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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
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Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Private Alexander Watson
Erected to the memory of Private Alexander Watson, 90th Winnipeg Batt. Rifles, Canadian volunteers, and his companions in arms, who fell in battle during the rebellion in the N.W.T., A.D. 1885. "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori." Lt.-Col. . . . — Map (db m76338) WM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — The Founding of St. Catharines
Before this region was settled, several Indian trails intersected here at a ford in Twelve Mile Creek. They were improved by early settlers and a church was erected at the crossroads by 1798. A tavern soon followed and a settlement, known as St. . . . — Map (db m76092) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — The Welland Canals and the St. Lawrence Seaway System
The Welland Ship Canal is the fourth in a series of successively larger canals that were built to join Lakes Ontario and Erie - the first being completed in 1829. The present Canal was opened in 1932. It forms part of the St. Lawrence Seaway/Great . . . — Map (db m76328) HM
New Hampshire (Belknap County), Tilton — Soldiers' Monument
Soldiers' Monument — Map (db m97153) WM
New Hampshire (Belknap County), Tilton — The Tilton Mills — Tilton Riverfront Park
Situated on the Winnipesaukee River, the town of Tilton was a prime location for a variety of mills in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The products produced in Tilton during the height of the mill manufacuring period included . . . — Map (db m97228) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), Bartlett — 109 — Lady Blanche House
This rustic cottage was once the home of Thomas Murphy and his wife, Lady Blanche, daughter of the Earl of Gainsborough. Thomas was the organist at the church on the Earl's estate. The commoner and the lady eloped to America, where Thomas taught at . . . — Map (db m77640) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), Conway — In Memory of Joseph Laurent — Abenaki Chief
Author of Abenaki & English Dialogues Born 1839 —— Died 1917 St. Francis Indian Reserve, Odanak, Quebec In 1884 he led back to the land of their fathers a group of Abenaki and Sokoki Indians and established here in the woods of . . . — Map (db m78682) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — Caboose CV-4011
This caboose was built in the year 1910 at the Central Vermont Railway shops in St. Albans, Vermont. It later was modified with a steel underframe about 1925. Most of its 60 years of service were spent in southern New England on the Central . . . — Map (db m79065) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — Freight House
This freight house was built about 1872 by the Portsmouth, Great Falls & Conway Railroad. This building became the commercial center of the growing village of North Conway, as box car loads of supplies for the local merchants and farmers were . . . — Map (db m78344) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — Maine Central Instruction Car No. 2001
In 1914 the Pullman Company built this all steel car as a 87 seat coach-smoker for the Maine Central Railroad. It started out as Maine Central No. 252, and was later renumbered 209 with seating capacity reduced to 73, with 11 seats in the smoking . . . — Map (db m78343) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — Schouler Park
By vote of the Conway town meeting of 1924 the $3,000 bequest of Dr. James Schouler was used to buy this land from the Boston and Maine Railroad. It was deeded to the town on express condition that it be used only for a public park, and named . . . — Map (db m78325) HM
New York (Allegany County), Alfred — The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at the Allen-Steinheim Museum
Dedicated October 6, 1997. The Allen-Steinheim Museum was built between 1876 and 1890 by Alfred University's second president, Jonathan Allen. A natural history museum, the Gothic ediface was built from approximately 8,000 different specimens of . . . — Map (db m75795) HM
New York (Allegany County), Alfred — This Statue of King Alfred The Great — (A.D. 849-899)
was provided through the generosity of Stephen Clarke Saunders '58 and Barbara Potter Saunders '60, and was dedicated in September 1990 as a remembrance of the heritage of Alfred University and as a memorial to the "Education King." William . . . — Map (db m75759) HM
New York (Allegany County), Belfast — Belfast Civil War Monument
(front) In honor of our soldiers the defenders of the Union Civil War 1861 - 1865 Gettysburg (right) Sixth New York Cavalry Five Forks (rear) Enlisted from Allen, N.Y. Wilderness (left) First . . . — Map (db m75785) WM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Red House — Civilian Conservation Corps
1933-1942 Allegany State Park - Salamanca, New York Camp SP-50 - Red House - Company 1250 Camp SP-51 - Red House - Company 249 Camp SP-19 - Red House - Company 2218 Dedicated this 7th day of October 1990 to the memory of those young men . . . — Map (db m77525) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Red House — Stoddard Hollow
On this site in 1859, the first log house was built on what is now known as Allegany State Park. It was built by Giles Stoddard Jr., and his wife Sarah Niles Card on 132 acres then known as Stoddard's Hollow. Giles Stoddard Jr. help[ed] fell the . . . — Map (db m98119) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — David Munson Osborne Memorial City Hall
David Munson Osborne Memorial City Hall Opened 1930- Henry Shepley, architect. Donated by Helen Osborne Storrow and Emily Osborne Harris in memory of their father, D.M. Osborne. — Map (db m88391) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward
Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward who as a young Auburn lawyer practiced law in Cayuga County Court House. He rose to become governor of New York, United States Senator, Secretary of State under Lincoln and Johnson. He was Lincoln's . . . — Map (db m88355) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — John Foster Dulles — Born 1888 - Died 1959
John Foster Dulles Born 1888 - Died 1959 Resided in this house. Secretary of State in cabinet of President Dwight D. Eisenhower — Map (db m88461) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — The Moral of War
[left] The Moral of War In War: Resolution In Defeat: Definace In Victory: Magnanimity In Peace: Goodwill Winston Spencer Churchill ———————— This memorial is dedicated as a perpetual reminder . . . — Map (db m88221) WM
New York (Cayuga County), Meridian — In Memory of Abner Hollister
For many years a Magistrate of this Town & County. The founder of this Village and this Church which he served with christian fidelity as ruling Elder from the time of its organization until his death. Born at Glastonbury Conn. Sept. 26, 1782, . . . — Map (db m83813) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Early Aqueduct
Early Aqueduct This towpath leads to the Richmond Aqueduct built 1849 second largest aqueduct carrying Erie Canal waters over the Seneca River. — Map (db m83562) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
The mules that pulled boats along the Erie Canal were cared for here, fed and shoed. — Map (db m103563) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Weedsport — Town of Brutus
Town of Brutus Formed from Aurelius 1802. First settlement in town made by Aaron Frost in 1795; he built the first grist mill. — Map (db m87902) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Arkwright — The First Town Meeting
