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Historical Markers in Postal Code 14712

 
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By Mike Wintermantel
Bemus Point Hotels Marker
New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point Hotels
On Lakeside Drive at Lenhart Drive, on the right when traveling east on Lakeside Drive.
Between 1871 and 1880 four separate hotels were constructed on Lakeside Drive: Felton House; Columbian Inn; Mason House; and the Hotel Lenhart. — Map (db m97612) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point Library 1908-1967
On Center Street (New York State Route 430) 0.1 miles north of Grove Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
First library built on land donated by Elizabeth Bemus, librarian & study club founder chartered by NYS in 1910. — Map (db m97613) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Train Depot
On Center Street (New York State Route 430) 0.1 miles north of Grove Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Built by the Chautauqua Lake Railway. Later used by the J.W & N.W. electric trolley line. 1887-1950. — Map (db m97614) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Farming and Industrial Development
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at Interstate 86, on the right when traveling east on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
Farming and Industrial Development Ice harvesting on the county's lakes provided employment for farmers in the winter months. This ice was stored in large warehouses, and straw provided insulation to keep it intact even during the summer. . . . — Map (db m122285) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — The Land Around Us
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at 86 East, on the right on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
The Land Around Us Farmhouse/Settlement Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. By the end of the 1700's the Holland Land Company was operating in western New York, including Chautauqua County. The first permanent European . . . — Map (db m117555) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Transportation
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at Interstate 86, on the right when traveling east on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
Transportation Bemus Point/Stow Ferry Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. Flat boats made from locally cut timber carries goods from Chautauqua Lake to the country's interior. the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry began operating in . . . — Map (db m117562) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — What Does "Chautauqua" Mean?
On Chautauqua Lake Rest Area at Interstate 86, on the right when traveling east on Chautauqua Lake Rest Area.
What Does "Chautauqua" Mean? Chautauqua Institution Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. The term "Chautauqua" has come to be associated with the Chautauqua Movement which grew from the county's own Chautauqua Institution. The . . . — Map (db m117561) HM

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