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Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Bollard
Bollards, used to secure ropes from a ship, are found all along the canal. Most were plain and serviceable. This bollard, made from polished carved limestone and placed on a base, was a prototype for possible use along the present canal. Though . . . — Map (db m76086) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Bollards & Fairleads — Mooring
Bollards and Fairleads are used to control the lines (rope and cables) used to tie up a ship. Bollards are steel or concrete posts, on land and on a ship, used to secure a vessel. Vessels travelling through the Welland Canal are tied up in each . . . — Map (db m76088) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Shipbuilding in Niagara
Shipbuilding has a long association with the Niagara Peninsula, and is especially linked to the Welland Canals. Russell Armington established this important industry with the launching in 1828 of the WELLAND CANAL. St. Catharines quickly became the . . . — Map (db m76279) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — The Fourth Welland Canal — An Outstanding Canadian Engineering Achievement
A tribute to Canadian engineering design and construction, the Fourth Welland Canal was built to permit passage of ships between Lakes Ontario and Erie, bypassing Niagara Falls. Constructed in the period 1913 - 1932 at a cost of $130 million, it . . . — Map (db m76084) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — William Hamilton Merritt 1793 - 1862
A pioneer in the field of transportation, Merritt was born in Bedford, New York and settled at Twelve Mile Creek (St. Catharines) with his Loyalist family in 1796. He served with the provincial cavalry during the War of 1812, then operated . . . — Map (db m76184) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — Ball Signal
This BALL SIGNAL was once located at WAUMBEK JUNCTION, a crossing of the Maine Central R.R. and Boston & Maine R.R. in the Town of Jefferson, New Hampshire. The signal was operated by a member of the train crew. One ball raised to the masthead . . . — Map (db m78692) HM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — To Those Who Served in the World War
A memorial to those who served in the World War from North Conway, New Hampshire 1917 1919 — Map (db m78326) WM
New Hampshire (Carroll County), North Conway — Water Standpipe
This device, erected in 1978, is used to fill a steam locomotive's tender tank with fresh water. The coal fire in a steam locomotive heats tremendous amounts of water to produce the steam that powers the train. The tender tank in Conway Scenic . . . — Map (db m79066) HM
New Hampshire (Grafton County), Rumney — Geological History of the Polar Caves
Nearly five billion years ago a great ball of cosmic gasses began to cool and condense forming our solar system. This cooling process continued for 3½ billion years solidifying our planet, Earth, and eventually forming the first continental . . . — Map (db m97246) HM
New York (Allegany County), Belmont — Town of Amity Civil War Monument
(front) Erected by the citizens of Amity 1861-1865 (right) In memory of the men of the township (rear) who offered their lives to their country (left) in order that their country . . . — Map (db m75782) WM
New York (Allegany County), Caneadea — Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge — (bridge location)
1902 Flood destroyed wooden bridge 1903 Camelback Parker Truss Bridge built by Groton Bridge Works at a cost of $6,360.00. 1952 Wooden floor replaced with iron grating 1990 "Grandparents of the Future" chained themselves to the bridge in . . . — Map (db m75913) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Red House — Fire Observation Stations: / Fire Tower is Reborn — the First Line of Defense
[left panel] In the early 20th century, approximately one million acres in the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves were destroyed by fire. In response, New York State passed legislation that created a forest patrol service and funded the . . . — Map (db m89109) HM
New York (Cattaraugus County), Red House — Outdoor Museum
A foundation is all that remains of a pavillion-style, outdoor museum, built by Company 249 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.). It was one of the first C.C.C. projects completed in Allegany State Park.