The first town meeting in Arkwright was held on this site May 2, 1830 in the home of Simeon Clinton. — Map (db m105665) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Cherry Creek — These Mill Stones
These mill stones came from Connecticut. Drawn to Cherry Creek by oxen 1837. Solomon Hinche purchased the property from Noah Wheeler. The property had a mill called Hinche Mill. Henry and Bertha Peters purchased the Hinche property. The stones were . . . — Map (db m105743) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dunkirk Lighthouse
Dunkirk Lighthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The Interior Built 1875 — Map (db m51904) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — The Lighthouse Service
Established in 1789, the U.S. Lighthouse Service maintained lighthouses and a district headquarters in Buffalo until it was absorbed by the Coast Guard in 1939. Tenth District, long under the command of District Lighthouse Superintendent Roscoe . . . — Map (db m84334) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Gerry — Town of Gerry Veterans Memorial
Town of Gerry Veterans Memorial Honoring our men and women who served in the armed forces. — Map (db m94886) WM
New York (Chautauqua County), Hanover — Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood — 1831-1922
Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood 1831-1922 Pen Founder of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution — Map (db m105652) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Bank
Site of the First Bank in this county "The Chautauque County Bank" Erected 1831 Burned 1861 It greatly aided the early development of the entire region. — Map (db m94855) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Furniture Factory — 1825
First Furniture Factory 1825 On this site William and John Breed constructed the first building for the Manufacture of furniture. — Map (db m94820) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Jamestown Oak
Jamestown Oak Named to the New York State Historic Tree Registry, the white oak at this site sprouted about 1820 and saw the growth of the community. — Map (db m94773) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Stage Stop — 1823
Stage Stop 1823 Site of the Ballard Tavern, opened in 1818. It became the stop for the Jamestown-Mayville statgecoach line operated by Capt. Gilbert Ballard beginning in 1823. — Map (db m94837) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Tew Mansion — Jamestown Architectural Heritage
Jamestown Architectural Heritage 413 N. Main Street Second Empire Designed by Milton Earl Beebe Buffalo Architect Built in 1881 - 1882 for George Washington Tew President of City National Bank in 1880 Tew Mansion was later purchased by . . . — Map (db m94873) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The Car Barns
The Car Barns Remaining building of a complex built to house the trolley car fleet and later the buses which served the Jamestown area from 1884 to 1976. — Map (db m94854) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — The First Theater
The First Theater Site of Allen's Opera House a frame structure, 100 feet by 60 feet seating up to 1500 Abner E. Allen, proprietor Opened September 3, 1874 Destroyed by fire January 21, 1881 — Map (db m94777) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — West Third Street Bridge — 1925 - 1926
. . . — Map (db m94856) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Lakewood — The Packards
The Packards are memorialized in Lakewood for their community spirit and for their generous gifts toward village improvement. They came in the late 1880's as summer visitors. After building their mansion in 1912, they became full time and . . . — Map (db m105939) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Mayville Station — A Transportation Hub — History of the Coast
The serene scene of today is nothing like the frenzied activity that once took place here. Travelers switched from train to steamboat to trolley on trips to attractions along Chautauqua Lake. The present station was built on this site in 1924 . . . — Map (db m105752) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Villenova — In Honor of All Those Citizens
In honor of all those citizens of the Town of Villenova who have served in the military service for the U.S.A. — Map (db m105726) WM
New York (Erie County), Amherst — Transit Road Church — C. 1854
[photo] Church on original site. This church, originally Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, was constructed in approximately 1854, when the first baptism and marriage were recorded. It was located on Transit Road near Muegel Road, north of the . . . — Map (db m83405) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — "The Black Rock"
The black rock that gave this area its name was located in the Niagara River at the bend of the present day Niagara Street, near School Street, north of where the Peace Bridge is now situated. Comprised of Onondaga limestone, the rock ledge jutted . . . — Map (db m98187) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Buffalo Main & Harbor Lights
An Outdoor Lighthouse Museum. Buffalo's complex harbor system has showcased many unique lights. Scan the harbor for the existing lights shown in this artist's conception. The lights shown as transparent have been demolished or moved to another . . . — Map (db m85226) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Buffalo Zoo — Growing with the City
Menagerie to Habitat. The Buffalo Zoo, like other modern zoos, has become an educational facility that focuses on conservation and reproduction of endangered species. The Zoo has reintroduced some endangered animals to their native habitats. Today's . . . — Map (db m75074) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Buffalo's Olmsted Parks — A System of Parks & Parkways — Architecture of the Coast
Parks, Circles, and Parkways: These 'Greenspaces' were inspired by the 'City Beautiful' movement of the late 1800s, an attempt to correct the blighted condition of many industrial cities and make them more liveable through better design. Circles: . . . — Map (db m80367) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Central Presbyterian Church
Central Presbyterian Church Founded November 14, 1835 Moved to this site May 7, 1910 — Map (db m81140) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Charles R. Turner
. . . — Map (db m92786) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Corpus Christi Church Complex
Corpus Christi Church Complex has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2007 — Map (db m81341) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Dedicated to the Men of the 102nd Separate Battalion Coast Artillery Anti-Aircraft
This unit was formed from 2nd Squadron 121st Cavalry NYRG serving Feb. 1928 to October 1940 at Buffalo, N.Y. The unit was converted and redesignated 102nd Separate Battalion Coast Artillery (AA) Oct. 1940 Unit inducted into Federal Service Jan. . . . — Map (db m84627) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Dedicated with Respect
Dedicated with Respect to World War II & Korean Veterans Erected throught the efforts of The AMVETS Post No 209 Remember Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 [back] In memory of Leo D. and Dorothy K. Gomlak for outstanding service to nation . . . — Map (db m92958) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Erected by the Grateful People
Erected by the grateful people of the 21st Ward in memory of these, our heroes, who gave their lives for our country and in honor of our soldiers and sailors in the World War

Emil D.M. Ailing ∙ Frederick Ailing ∙ Daniel W. . . . — Map (db m80452) WM

New York (Erie County), Buffalo — General Daniel Davidson Bidwell
