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By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
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New York (Franklin County), Bangor — Bangor's First Settler
Bangor's First Settler Joseph Plumb, Revolutionary soldier, came from Brattleboro, VT. to this farm, with oxen yoked on a sled. — Map (db m79176) HM
New York (Franklin County), Bangor — Floyd F. Malette
born May 29, 1898, killed in action Oct. 18, 1918, in battle at La Selle River, enlisted April 18, 1917, Co. K, 1st Infantry, 27th Division, U.S.A. 107th Infantry. — Map (db m78991) WM
New York (Franklin County), Bangor — In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes 1861-1865.
1897 In Memory Of Our Fallen Heroes. 1851-1865. BANGOR — Map (db m78908) WM
New York (Franklin County), Bangor — World War II
World War II Milford Carbino Kenneth Harwood Morris Monica Wayne Peck — Map (db m78992) WM
New York (Franklin County), Brainardsville — Catalan Forge
On this site was built in 1874 the world's largest Catalan Forge abandoned in 1893. — Map (db m57267) HM
New York (Franklin County), Brushton — Chalybeate Springs
★ Chalybeate Springs Famous in the 1800's. Excursion trains to these mineral springs brought many seeking their therapeutic value. Mi. N. — Map (db m79133) HM
New York (Franklin County), Constable — Man Homestead
Man Homestead Occupied by Dr. Albon and Alric Man, brothers, from Vermont 1802. House built prior to 1810. Both officers in War of 1812 — Map (db m79177) HM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — Fort Covington New York 1790
First named French Mills in the 1790's by immigrant settlers who came from lower Canada to work in the Robertson and Buchanan Mills on the Salmon River. In 1817 it was renamed Fort Covington in honor of Brigadier General Leonard Covington, who died . . . — Map (db m79371) HM WM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — Fort Covington, New York
Fort Covington, New York First called "French Mills". In 1812 changed to its present name in honor of Brig. Gen'l. Leonard Covington who lost his life in the War of 1812. — Map (db m79372) HM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — On This Building Site was Headquarters of General Jacob Brown
On this building site was the headquarters of General Jacob Brown American Army officer during winter of 1813-14 in War of 1812 — Map (db m79206) WM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — On This Site was Built in 1812 a Blockhouse
On this site was built in 1812 a blockhouse used to shelter sick and wounded after the retreat from Chryslers Field in 1813 — Map (db m79370) HM WM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — This Memorial is Dedicated by the Town of Ft. Covington
This memorial is dedicated by the Town of Ft. Covington to all who fought to obtain and preserve the freedom of this great nation — Map (db m79249) WM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — War of 1812
War of 1812 Site of winter quarters of General Wilkinson's Army after defeat at Chrysler's Field in War of 1812. — Map (db m79273) HM WM
New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — War of 1812
War of 1812 On this site, a former hotel, was held the funeral of Brig. Gen'l. Leonard Covington, a casualty of the Battle of Chrysler's Field. — Map (db m79369) HM WM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Almanzo Wilder
Home of Almanzo Wilder from 1857-c.1875. His boyhood experiences here described by his wife Laura Ingalls Wilder, the writer, in Farmer Boy. — Map (db m57266) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Arsenal Green
Deeded to state 1812 for public parade ground. Used on training days. Stone arsenal built 1812, remained until about 1855 — Map (db m57265) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Congregational Church
Organized 1807. First church building in county 1826: Second 1856: Present 1883. First pastor, Ashbel Parmelee — Map (db m57264) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Foote Tavern
Site of Foote Tavern 1807-13: U.S. Hospital 1813-14. Original House moved to Franklin Street 1892 and site used for Armory — Map (db m57261) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Franklin Co. Fair
Held here since 1852 and described by L.I. Wilder in Farmer Boy. Marshalling site for two Irish Fenian invasions of Canada. — Map (db m57179) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Historic Malone Star of the North