Articles in the Salamanca . . . — Map (db m77526) HM

New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Alexis De Tocqueville
Alexis De Tocqueville. The 25 year-old French aristocrat and author of Democrary in America visited this area during his 1831-1832 tour of America. — Map (db m88405) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Columbian Rope Plant
Columbian Rope Plant Founded by Col. E.D. Metcalf. New factory begun in 1903. 1 million sq. feet of floor area. "The Cordage City" — Map (db m88099) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church Original church 1811 First to be erected in Auburn. Present stone ediface dedicated 1833. — Map (db m88177) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — Conduit For Ideas — The Canalway Trail
The Erie Canal tied together western New York and became a conduit for ideas as well as for commerce. Seneca Falls was the site of the first Women's Sufferage convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in 1848 to advocate . . . — Map (db m83670) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Boom Years — The Canalway Trail
The opening of the Erie Canal had a huge economic impact on the citizens of New York State. Producers could afford to ship products to previously inaccessible markets at a cost that dropped from $100.00 per ton (by wagon) to just a few dollars. . . . — Map (db m83674) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Erie Canal — The Centreport Aqueduct — Centreport Aqueduct Park
In 1807 Jesse Hawley, a prisoner in the Canandaigua jail, wrote a series of essays proposing a waterway from Lake Erie to the Atlantic Ocean. Following the War of 1812 the settling of western New York and Ohio resulted in an increased demand for . . . — Map (db m83708) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Meridian — Cato Four Corners
Cato Four Corners Geo. Loveless and Abel Pasko first settlers in 1804. Jesse Elwell and Abner Hollister settled in 1805. Called Meridian since 1849 — Map (db m83812) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Old Erie Canal
Old Erie Canal Completed from Utica to here 1819. The "Montezuma" built here was the first boat on the canal. Took passengers to Syracuse 1820. — Map (db m83542) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Sterling — Town of Sterling
Town of Sterling Named after a Revolutionary officer, Lord Wm. Alexander Sterling. Set off from Cato 1812. First grist and saw mill built here in 1813 — Map (db m79753) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Chautauqua — Pioneer Home
Pioneer Home June, 1806 William and Mehitable Wing Prendergast and family settled in a log house. Sons notable in county history. — Map (db m117534) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — In Honor of Those Who Served
Dedicated by The City of Dunkirk in honor of those who served their country in The World War, 1917-1918 — Map (db m84319) WM
New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Tadeusz Kosciuszko
. . . — Map (db m117511) WM
New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — The Land Around Us
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
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?
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
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company — 1904
. . . — Map (db m105587) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Campus of Jamestown Community College
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New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church First Congregational Church. Organized June 16, 1816. Jamestown's first religious society. Met at Main and Fifth Streets where a church built in 1829 served until this Gothic ediface was erected in 1869. This is the . . . — Map (db m94857) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Indian Camp
Indian Camp Part of the Cornplanter band of Seneca Indians camped on this hillside and adjoining river terrace in the period between the Indians' sale of their land in 1797 and their final retreat to reservations in the 1830's. — Map (db m94806) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Samuel A. Carlson — Electric Generating Station
Samuel A. Carlson Electric Generating Station in memory of Samuel A. Carlson 1868 - 1961 Mayor of the City of Jamestown for 26 years and associated with its public utilities systems for over 48 years. A public servant for 60 years. . . . — Map (db m105612) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — The Holland Land Company Vault
. . . — Map (db m105755) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Sherman — To the Perpetual Memory
Antietam To the perpetual memory of the defenders of the Union in the wars of 1776, 1812, and Civil War 1861-1865. Revolutionary War. Dutton, Moses War of 1812. Corse, Cyrus; Cross, George; Eades, Elisha A.; Eastman, Daniel; Graham, Aretus . . . — Map (db m117538) WM
New York (Erie County), Amherst — A Dam on Tonawanda Creek — The Canalway Trail: Amherst
A Dam on Tonawanda Creek Tonawanda Creek was the only section of the original Erie Canal that was not man-made. The problem was that the creek level ran 4-½ feet too low. The alleviate this, a wooden dam was constructed in 1823 just west . . . — Map (db m98569) HM
New York (Erie County), Angola — "Angola Horror"
One of the worst train disasters occurred 600 ft. upstream on Dec 18, 1867. The last two cars of the Buffalo & Erie RR's 'New York Express' fell from the trestle, burned, and resulted in 50 deaths and over 100 injuries. — Map (db m75450) HM