Commanding Third Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps. Killed at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. This statue was erected and presented to the City of Buffalo through funds raised by the General Daniel Davidson Bidwell Memorial . . . — Map (db m80407) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — In Memory of the Sons and Daughters
In memory of the sons and daughters of this community who served in the armed forces of our country to preserve our heritage, our freedom, and our way of life during World War II and Korean War, Vietnam. — Map (db m80482) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Jubilee Springs — 1827 - 1898
The Jubilee Springs began supplying water to the village of Black Rock in 1827. Wooden water mains fed pumps at various locations throughout the village. Today the spring supplies water to a small pond in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Black Rock Heritage . . . — Map (db m74555) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Korea
Korea — Map (db m84652) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Mary B. Talbert
Helped found Niagara Mov't, forerunner of NAACP, chaired US Anti-lynching Committe, delegate to 1920 Internat'l Council of Women, 1866-1923. — Map (db m81275) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Michigan Street Baptist Church — Underground Railroad Heritage Trail
The Michigan Street Baptist Church is the oldest building in Buffalo built and continuously owned and occupied by the city's black residents. The congregation, formed in 1836, raised enough maney to construct their own church in 1844. . . . — Map (db m81273) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Military Road — 1802
Military Road 1802 —— ·•· —— After the Revolutionary War, the federal government saw the need for a "military highway" from Lewiston to Black Rock, where a planned fortification would guard the entrance to the Niagara . . . — Map (db m93775) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Niagara River and her Ships
Fitting the Ships of War at the Scajaquada Creek Boat Yard In the early 1800s, the United States being a country of less than 50 years, began to recognize the need to have military transport routes to connect and supply its forts. The waterways . . . — Map (db m97917) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Oliver Hazard Perry Monument
Oliver Hazard Perry 1785 - 1819 — Map (db m80018) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Pan-American Exposition — The Light Returns
1901 Pan-American Exposition 2001 The Pan-American Exposition occupied this site from May to November 1901. An international fair, it highlighted the technological pre-eminence of the United States, and trade and cooperation among the Americas. . . . — Map (db m92773) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Park with a View
"What a place to hit a home run! I'd look at the river as I went around the bases." Buffalo Baseball Team - 1898: one of many teams who enjoyed practicing at Riverside Park for its view of the River. Buffalo was one of the first cities in the . . . — Map (db m80480) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Penobscot-Morania Collision
The worst disaster in Buffalo Harbor history took place in the Buffalo River at this point on the night of Oct. 29, 1951, when the outbound freighter Penobscot and the gasoline barge Morania collided, sparking an explosion and fire that took 11 . . . — Map (db m85083) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Porter Square — 1830
Built on land donated by General Peter B. Porter to the people of Black Rock, Porter Square was the village's public gathering place. An early schoolhouse once flanked the square. Later the Black Rock Railroad Station stood here. — Map (db m80450) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Second Home of the Medical School — (1849 - 1893)
The Medical School, founded in 1846 as the first unit of the University of Buffalo, moved from Washington and Seneca Streets to this site in 1849. The School was housed in a red sandstone building which was the first in Buffalo to be constructed for . . . — Map (db m81218) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — St. Stanislaus Church — 1873 - 1973
This Polish Catholic Parish of Buffalo is the center of Polish religion, culture, progress, and development. Founded by the Rev. Dean John Pitass, June 3, 1873. — Map (db m81343) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse
The oldest building in Buffalo still standing on its original site, this lighthouse was built in 1832 and 1833. The oldest portion is the 44-foot tapering octagonal tower. The original lantern room was removed in 1857 and the stone casement window . . . — Map (db m85127) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Buffalo Club
Founded 1867, with Millard Fillmore 13th President of U.S., as its first president. Another U.S. President, Grover Cleveland, was a member from 1881-1908. In 1901, after President McKinley's assassination, the club was used as headquarters by his . . . — Map (db m75836) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Coast Guard
The Coast Guard Base in Buffalo is both a lifeboat station and a regional headquarters covering American Coastal waters from eastern Ohio to the Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River. Units here include station Buffalo, Group Buffalo . . . — Map (db m84984) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Father Justin Rosary Hour
Begun here as a weekly radio program in 1931, the Father Justin Rosary Hour is today the oldest continuing hour-long religious network program in the Polish language in the world. — Map (db m81339) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Industrial Heritage Trail — Monuments to the Movement of Grain — Maritime Heritage
Lifting Buffalo to World Renown. In 1924 Buffalo led the world in handling grain. 300,000,000 bushels passed throught Buffalo harbor, unloaded, lifted, stored, and reloaded by the grain elevators that still stand tall along the banks of the . . . — Map (db m84694) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Lifeboat Station
The Buffalo Life-saving Station and the headquarters of the U.S. Revenue Marine Bureau's ninth life saving district were established in 1876, beginning operations at the north pier the following spring. The U.S. Life Saving Service became a . . . — Map (db m84985) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Thunder Over the Niagara — Gun Batteries Used in the War of 1812 in Black Rock
Batteries are fortifications used to protect the men and cannons as they take up positions in battle. The Niagara River had a number of these located on both sides of the river during the War of 1812. Made largely of wood and having two levels to . . . — Map (db m97930) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Unnamed Soldiers of the War of 1812
To the memory of unnamed soldiers of the War of 1812 who died of camp disease and were buried here. Dedicated July 4, 1896 — Map (db m75068) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Waterfront Sites — From the LaSalle Park Gateway
Waterfront Sites From the LaSalle Park Gateway From the miltary garrison in Fort Erie to the wind turbines visible to the south, this vantagepoint depicts the endeavors of over 250 years of economic history. LaSalle Park. Named for the . . . — Map (db m93008) HM
New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Bellevue — Cheektowaga Historic Rails to Trails
The Bellevue Neighborhood was one of the earliest settlements in Cheektowaga, when the Ely family settled there and established one of the first saw mills in Cheektowaga along Cayuga Creek. These family members were abolitionists and maintained an . . . — Map (db m82326) HM
