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Cortland County New York Historical Markers

 
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November 24, 2015
Early Sawmill Marker
New York (Cortland County), Cincinnatus — 241 — Early Sawmill
On this site 1814-ca. 1898 home of Heil Tanner included gristmill and cider mill. Property in family until 1995 — Map (db m133160) HM
New York (Cortland County), Cortland — American Revolutionary War Memorial
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street.
In memory of those patriots now buried in Cortland County who fought for the Independence of their Country in the War of The American Revolution Erected by the Tioughnioga Chapter of the Daughters of the American . . . — Map (db m116798) WM
New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Civil War Memorial
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street.

Centennial offering of Cortland County, to the memory of those who fought in defense of the Union. 1861. 1865. — Map (db m126614) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Cortland County Civil War Honored Dead
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

Civil War Cortland County Killed in Action

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m126619) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Cortland County Vietnam War Memorial
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

Vietnam Memorial Dedicated to Cortland County Veterans

R.I.P. SGT. R. William Byrnes - U.S.A. U.T.C.N. John Phillip Vandusen - U.S.N. SP/5 Ernest Melvin Plattner - U.S.A. Sgt. John A. Patriarco Jr. - U.S.A.F. SP/4 Bishop . . . — Map (db m126623) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Cortland County Women Veterans Memorial
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Church Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

Dedicated to the Women of Cortland County who served their country in war and peace — Map (db m126618) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Cortland County Women's Veterans Memorial
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

[Honor Roll of Veterans]

[Armed Services' Emblems] — Map (db m126616) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Cortland County World War I Honored Dead
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Church Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

Cortland County World War I Killed in Action

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m126621) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Cortland County World War II Honored Dead
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

Cortland County World War II Killed in Action

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m126620) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Korean War • Honor Roll • Vietnam War
On Main Street south of Court Street, on the right when traveling south.
Cortland County servicemen who gave their lives for their country

Korea Natalie Arena • Roger L. Brown • David Cashion Joseph Christmas • John Dalola, Jr. • John F. Favaloro Richard M. Fitzgerald • Ivan J. Greenwood • Abner C. . . . — Map (db m126553) HM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Korean War Honored Dead
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

This memorial has been erected by a grateful community to the memory of our Korean dead

Roger L. Brown • Robert W. Hickman David J. Cashion • Donald Mayerle Joseph P. Christmas • Francis P. Odinek John Dalola, Jr. • Robert . . . — Map (db m126622) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Lt. James W. Wilson
On Church Street (U.S. 11) at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street.

In memory of U.S. Air Force pilot Lt. James W. Wilson who sacrificed his life for the citizens of Cortland Sept. 6, 1952 ———————————— POW/MIA Freedom . . . — Map (db m126617) WM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Port Watson
On Port Watson Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.
Port Watson Founded by Elkanah Watson About 1805. Mills, Brewery Rope Walk. Sent Arks, Rafts Cargoes to Penna. Absorbed By Cortland in 1867 — Map (db m25425) HM
New York (Cortland County), Cortland — World War II Memorial — In Memoriam
On Main Street south of Court Street, on the right when traveling south.

Cortland County servicemen who lost their lives during W.W. II

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m126559) HM

New York (Cortland County), Cortland — World War Memorial

Lest We Forget Cortland County's Sons and Daughters Who Served In The World War — Map (db m126624) WM

New York (Cortland County), Glen Haven — Glen Haven
On Glen Haven Road 0.2 miles west of East Lake Road, on the left when traveling west.
School and Public Library shingle architecture Ehrick Rossiter architect 1901-1968 Glen Haven Historical Society — Map (db m91043) HM
New York (Cortland County), Glen Haven — Site of Glen Haven House
On Glen Haven Road 0.3 miles west of East Lake Road, on the left when traveling north.
Site Of Glen Haven House which in 1845 was converted into Glen Haven Sanitarium destroyed to protect Syracuse Water supply State Education Department 1932 — Map (db m91039)
New York (Cortland County), Homer — 244 — Birthplace Of Andrew Dickson White
On South Main Street.
November 7, 1832. Cofounder & first President of Cornell University 1866-1885. — Map (db m133178) HM
New York (Cortland County), Homer — 289 — Birthplace of Dr. James Henry Salisbury
On Stevens Road, on the left when traveling north.
Dr. James Henry Salisbury 1823. Pioneer in germ theory research. Invented salisbury steak to combat illness in Civil War soldiers. — Map (db m128005) HM
New York (Cortland County), Marathon — 1820 Peck Block
On Broome Street (U.S. 11) at Main Street (New York State Route 221), on the right when traveling north on Broome Street.

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
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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
On Broome Street (U.S. 11) south of Main Street (New York State Route 221), on the left when traveling south.

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
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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 Hunt — 1711 - 1808
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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 Block — 1886 - 1967
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) at Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling west on Main Street.

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
On East Main Street (County Route 221), on the right when traveling east.
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
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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
On Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.

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

New York (Cortland County), Truxton — John J. McGraw Memorial
On Main Street at Academy Street on Main Street.
In memory of John J. McGraw, born in Truxton April 7, 1873, died Feb. 25, 1934. A great American, one of baseball's immortals dynamic leader of the New York Giants for thirty years — Map (db m70856) HM

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