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Tioga County New York Historical Markers

 
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By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
Berkshire Marker
New York (Tioga County), Berkshire — Berkshire
This part of Boston Purchase deeds of partition 1789 settled mostly by pioneers from Berkshire, Co. Mass. 1790-1791 — Map (db m77927) HM
New York (Tioga County), Owego — Hiawatha Bridge
Erected 1968 Named in commemoration of the Indian Sachem Hiawatha of the Iroquois Nation — Map (db m41580) HM
New York (Tioga County), Owego — 369 — Home Of
Elizabeth Brown Chatfield suffragist and secretary to Susan B. Anthony who stayed here March 28 1894 while on speaking tour. — Map (db m132759) HM
New York (Tioga County), Owego — 309 — World War II
Home of "Shangri-La WAC" Cpl. Margaret J. Hastings who survived 47 days in New Guinea jungle after May 13, 1945 plane crash — Map (db m128006) HM
New York (Tioga County), Richford — Early Turnpike
Commission of 1797: - “To Lay Out the Road Leading from Cattskill Landing – to Catherinestown in the County of Tioga.” — Map (db m76140) HM
New York (Tioga County), Richford — First Church
Organized 1821, Built 1823 by Puritan Settlers. Rebuilt in 1854. Original Bell Now in Use. — Map (db m76144) HM
New York (Tioga County), Richford — Public Square
Granted by deed to the Town of Richford by the pioneers Ezek. Rich and Stephen Wells October 9, 1821 — Map (db m76142) HM
New York (Tioga County), Richford — The Old Abbey
Built in 1813 by Samuel Smith who kept a Tavern here The Richford Post Office Established here in 1830 — Map (db m76143) HM

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