New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Earliest Church
Our Lady of Christians started as a shrine in 1851. Fulfilling a vow he made during an Atlantic storm in November 1836. German immigrant Joseph Batt gave land and built the shrine. In October 1890, this church became the first parish in . . . — Map (db m81469) HM
New York (Erie County), Clarence — J. Eschelman and Company Store
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m80875) HM
New York (Erie County), Clarence — Town of Clarence - First Grist Mill in Erie County
Erected on this site June 1803 by Asa Ransom. Plaque erected by Rotary Club of Clarence in 1963 for Historical Society of the Town of Clarence. — Map (db m74904) HM
New York (Erie County), East Aurora — Baker Memorial United Methodist Church
Baker Memorial United Methodist Church circa 1928 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m104148) HM
New York (Erie County), East Aurora — Elbert Hubbard / Michelangelo
Elbert Hubbard The "Sage of East Aurora" and benefactor of the arts and crafts based on ideals of John Ruskin and William Morris. Statue by eminent Irish sculptor and early Roycrofter Jerome Connor (1876-1943). Dedicated in 1930, the statue . . . — Map (db m74491) HM
New York (Erie County), Eden — Hill's Corners
Hill's Corners ——•—— John Hill settled here in 1811. The Town was officially named Eden in 1812, but was known as Hill's Corners until 1822, when a Post Office was established. Dr William Hill, father of John Hill, . . . — Map (db m94043) HM
New York (Erie County), Elma — 1844 Springbrook Mill Gear Assembly — Basic Mill Drive-Train Arrangement
This assembly was used in the water mills on the Cazenovia Creek at Northrup Road during the mid to late 1800's. Its purpose was to transmit power from water wheels to grist stones and/or saws. Around the turn of the 20th century, this mill . . . — Map (db m104147) HM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Dedicated to the Memory
Evans Township. Post #5798. Dedicated to the memory of all those from the Town of Evans who served our nation in war that we might live in everlasting peace. — Map (db m105703) WM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Disaster at Eagle Park
Disaster at Eagle Park The Eagle Park resort was a popular summer tourist destination located near this site. On June 23rd 1912, about 300 people were waiting on the resort pier for the last ferry of the day to take them back to Buffalo. . . . — Map (db m101057) HM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — For the Birds — A Natural Habitat Re-Created for Wildlife and Bird Watchers Alike
The Little Beaver Island marsh is a small, but important piece of the globally important Niagara River bird area. Each year dozens of species migrate, feed, and nest along the Niagara River at this and other locations such as east River Marsh, Motor . . . — Map (db m101059) HM
New York (Erie County), Hamburg — Isaac Long Alley
The namesake for Long Avenue in the village, Isaac Long for many years owned the water-powered mill on Eighteen Mile Creek at the foot of the present South Buffalo Street. This mill and other similar water-powered mills on the creek were the . . . — Map (db m82486) HM
New York (Erie County), Holland — Town of Holland Veterans Memorial
front of stone In Memory and honor of those men and women of this community who served their country when duty called.

top of stone Holland area residents who gave their lives while serving their country. — Map (db m76110) WM

New York (Erie County), North Collins — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church Congregation organized by the Rev. John Spencer, a journeying minister, and John Stanclift on June 11, 1817. This is the third church building on this site. — Map (db m104239) HM
New York (Erie County), Orchard Park — Orchard Park — Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway — Quaker Meetinghouse
The Quaker Meetinghouse, formally known as the "Meetinghouse of the Orchard Park Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of friends", is home to Erie County's oldest active congregation. Known as "Quakers" they brought with them their lifestyle, . . . — Map (db m80772) HM
New York (Erie County), Orchard Park — Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead
The Webster Family were early settlers in this community. Erastus Webster served under Secretary of State Seward in the Cabinet of President Abraham Lincoln. He represented the U.S. Gov't during the transfer of the Confederate emissaries Mason and . . . — Map (db m80546) HM
New York (Erie County), Springville — A Tribute to "Pop" Glenn Scobey Warner — 1871 - 1954
Springville native - Griffith Institute 1889, Cornell U All American - 1894, won 313 college football games while coaching ar Cornell, Carlisle, Georgia, Iowa, Pittsburgh, Stanford and Temple from 1895-1938. Invented: single and double wing . . . — Map (db m80748) HM
New York (Erie County), Springville — Concord — Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway — Godard Town Hall
Godard Town Hall was gifted to the Town of Concord by local benefactress Calista Goddard in 1902, to be utilized for an opera house and office space. With the gift came the promise from the Town that the building always be for public use. The . . . — Map (db m80750) HM
New York (Erie County), Springville — Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom Brian Baker, Springville, NY Dedicated to those who have proudly served and to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. — Map (db m80707) WM
New York (Erie County), Springville — Our Honored Dead
[front] Our Honored Dead [right] In memory of the defenders of our country 1861-1865 [back] By valor and sacrifice, through unmeasured suffering and death, they preserved the honor and integrity of the nation and maintained the principle of . . . — Map (db m80640) WM
New York (Erie County), Springville — Village of Springville — Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway — Known by Early Settlers as Fiddlers Green
Bright Past, Brilliant Future. You are in the center of the Village of Springville, incorporated in 1834 to provide services for the growing manufacturing activities within the Town of Concord. This location was the former site of the Leland House . . . — Map (db m80769) HM
New York (Erie County), Springville — World War II — †
Ever protect the freedoms for which they fought. Herman Burns, Arthur Smith, Samuel Bifarella, Wilson Spaulding, Carl Felton, Evertt Warner, Harry Leader, Merrill Thellefsen, George Lohrey, Robert Andrews. — Map (db m80741) WM
New York (Erie County), Tonawanda — Dedicated to the Memory
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the greatest sacrifice in Vietnam Burton W. Dalke, James P. Saurini Ronald F. Sadler, Mark E. Vanderheld — Map (db m87891) WM
New York (Erie County), Tonawanda — Grand Island Ferry
You are standing at the site of Tonawanda's Grand Island Ferry Landing. For nearly a century access to Grand Island was provided by ferry service. The Grand Island Ferry consisted of a tug and scow carrying horses, wagons, automobiles, buses, . . . — Map (db m98519) HM
New York (Erie County), Tonawanda — Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home
Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home Kenmore's founder, Louis Phillip Adolph Eberhardt built this home in 1893-94 and occupied it until 1918 when it was acquired by the YWCA. This brownstone home and its twin, built by LPA's brother Fred, cost $150,000 . . . — Map (db m97913) HM
New York (Erie County), Williamsville — SS. Peter & Paul Church
SS. Peter & Paul Church ———— John Neumann First American Priest Saint Circuit Missionary Founded this Parish in 1836 Served as its First Pastor —— • —— Present . . . — Map (db m80850) HM
