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By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
1820 Peck Block Marker
New York (Cortland County), Marathon — 1820 Peck Block

Burned rebuilt 1854 3 floor Seamans Bros owned 1890 to 1920 W F Allen Block burned 1938 built store station Frost 1985 Antiques 1990 — Map (db m131028) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — A.C. Baker & Son

Site of furniture store 1895 A Quality Shop 1965 Home furnishings jewelry silverware appliances began undertaking 1895 — Map (db m131023) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Brink's Tavern

Founded in 1799 by Abraham Brink, second settler in vicinity. An area landmark and the forerunner of the present Three Bear Inn. — Map (db m131026) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Civil War Memorial

Dedicated May 30, 1893, to the memory of those who fought for the preservation of the Union. 1861 — 1865

Comrades

G.A.R. - F.C. & L. - W.R.C — Map (db m131032) WM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Dr. Japheth Hunt1711 - 1808

Retired Army surgeon First Marathon settler arrived with family 1794 by canoes, up Tioughnioga [River] — Map (db m131029) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — First Baptist Church Bell

Presented to the First Baptist Church of Marathon village, by Mrs. D. E. Whitmore, April 23-1901. ———————————— The Carillon of Bells is dedicated to the . . . — Map (db m131022) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Flag Pole

Made in Marathon, NY by Climax Company, erected by Sons of Veterans of the Civil War, 1914 Original pole was 110 feet with arrow weather vane.

*Restored and Rededicated September 8, 2007*

Those who unselfishly gave of their time, . . . — Map (db m131030) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Hulbert's Block1886 - 1967

70' x 55' with 3 floors 1st Three pleasant stores 2nd George A. Hulbert res. 3rd An elegant opera house — Map (db m131024) HM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Peck Library
Library and 600 Seat Opera House Constructed May 1894 To May 1895. Willed to the People of Martathon by Mrs. Mercena Brink Peck A.D. 1891 — Map (db m28799) HM
New York (Cortland County), Marathon — Vietnam War Memorial

In honor of the men and women of this community who served their country during the Vietnam Conflict.

In memory of those who gave their lives for God and Country.

Darrell A. Cameron • Clifford Eaton Eugene Henry • Ernest M. . . . — Map (db m131033) WM

New York (Cortland County), Marathon — War Memorial

In honor of the men and women of this community who served their country during World War I☆World War II☆Korean War and In memory of those who gave their lives for God and Country

1917· ·World War I· . . . — Map (db m131048) WM


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