New York (Erie County), Blasdell — Historic Lake Avenue
Historic Lake Avenue ——·•·—— In 1884 a North Collins man, Heman Blasdell, came to this new developing Lake Avenue community and constructed a four story hotel at a site on the north side of what was at that time a crude . . . — Map (db m94027) HM
New York (Erie County), Boston — Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw — 1868-1947
"Lark" Ellen Beach Yaw, world famous coloratura soprano, is credited with having sung the highest note ever achieved by the human voice. She was the first famous Metropolitan Opera singer to record her voice and later made several recordings for . . . — Map (db m80632) HM
New York (Erie County), Boston — Home of Tallcut Patchin
Tallcut Patchin lived here until 1834. He was a man of unusual courage, a dynamic orator, preacher, and founder of the "Patchinite" sect. To establish a Post Office, in 1850, Boston Center was renamed Patchin in his honor. — Map (db m80589) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — A Tribute of Love
[east side] A tribute of love, to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice, and of gratitude to those who served and returned. [north side] Erected in honor of those who served in the World War 1914 —— 1919 by the citizens of . . . — Map (db m81355) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land — National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
[left panel] Black Rock Harbor. The Village of Black Rock received its name from a large rock outcropping that jutted into the river about a half mile south of this site. The original ferry crossing was located at the rock and a small village grew . . . — Map (db m97956) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Buffalo - An Industrial Powerhouse — Tanneries, Clothiers, Piano Makers, Saddlers and Breweries
Already a major transportation center, Buffalo was evolving into a center of industry and and manufacturing. At the height of the canal era, in the mid-1800s, countless manufacturing enterprises took advantage of the huge volume of raw materials . . . — Map (db m84897) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Dedicated to the Memory of the Brave Men
Dedicated to the memory of the brave men who gave their lives at Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 "A date that will live in infamy," Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Map (db m88232) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Ecological Restoration — Enhanced aquatic habitat and eco-system stabilization
Ship Canal Commons is a unique waterfront park that was envisioned by the City of Buffalo, County of Erie, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and Buffalo Urban Development Corporation to be a distinct ecological restoration and . . . — Map (db m93893) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex
You are looking at one of the most important works of 20th century architecture. "The genius of Frank Lloyd Wright is displayed nowhere better than in the Martin House Complex." -Robert McCarter, noted Wright scholar, architect, and . . . — Map (db m81153) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — From Frontier to Major City / Buffalo City Hall — Buffalo History and Architecture — Niagara Square West
From Frontier to Major City In the early 1800s, Buffalo was a sleepy village known as New Amsterdam, on the edge of America's then western frontier. Holland Land Company surveyor Joseph Ellicott, inspired by Pierre L'Enfant's radial street . . . — Map (db m92798) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Hanna Furnace
Established in the early 1900s and productive until its closing in 1982; Hanna Furnace was Buffalo's lucrative pig iron manufacturer employing 800 and producing over 3,000 tons of pig iron per day. The term "pig iron" arose from the old method of . . . — Map (db m93993) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Harrowing Journey — National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Freedom Seekers faced daunting odds and demonstrated remarkable courage. Most started their journeys with little knowledge of what lay before them, and many sought help from free blacks and sympathetic whites once they reached the north. . . . — Map (db m97931) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation C.1904 — Map (db m78345) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Highlights of Buffalo History — Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society — Cultural Heritage
1655: Seneca Indians win control of Niagara Region from Erie tribes. 1678-79: French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, claims the region for France. He builds a sailing ship, Griffon, on the bank of the Niagara River and . . . — Map (db m80361) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — History of Times Beach — The Industrial Heritage Trail
Times Beach was, at one time, an actual sand beach. The beach formed as a result of the improvements to Buffalo's inner harbor. Prior to the harbor improvements the mouth of the Buffalo River was frequently clogged with sands that moved north along . . . — Map (db m85280) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Jacob Smith House and Tavern — Ca. 1830-1835
Jacob Smith House and Tavern Ca. 1830-1835 —— ·•· —— This timber-frame Federal syle house was constructed to accommodate prospective settlers in the village of Lower Black Rock. Originally built by Augustus Porter . . . — Map (db m93780) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton
Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton played his first game, on this site, as a member of the Buffalo Sabres at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium against the Atlanta Flames on Onctober 8, 1972. Horton capped off his professional playing career with the Buffalo . . . — Map (db m92891) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Niagara River Corridor / Avian Walk
[left panel] Niagara River Corridor, 43°E 07'N, 79°E 04W The Niagara River Corridor is considered an Important Bird Area (IBA). IBAs are areas that are critical to bird populations, including nesting locations, key migration stop-overs and winter . . . — Map (db m98191) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — St. Ann's Church
St. Ann's church was founded in 1858 to serve a then rural and sparsely settled east side of Buffalo. As the city grew, so did this parish and by the late 1800s, St. Ann's was among the largest Catholic parishes in the United States. Six other east . . . — Map (db m81329) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Grain Elevators — The Industrial Heritage Trail
Fortuitous geography, local engineering ingenuity, and American business acumen were to combine to assure Buffalo a pivotal role in the forwarding of grain to national and international markets. After the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, . . . — Map (db m85392) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Hiker — United Spanish War Veterans
The Hiker United Spanish War Veterans Erected by the City of Buffalo commemorating the valor and patriotism of the men of this city who served in the war with Spain, Philippine insurrection and China relief expedition, 1898 - 1902. Marines . . . — Map (db m92923) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — 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 m84982) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — This Memorial is Dedicated to All of the Service Members from WNY
This memorial is dedicated to all of the service members from WNY who answered our nation's call to duty following the attacks of September 11, 2001... In memory of our brothers and sisters who have given their lives while serving their country . . . — Map (db m84655) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — This Purple Heart Memorial
. . . — Map (db m84695) WM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — William McKinley
[west side] William McKinley was elected to Congress as a representative from Ohio in 1876, '78, '80, '82, '84, '86, '88, was elected Governor of Ohio in 1891 and 1893 and President of the United States in 1896 and 1900. [south side] William . . . — Map (db m92791) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — William Wells Brown
William Wells Brown, writer and abolitionist, lived at 13 Pine Street. Escaping slavery in Missouri in 1834, Brown made his way to Cleveland then to Buffalo in 1835. As a crew member on a Lake Erie steamer he helped slaves escape to Canada. Later, . . . — Map (db m81219) HM
New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Heroic Dead
Heroic Dead 1917 World War 1918 Town of Cheektowaga, N.Y. Andres, John; Benzel, William; Duly, John R.; Geier, Harvey H.; Hoerner, Jacob J.; Holtz, John W.; Klaffka, John C.; Latzer, Wendelin; Ostrowski, Frank; Racinowski, Stanley; Szydlowski, . . . — Map (db m106530) WM
New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — War of 1812 Cemetery
This tablet is erected by the Buffalo Historical Society in honor of the American and British soldiers of the War of 1812 who died in the military hospital at Williamsville, New York and were buried here in 1814 and 1815. — Map (db m74884) HM WM
New York (Erie County), Clarence — Clarence Center
Site of early grist mill constructed in 1842 by Robert Brown. Successively operated by Eli Herr, Abraham Gantz, Daniel Blocher, Alexander Burns and Oscar King. Destroyed by fire in 1888. The residence of Daniel C. Fisher M.D. was constructed on . . . — Map (db m80894) HM
New York (Erie County), East Aurora — Millard Fillmore House
In 1825, Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, helped build this house to which he brought his bride, Abigail Powers, in 1826, residing here until 1830. Moved from original Main Street site 1930. Tablet placed by Abigail Fillmore . . . — Map (db m74669) HM
New York (Erie County), Eden — Col. Asa Warren
Col. Asa Warren built this house in 1815. Used as underground railroad station during the Civil War. — Map (db m94048) HM
New York (Erie County), Eden — Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of our Men and Women who Served our Country in All Wars. — Map (db m94040) WM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Graycliff — A Frank Lloyd Wright Masterwork — Architecture of the Coast
Section Through Living Room. Glass walls make upper story float and lower story transparent. Terrace mimics cliff brink and makes sky part of the house. Stone extends through house. Stone sided esplanade connects house to cliff. 65' cliff . . . — Map (db m105644) HM
New York (Erie County), Gowanda — Bell Huey UH-1H Helicopter — Aircraft 67-17611
These brave crewmembers lost their lives while serving in Vietnam. They all served with the "Phoenix", C Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. "Phoenix" was their radio call sign, and all proudly wore the . . . — Map (db m104219) WM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Grover Cleveland & Grand Island/Lewis F. Allen & Western New York