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 — 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), 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 — 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 — 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), 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 (Genesee County), Alabama — Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) - Endangered in New York — Iroqouis National Wildlife Refuge — Seaway Trail - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Buffalo Audubon Society
Black Terns nest in New York State in just a few marshes along the south and east shores of Lake Ontario. This is the southern edge of their breeding range, They are more abundant in the upper midwest, but the special habitat we manage here suits . . . — Map (db m75906) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Genesee County
Formed from Ontario County on March 30, 1802 Originally comprised all of New York State west of the Genesee River — Map (db m39636) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan
[south] Sacred to the memory of Wm. Morgan, a native of Virginia, a Capt. in the War of 1812, a respectable citizen of Batavia, and a martyr to the freedom of writing, printing and speaking the truth. He was abducted from near this spot in the year . . . — Map (db m83079) HM WM
New York (Genesee County), Bethany — In Memory of George F. Fleming
He instigated the first tree planting in 1915. He continued annual planting for many years. This was the beginning of the Genesee County Park. — Map (db m77572) HM
New York (Genesee County), Elba — In Memory of John Young — 1775 - 1836 — Elba's First Settler 1803
. . . — Map (db m79068) HM
New York (Genesee County), Elba — Methodist Church
Methodist Church Erected in 1834 by Rev. Isaac Foster and 25 charter members under the Meth. Prot. faith on land deeded by Asa & Mary Babcock. It was united in 1939. — Map (db m83122) HM
New York (Genesee County), Stafford — Pottery & Drain Tile Factory
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New York (Livingston County), Dansville — Site of the First Church
Site of the First Church in Dansville German Evangelical Lutheran Church 1826-1918 — Map (db m64938) HM
New York (Livingston County), Mount Morris — This Park Dedicated to the Men of 3rd U.S. Marines
. . . — Map (db m87768) WM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — School District No. 9
School District No. 9 formed 1822 in towns Perinton & Pittsford First school built 1835 Later brick and stone school was used 1856 - 1898 — Map (db m101129) HM
New York (Monroe County), Greece — Braddock Bay Hawk Watch — Following the Curve of the Shore — Natural History
Migrating Hawks Warming temperatures and southerly winds, preferably southwest here, produce flights of hundreds of thousands of raptors at Braddock Bay in a single day, making the shore along Braddock Bay one of the finest places in North . . . — Map (db m90244) HM
New York (Monroe County), Hamlin — The CCC Goes to Work
In 1935 and 1936, the young men of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1252 pruned trees, cleared the beach, and built roads and a large parking area in the park. They also quarried stone in Orleans County that would later be used to construct the . . . — Map (db m82655) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — On This Site - Over the Years
Today's home-grown Bobsleds ride began as the park's Junior Coaster, as shown here in the large picture. The early ride featured boxy cars (left inset) that rode on flat tracks on a simple two-level structure. But in the Sixties, park owner George . . . — Map (db m86557) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — 1822 Lighthouse
Built where Indians camped and the William Hincher Family settled in 1792. Restored by the Lighthouse Historical Society in 1984. — Map (db m39970) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Champion of the Genesee River / A Beacon of Knowledge
"Champion of the Genesee River" [west side] Bill Davis was born May 6, 1918 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn State University as an industrial engineer and came to Rochester in 1939 where he worked for the Eastman Kodak Company. . . . — Map (db m90512) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse
A Strategic Location Charlotte was once a bustling commercial shipping port, the destination of sidewheelers and sailing vessels unloading supplies for a growing city and loading products from the region. Today the harbor is still an . . . — Map (db m90400) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Lighthouses
Immediately after the War of 1812, there was a brisk and increased trade with Canada. In 1822, a lighthouse and two-room keeper's house were built on the bluff. In 1829, two piers were built to channel the river. A new wooden lighthouse was built at . . . — Map (db m90393) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Nursery Office
Nursery Office Designed by A.J. Davis in the Gothic style, 1855 for Ellwanger and Barry, the nurserymen who made Rochester the Flower City. — Map (db m101157) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Stutson Street Bridge — 1917-2004
Twin brothers James and Joseph Stutson came to Rochester in 1822 and operated hotels in downtown Rochesterville and at Hanford Landing. In 1850, they bought the Commercial Hotel in Charlotte and renamed it "Stutson House." It was located at the . . . — Map (db m90478) HM
New York (Niagara County), Cambria — North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church — Built 1846-1848
A good example of Greek Revival architecture and cobblestone masonry construction. First church building in North Ridge. Listed on state and national historic registers: 2002. Sign donated in memory of Suzanne Schultz. — Map (db m73745) HM
New York (Niagara County), Cambria — Soldier's Memorial
[counter clockwise] Soldier's Memorial Fallen Heroes. — Map (db m100789) WM
New York (Niagara County), Hartland — Cobblestone House
Built ca.1833 for Philo Newton, early settler, who was born in Vermont in 1797. This house is on the State and National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m78465) HM
New York (Niagara County), Hartland — Town of Hartland World War I and World War II Memorial
1917-1918 [eagle] 1941-1945 This memorial is erected by the citizens of the Town of Hartland in honor of its veterans of World War I and World War II and is dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice World War I . . . — Map (db m78400) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — The Cibola Anchor
From the wreckage of the steamship Cibola which caught fire at the Lewiston dock on July 15, 1895. Tragedy struck in 1895 when the Cibola caught fire at the Lewiston dock and in turn, burned the American Hotel to the ground. The fire started in . . . — Map (db m82152) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — The Seminary of Our Lady of Angels
Foundation Day: November 21, 1856. Feast of the Presentation of Mary. Co-Founders: Most Reverend John Timon, C.M. First Bishop of Buffalo; and Reverend John J. Lynch, C.M. First President of SOLA, First Archbishop of Toronto. First Location: St. . . . — Map (db m87903) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Chase-Hubbard-Williams House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m81605) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Lockport Bank
Established 1829. First and only bank in Niagara County until 1837. Used as bank until 1852. — Map (db m71273) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — The Sluice and Hall Spillway
Three waterways: Culvert No. 125, the old raceway, and Eighteen Mile Creek, met the canal in this area.