SETTLEMENT On this site, known as 'The Center', the village that became Malone was first settled in 1802. Harison Academy, the first public building, was erected in 1806 on land donated by the community's proprietor, Richard Harison, Esq. In . . . — Map (db m78997) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Home of William Almon Wheeler
Home of William Almon Wheeler 1819-87; attorney, banker, Assemblyman, State Senator, Congressman, Vice-President of United States 1877-81. — Map (db m78983) HM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — Non Sibi Sed Patriae Malone Civil War Monument
Non Sibi Sed Patriae 1893. January 1, 1863. Emancipation {Translation: Not for himself but for his country}Map (db m78910) WM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — The Congressional Medal of Honor
The highest United States military decoration, awarded by the President in the name of Congress to members of the armed forces for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidy against the enemy, at risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty. The medal . . . — Map (db m78914) WM
New York (Franklin County), Malone — To the Memory of All Men of Franklin County, N.Y.
To the memory of all men of Franklin County, N.Y. who gave their lives in the World War — Map (db m78984) WM
New York (Franklin County), Moira — Site of First Starch Factory
Site of first Starch Factory in Town of Moira. Built 1851 by Col. C. A. Stone and Capt. Wm. A. Tupper — Map (db m79118) HM
New York (Franklin County), Moira — Site of Home, Luther Bradish
Site of Home Luther Bradish Lt. Gov. New York 1838-40 Speaker of Assembly in 1838 Special United States Envoy to Constantinople, 1820 — Map (db m79117) HM
New York (Franklin County), Moira — T38 Jet Trainer
T38 Jet Trainer Place in service - 1961, Decommissioned - 1994 Built by Northrup corp. 46ft. 4 1/2 in. long 12ft. 10 1/2 in. high 25ft. 3in. wingspan Speed - 812 mph —————— Dedicated November 1996 to all . . . — Map (db m79132) HM
New York (Franklin County), Moira — Union Church
Union Church Erected here about 1833 by Christian and M. E. denominations First church in county Present church built 1867 — Map (db m79115) HM
New York (Franklin County), Paul Smiths — Forest Fire 1885 - 1935
During October 1908 DeBar Mt. was burned over by a forest fire that extended to 6,000 acres. Prevent forest fires. — Map (db m57180) HM
New York (Franklin County), Paul Smiths — Pettis' Grave
C. R. Pettis, Supt. State Forests 1910-1927 "Father Of Reforestation" In New York" Is Buried In The Adjacent Cemetery. — Map (db m75695) HM
New York (Franklin County), Paul Smiths — The Site of Camp S-60 Barnum Pond - Town of Brighton 1933-1942
The Site of Camp S-60 Barnum Pond - Town of Brighton 1933-1942 U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps Company 220 Paul Smiths, N.Y. Honored for these accomp[lishments: Fought fires, helped build Meacham Lake and Fish Creek Campsites, . . . — Map (db m57181) HM
New York (Franklin County), Saranac Lake — Wilderness Lady
Martha Reben 1911-1964 Her life here and her books about the Adirondacks inspired many. — Map (db m57312) HM
New York (Franklin County), St. Regis Mohawk Reservation — Akwesasne (AH kwey ZAH sney) An Enduring Native Culture
Cultural Heritage- Ancient cultures flourished on abundant natural resources along the Seaway Trail. First Inhabitants Native people have lived here for thousands of years, using the natural resources found on land and in water. . . . — Map (db m79279) HM
New York (Franklin County), Tupper Lake — Bernhard E. Fernow
This Forest Plantation and Trail dedicated to Bernhard E. Fernow, 1851-1923. “I have been unusually lucky to see the results of my work. I have been a plowman who hardly expected to see the crop greening, yet fate has been good to me in . . . — Map (db m1056) HM
New York (Franklin County), Tupper Lake — The Big Mill
Here stood, from 1890-1930, the North Country's largest sawmill built by John Hurd. It had the longest bandsaw in the world and twice broke the world's record for lumber sawed in a day.

The Santa Clara Lumber Co. was its main operator. Hundreds . . . — Map (db m57118) HM

New York (Franklin County), Westville — In Honor of Those Who Served Our Country
In honor of those who served our country in World War II — Map (db m79190) WM
New York (Franklin County), Westville — Site of First Church in Westville
Site of first church in Westville Westville Free Church Erected in 1837 — Map (db m79186) HM
New York (Franklin County), Westville — To The Memory of Westville Soldiers
To the memory of Westville soldiers who served in the World War — Map (db m79188) WM

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