site of Daniel Dorsey Warehouse
Here convened first session of Genesee Conference Methodist Church July 20, 1810. Bishop Francis Asbury presided. Bishop William McKendree was present. 68 ministers appointed to circuits. — Map (db m131887) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Taylor Memorial Park
Taylor Memorial Park Gift to the Village of Lyons in memory of William Taylor 1844-1918 by his son Myron C. Taylor 1932 — Map (db m117663) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — The Bank
On this site in 1838 was erected a building known until 1929 as "The Bank." Built by The Bank of Lyons, it was occupied by: The Sisson Bank 1846 D. Chapman & Co. 1850 Charles Demmon, banker 1861 Gavitt & Murdock 1866 Saxon B. Gavitt, banker 1871 . . . — Map (db m131904) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — The Lyons Drydock
The Lyons Drydock Thee Lyons drydock, located just west of the village was the last drydock built on the New York State Canal System after nearly a century of improvements. Drydocks like the one at Lyons were needed so that canal boats . . . — Map (db m117654) HM
New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Wayne County Historical SocietyMuseum of Wayne County History
Wayne County Historical Society Museum of Wayne County History Since 1962, the Wayne County Historical Society has operated the Museum of Wayne County History, a 17 room exhibition space - formerly the Wayne County Jail and Sheriff's residence. . . . — Map (db m117685) HM

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