The old raceway entered the canal about 125 feet east of this point and has since been abandoned. It was used to supply the lower level of . . . — Map (db m74791) HM

New York (Niagara County), Lockport — The Watson House
The Watson House circa 1855 National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m81769) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Niagara County Medal of Honor Monument
In memory of all Americans in the armed forces who sacrificed their lives in a time of need to preserve the freedom of this great nation.

The American Legion, Department of New York, Niagara County Committee, October 11, 1986.

Korean . . . — Map (db m78993) WM

New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — The Most Combat Decorated World War II Soldier
In 1980, Lt. Col. Matt Urban, Aug. 25, 1919 [-] March 4, 1995, the most combat decorated World War II soldier, received the Congressional Medal of Honor, three silver stars, five bronze stars, purple heart with 7 oak leaf clusters, from President . . . — Map (db m77108) WM
New York (Niagara County), North Tonawanda — North Tonawanda — The Home of the Civil War's Most Famous Army Scout — Col. Lewis S. Payne
North Tonawanda The home of the Civil War's most famous army scout Col. Lewis S. Payne 1819-1898 In grateful remembrance Company D, "Eagle" regiment N.Y. Volunteers, "Reactivated" — Map (db m80190) WM
New York (Niagara County), Pendleton — Pendleton
Erie Canal village & portage at Tonawanda Creek junction Sylvester Pendleton Clark first Postmaster & tavern settled 1821 — Map (db m78378) HM
New York (Niagara County), Royalton — 150th Anniversary — May 23, 1976
Gas Port, formerly called James' Port, was the name suggested by George W. Clinton when he and a group of scientists came to this place on the canal where "considerable quantities of gas bubbled through the water." On his return journey May 26, 1826 . . . — Map (db m81811) HM
New York (Niagara County), Royalton — Academy 1850-70
Belva A. Lockwood - alumna educator - first woman to practice law before U.S. Supreme Court - Presidential candidate 1884 and 1888 — Map (db m81820) HM
New York (Niagara County), Royalton — Canal Bridge No. E-220
Slayton-Settlement Road. Originally Reynales Hwy. Built 1914 by Empire Engineering Corp. Rehabilitated 1992 by N.Y.S.D.O.T. — Map (db m72952) HM
New York (Niagara County), Royalton — Trinity Complex
Organized for Ev. Lutheran beliefs - Sept. 9, 1853 by 75 Prussian immigrant families - Red brick church made of clay on site — Map (db m77742) HM
New York (Niagara County), Somerset — Foghorn, Pier, and Beacon Tower
The yellow-brick foghorn building, the pier, and the beacon tower to the west of the lighthouse represent the final years of the lighthouse's operation. The U.S. Coast Guard took over operation of the lighthouse in 1939, just a few years after the . . . — Map (db m73164) HM
New York (Niagara County), Somerset — Salt Spring
Enclosed in buttonwood log, hollowed by Indians was used to preserve fish and game. Located half mile west on Fish Creek. — Map (db m72160) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wheatfield — Bergholz
Bergholz German Lutheran Settlement Founded Oct. 12, 1843 This site of Holy Ghost Church and 6 acres in village center donated by Hon. Washington Hunt — Map (db m86989) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — Hojack Park
June 1978. Donated by Mr. and Mrs. George W. Badger. — Map (db m73817) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — Pettit Street and Chestnut Street
The Baptist Church standing here today was erected in 1920 after a fire consumed the old frame church on July 3, 1917. The frame church with its twin towers was erected around 1880 and had replaced the original stone church built in . . . — Map (db m75034) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — Reuben Wilson
Reuben Wilson, founder of the Town of Wilson landed near this site, June, 1810. — Map (db m70356) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — Toronto Skyline
You are looking at Lake Ontario, which is approximately 6,000 years old, 193 miles long, 53 miles wide, with a maximum depth of 802 feet. In surface area, Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes. The largest waterway feeding into the lake is . . . — Map (db m74221) HM
New York (Orleans County), Albion — Hitching Posts — Historic Albion
Hitching posts were the parking spaces of the pre-automobile era, and Albion and the 14411 zip code still has many of them, perhaps more of these historic relics from the horse-and-buggy era than anywhere else. We have about 40 of the hitching . . . — Map (db m78067) HM
New York (Orleans County), Albion — Union Cemetery
This land, bought from Moses and Sarah Bacon in April 1835 served as a "burying ground" until Jan. 8, 1853 when the Cemetery Assoc. was formed. Lot 22 was for strangers. Last burial 1910 — Map (db m78127) HM
New York (Orleans County), Gaines — Gaines District No.5 1849 School House
Was used until 1952. Made of lake-washed stone it is one of over 900 cobblestone masonry buildings built in N.Y. State from 1825 to 1860. Marker in memoriam Elwood Lawrence, Teacher, 1951-52 — Map (db m78242) HM
New York (Orleans County), Gaines — Home of Katherine Belle Rowley
Home of Katherine Belle Rowley 1870-1936 Teacher, farmer, author of "The Historic Ridge," erected DAR historic markers 1st Orleans Co. Historian May 14, 1934 — Map (db m92507) HM
New York (Orleans County), Holley — In Memory of All Those Servicemen
In memory of all those servicemen who made the supreme sacrifice in World War I World War II Korea Lebanon Grenada Panama Persian Gulf — Map (db m92533) WM
New York (Orleans County), Kendall — First Settlers
First Settlers Clark's Settlement Made by following families. Clark, Bates, Priest, Randall, Balcolm, Ross, Manley in this vicinity in 1812-1817 — Map (db m90140) HM
New York (Orleans County), Kendall — The Sloopers
S/N The Sloopers First Norwegian Settlement in America in modern times Made by Cleng Peerson and 50 immigrants from the sloop "Restoration", 1825 — Map (db m78635) HM
New York (Orleans County), Medina — Frederick Douglass
[south side] Frederick Douglass abolitionist and statesman spoke in the Methodist Episcopal church that stood at this place, April 3, 1849 during an extended visit to Orleans County. [north side] Frederick Douglass delivered a renowned . . . — Map (db m83143) HM
New York (Orleans County), Medina — Medina Fire Department — Area 10 — Charge the hose!