Grover Cleveland & Grand Island Young Grover Cleveland, inspired by his uncle Lewis F. Allen's experimental work with cattle, visited Allentown Farm and stayed to maintain the farm records. Cleveland eventually worked as an apprentice in a . . . — Map (db m101199) HM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Island Life — Restoring a Natural Community on the Niagara River
There are three islands located in the Niagara River just off the southern tip of Grand Island. These islands are important parts of the Niagara River ecosystem, but have suffered serious habitat loss or deterioration from a variety of causes. . . . — Map (db m101060) HM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Restoring Nature — Bringing Back Wetland Habitat and Native Species
Little Beaver Island underwent a restoration project in 2010 in order to bring back the native marsh ecosystem that once thrived here. The project involved the removal of over eight acres of fill material and contouring of the newly re-exposed creek . . . — Map (db m101058) HM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Strawberry Island — Don't Be Fooled By Its Size
Strawberry Island is located in the Upper Niagara River southeast of Grand Island. This five-acre island supports a diverse collection of aquatic plants and animals. It also protects 400 acres of emergent wetlands and shallows from the mighty river . . . — Map (db m101085) HM
New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Veterans Park
Veterans Park Town of Grand Island —————————♦————————— 100 acres of land generously donated by the Jerome Funk Family for . . . — Map (db m101186) HM
New York (Erie County), Hamburg — First Settler — Town of Hamburgh
First Settler John Cummings, the original settler in the Town of Hamburg, built the first grist mill south of Buffalo, here at the waterfalls of Eighteen Mile Creek in 1806. — Map (db m82504) HM
New York (Erie County), Hamburg — Main Street Village of Hamburg
The next two blocks of Main Street, looking west, have been placed on The State and National Register of Historic Places as a significant representation of 19th and early 20th century architecture. Growing from Pre-Civil War days, commercial . . . — Map (db m82406) HM
New York (Erie County), Holland — 57 MM Anti-Tank Gun of World War II
Dedicated in honor of all who served their country in time of need, in all conflicts, throughout history. — Map (db m76099) WM
New York (Erie County), Lancaster — Lancaster Glass Works — 1849 - 1904
On this site stood one of New York State's pioneer glass factories. Established in 1849, by a group of glass blowers from Pittsburgh, Penna., it operated until 1904. The principal output was glass bottles, bitters bottles and whimseys. Erected by . . . — Map (db m75309) HM
New York (Erie County), Lancaster — To Commemorate the Bravery
To commemorate the bravery of the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War Erected in 1912 under the auspices of the Lancaster Circle 67 Ladies of the G.A.R. — Map (db m75222) WM
New York (Erie County), North Collins — Dedicated in Grateful Appreciation
[front]Dedicated in Grateful Appreciation to all the men and women of the village and town of North Collins who served in the armed forces for the preservation of freedom and democracy. [rear]Dedicated in Grateful Appreciation to the men . . . — Map (db m104221) WM
New York (Erie County), Orchard Park — Michael Cemetery — 1874
In 1848, Johann Georg Michael, a stone mason, came from Fischborn, Baden, Germany, to establish a residence in East Hamburgh, New York. On his 80 acres, he grew fruit. In 1855, he married Caroline Reichert from Unterschefflenz, Baden, Germany. The . . . — Map (db m82368) HM
New York (Erie County), Orchard Park — Obadiah Baker Homestead
Built in 1840 - replaced log cabin erected when property was acquired from Holland Land Company in 1804. The Baker family - prominent Quakers in this area - lived here for five generations. This home served as one last station of Underground Railway . . . — Map (db m80830) HM
New York (Erie County), Orchard Park — Orchard Park Depot
Erected in 1911 by the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway through the generous efforts of wealthy Orchard Park philanthropist, Harry Yates. In 1971, the vacant depot and freight house were purchased by local resident developers, Mr. & . . . — Map (db m80566) HM
New York (Erie County), Orchard Park — Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair — September 11-12, 1855
Fairgrounds covered 4 acres in Potter's Grove, Town of East Hamburg (presently Orchard Park). The Fair was addressed by Horace Greely, Editor, New York Herald Tribune. Erected by the Orchard Park Historical Society and Village of Orchard . . . — Map (db m80568) HM
New York (Erie County), Springville — Citizens National Bank
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior and is the gateway to 24 others in Springville's historic downtown — Map (db m80636) HM
New York (Erie County), Springville — Goddard Memorial Hall, 1902 — Town of Concord Offices
Gift of Calista Goddard to Town of Concord. Erected in 1902. In continuous use for entertainment and offices. — Map (db m80653) HM
New York (Erie County), Tonawanda — St. John's Cemetery
St. John's Cemetery First burial 1839 Organized 1850 Restored 1934 Known as "Werkley" Cemetery — Map (db m84448) HM