The means by which citizens fought fires in the early days of the village were primitive at best. Bucket brigades were the main means of fighting fires. Early village law required every homeowner to have two buckets located close to an outside door, . . . — Map (db m78042) HM
New York (Orleans County), Medina — Welcome to Historic Medina — Area 1 — City Hall and Visitors Center
Standing prominently on the corner of Main Street and Park Avenue, Medina's landmark sandstone City Hall welcomes all who enter the village's Historic Downtown District. Over one hundred years later, Medina remains a village, but "City Hall" endures . . . — Map (db m78027) HM
New York (Orleans County), Ridgeway — The Medina Culvert
The first and only road culvert ever built under the Erie Canal passes directly below here. The culvert was built in 1823 during construction of Clinton's Ditch. Its cornerstone, which still exists, is part of the foundation of the Vernon Toussaint . . . — Map (db m81988) HM
New York (Orleans County), Yates — Yates Academy
Founded 1841 by Peter Saxe for higher education. First year attendance 161. Incorporated 1842. Moved here 1847. Closed 1889. — Map (db m72190) HM
New York (Oswego County), Brewerton — Near This Spot — Samuel de Champlain
Near this spot Samuel de Champlain on October 8, 1615 crossed the river and discovered Oneida Lake — Map (db m84162) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton
In Memory of those citizens from the own of Canton who gave their lives for their country World War I [14 names listed] World War II [30 names listed] [plaques on back] Dedicated to these men who gave their lived for . . . — Map (db m79080) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The West Channel of the Grasse River
Directly across this west channel is the site where the Eagle Mill was built in 1842 by Henry Van Rensselaer. This grist mill was a four-story, 45 by 65 foot sandstone structure. Over the years it passed through many hands, and in the early 20th . . . — Map (db m88725) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Gouverneur — "Lest We Forget" — Our Nation's Defenders — 1805 —•—1905
[north header] "Lest We Forget" [south header] Our Nation's Defenders [keystone]1805 —•—1905 — Map (db m87878) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Gouverneur — In Honor of Edward John Noble
In honor of Edward John Noble 1882 - 1958 industrialist, financier, philanthropist. This pep-o-mint replica was his Life Saver Co's first flavor & originally displayed at his Port Chester plant. — Map (db m87874) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Morristown — A Tribute to Our Nation's Defenders
A tribute to our nation's defenders by this community Morristown — Map (db m88810) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Morristown — Honor Roll
Honor Roll World War I World War II Town of Morrison Revolutionary War Pensioners War of 1812 Korea 1950-1955 Vietnam 1963-1975 Persian Gulf War Korea Afghanistan Iraq — Map (db m88808) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Morristown — Stone Wind Mill
Stone Wind Mill Built 1825 at Morristown, New York by Hugh Mc Connell a miller from Scotland [stone at base of marker] This windmill property given to the village of Morristown, July 24, 1943, by Laura S. Chapman and Charles S. Chapman, N.A., . . . — Map (db m88803) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — First Presbyterian Church of Dailey Ridge
First Presbyterian Church of Dailey Ridge 1853 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m88660) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — In Loving Memory
In loving memory of George W. Bonney, Frank G. Barclay, Harvey Clark, Oliver O. Emery, Howard E. Foote, Harold F. Gale, Roy D. Graves, Harold W. Griffiths, Ralph O. Hill, Charles E. McCarthy, Lawrence E. Perkins, Earl J. Santimaw, who died in the . . . — Map (db m88529) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — James McCormick — 1840-1921
Veteran of the Civil War, 1861-1864, Sixtieth Regiment, New York State Volunteers. Wheelwright, Carriage and Wagon Manufacturer, 1865-1900. Shop on Fall Island, Potsdam, New York Inventor of Vehicle-Spring. Patented-1887. Canoe . . . — Map (db m78800) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Raymond Hall
Raymond Hall Benjamin Raymond 1774-1824 Founder of St. Lawrence Academy - Land Agent-Surveyor-Administrator- Community Leader-First Citizen of Potsdam — Map (db m88559) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage — c.1835
The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage c.1835 has been placed on the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78831) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Town of Potsdam
One of ten towns of 1787. Bought by Clarkson family with others, 1802. Settled by Benj. Raymond, land agent, 1803. Town established 1806. — Map (db m78982) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — In Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
In loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for their country World War II [six names listed] Korea [one name listed Vietnam [one name listed] [right stone] In honor of those who served our country in . . . — Map (db m79350) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — Village of Waddington — Walking Tour Route — Architecture of the Coast
Early Seaway Trail communities flourished due to access to the St. Lawrence River. Raised on Waterpower Waddington was settled by early industrialists, here to harness the power of the St. Lawrence River. Many of the buildings in the . . . — Map (db m79378) HM
New York (Seneca County), Romulus — Degory Prowtt
Degory Prowtt Drummer Boy, 1776 - 1783, at siege of Fort Stanwix on the Sullivan Expedition, at surrender of Cornwallis, lived a mile west of here. — Map (db m96347) HM
New York (Seneca County), Romulus — Site of Frisbie's Ferry
Site of Frisbie's Ferry a now extinct hamlet with store, mills, distillery, tavern, and ferry to Aurora, 1796. — Map (db m96351) HM
New York (Wayne County), Butler — Sarah Mills
Sarah Mills departed this life December 18, 1809 in the 65th year of her age. First woman to die in Town of Butler. Wife of Rev. War Capt. Peter Mills. — Map (db m79701) HM
New York (Wayne County), Red Creek — A Memorial to Our Men Who Answered our County's Call
Erected by the citizens of RED CREEK as a memorial to our men who answered our country's call Dedicated September 22, 1920 — Map (db m78933) WM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — A French Inspired Flotilla — Travel Through Wilderness — French & Indian War
Lakeside Camp. Prideaux's army encamped here at Sodus Bay on the evening of July 1st, 1759. They were formed on the lake the following morning by 6:00 to continue their expedition. Each boat was numbered and each man, whether officer or . . . — Map (db m79631) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — Site of 1825 Keeper's Dwelling House
On May 26, 1824 an act of Congress approved appropriation of $4,500 to construct a light tower and keeper's house at Sodus Bay. On November 20, 1824 three acres of land were purchased from William Wickham for the sum of $68.75 and construction . . . — Map (db m79629) HM
New York (Wayne County), Wolcott — Wolcott Falls
Wolcott Falls Called by Indians "Ganadasgua", Leaping Waters Above the Lake. Site of Melvin's Mills established 1809 — Map (db m79679) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — Genesee Valley Canal — 1862 - 1878
Across the gorge from this spot ran the famous Genesee Valley Canal. Starting in 1836, it took 26 years and $6,000,000 to build this man-made waterway. The canal rested on the ledge of the cliffs, hundreds of feet above the river, and it was the . . . — Map (db m76061) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — To the Memory of Mary Jemison
[front] To the Memory of Mary Jemison, Whose home during more than seventy years of a life of strange vicissitude was among the Senecas upon the banks of this river, and whose history, inseparately connected with that of this valley has caused . . . — Map (db m76359) HM
Ohio (Ashtabula County), Pierpont — In Memory of Those
In Memory of those from Pierpont who served in all our wars — Map (db m107654) WM
Ohio (Mahoning County), Youngstown — 38-50 — Central Tower / Mahoning National Bank Building
Central Tower One of northeast Ohio's finest Art Deco examples, the 17-story Central Tower was designed by Morris W. Scheibel (1887-1976) for Central Savings & Loan in 1929. Scheibel's use of stepped-back upper floors, an Egyptian-inspired . . . — Map (db m107688) HM
Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), West Mifflin — Auto Race — National Historic District
A Beaver Falls company long gone, Travers Engineering...originated the Auto Race. This one covered millions of miles since it was built in 1926 and is the last existing of the many Travers built. The cars originally had windshields and headlights, . . . — Map (db m76661) HM
Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), West Mifflin — Kennywood's Thunderbolt — ACE Roller Coaster Landmark
American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognizes Kennywood's Thunderbolt as an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark, a designation reserved for rides of historic significance.

Originally built as the Pippin in 1924 by renowned coaster designer John A. . . . — Map (db m76663) HM

Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Strasburg — Strasburg Rail Road
Established in 1832 in response to the Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad's bypass of Strasburg, it remains the oldest American railroad operating under its original charter. Local railroad enthusiasts saved it from abandonment in 1958 and developed . . . — Map (db m55518) HM
Pennsylvania (McKean County), Mount Jewett — Commerce to Collapse
As the tallest and longest bridge of its time, the Kinzua Viaduct embodied the spirit of the industrial revolution. Cargo and sightseers rumbled across the viaduct for 120 years until an F1 tornado toppled the viaduct in 2003. Today, a skywalk and . . . — Map (db m104941) HM
Pennsylvania (Warren County), Mead — Kinzua Dam
Length of Dam.......................1,897' Maximum Height of Dam........179' Earthfill, in Cubic Yards..3,000,000 Concrete, in Cubic Yards...500,000 Penstocks, Diameter in Ft.........19' (Pipes Though Dam) Spillway 204Ft. . . . — Map (db m77776) HM
Pennsylvania (Warren County), Mead — The Allegheny River Watershed — Big Bend Recreation Area — Riverside Watchable Wildlife Trail
The Allegheny River rises from a spring in Potter County in north central Pennsylvania, 130 miles upstream of the Kinzua Dam, flowing northwest into New York then southwest into Pennsylvania again. The Iroquois and Shawnee Indians who lived along . . . — Map (db m77842) HM
Pennsylvania (Washington County), Washington — 25 Ton G.E. Diesel-Electric Locomotive 89 — Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
Acquired by PTM in April 2006, locomotive 89 was originally built in May 1953 for a machine tool manufacturing plant in south central PA. It subsequently had several additional owners, last serving the AGWAY grain terminal in Philadelphia until . . . — Map (db m77027) HM
Vermont (Chittenden County), Colchester — Colchester Log Schoolhouse
In 1810, Vermont State Law required towns to raise a minimum of 1 cent on the dollar in property taxes for support of town schools. The one room schoolhouse before you was built between 1815 and 1827 to serve students on the area once known as South . . . — Map (db m88739) HM
Vermont (Chittenden County), Shelburne — Ticonderoga
1906•Shelburne, Vermont•Original owner: Champlain Transportation Company •Moved to museum: 1955 The 220-foot Ticonderoga is America's last remaining walking beam side-wheel passenger steamer, and a National Historic Landmark. Serving a . . . — Map (db m97385) HM

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