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), 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), 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 (Genesee County), Alabama — Town of Alabama
Est. 1826. originally named Gerrysville, was changed to Alabama in 1828. Hamlets are Alabama Center, Basom, South Alabama & Wheatville — Map (db m39586) HM
New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Welcome to Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge
Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1958 under the authority of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act for "...use as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other purpose, for migratory birds." The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages . . . — Map (db m76339) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — 300 — Birthplace of Emory Upton
Birthplace of Emory Upton 1839 - 1881. West Point graduate. U.S. Army General and Civil War veteran. Influential military author & stategist — Map (db m126158) HM
New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 — "Do-Ne-Ho-Ga-Wa" Grand Sachem Chief — "Keeper of the Western Door of the Long House of the Iroquois"
Son of William and Elizabeth Parker, born in a log cabin overlooking the water-falls, at Indian Falls, N.Y., then part of the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. Volunteered into the army, and became General Grant's Military Secretary. He was instrumental . . . — Map (db m76082) HM
New York (Genesee County), Stafford — Memorial Honor Roll World War II
Memorial•Honor•Roll•World War II• "Forever honour'd. Forever mourn'd" Homer 1941-1945 Stafford Honor Roll — Map (db m77686) WM
New York (Genesee County), Tonawanda Indian Reservation — Treaty of 1857
On Nov. 5 a treaty between the U.S. and the Tonawanda Seneca at the Meeting House restored about 8000 acres to the Tonawanda Senecas. — Map (db m77771) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria — Indian River Lakes — Breeding Bird Refuge — Natural History
Important Habitat Refuge This region provides an important breeding refuge for many declining species of birds because it contains a variety of habitats, few humans, and little development. Species such as the Golden-winged Warbler, . . . — Map (db m84170) HM
New York (Livingston County), Caledonia — In Memory
In memory of the men who served in defence of our country — Map (db m117017) WM
New York (Livingston County), Conesus — Military Route
Military Route of the Sullivan - Clinton army on its campaign against the British and Indians of western New York in 1779. — Map (db m116975) HM
New York (Livingston County), Lima — A 17th-Century Iroquois Village — Historic Lima - Settled 1788
Historic Lima - Settled 1788 A 17th-Century Iroquois Village Nearly 400 years ago, a thriving Seneca Iroquois village sat on the ridge just west of here. Set in the midst of a clearing in the endless forest, this densely packed village, and . . . — Map (db m116970) HM
New York (Livingston County), Mount Morris — Birthplace of Francis Bellamy
Birthplace of Francis Bellamy 1855-1931 author of "The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag" — Map (db m87722) HM
New York (Monroe County), Brighton — Seminary - 1845
Seminary - 1845 Built for Celestia Bloss author, teacher-principal of Clover Street Seminary. It reopened in 1868 as St. Mark's School for Boys. — Map (db m115307) HM
New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Lincoln House
Lincoln House Built in 1841 home of Andrew Lincoln owner of Lincoln Flour Mill. Nearby Spring Lake Park named after his mill pond. — Map (db m115347) HM
New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Fairport Village Hall
Fairport Village Hall The timeless sentinel of South Main Street. Fairport Municipal Building circa 1908. Fairport Municipal Building circa 1933. The Village Hall, or Municipal Building, was built in 1906 as Perinton's Town Hall at a . . . — Map (db m115454) HM
New York (Monroe County), Irondequoit — Pioneer Home
Pioneer Home built about 1830 on Ridge Road just west of Culver, this sturdy New England "salt box" style home has been moved twice. — Map (db m90153) HM
New York (Monroe County), Penfield — Daniel Penfield — Town Founder
Daniel Penfield Town Founder 1750-1840 The Penfield Bicentennial Committee dedicated this statue of town founder Daniel Penfield to the citizens of Penfield in commemoration of the town's bicentennial in 2010. Daniel Penfield, an astute . . . — Map (db m109984) HM
New York (Monroe County), Penfield — Penfield - 1810
Penfield - 1810 Named for Daniel Penfield original proprietor. First town meeting was held April 2, 1811 in early schoolhouse here. — Map (db m109982) HM
New York (Monroe County), Pittsford — Cobblestone Academy
. . . — Map (db m101126) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Changes Over Time — Turning Point Park — Genesee Riverway
Changes Over Time 19th Century Industrial Era For a century, starting in the 1870s, this area of the Genesee River was dominated by industrial uses. The railroad trestle, shown above, was built up on this site in 1909 to transfer coal from . . . — Map (db m117894) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Hayden House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1853 — Map (db m115296) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Irondequoit and its Waterfront
Although most of the commercial activity took place on the west bank, Irondequoit rivaled Charlotte as a summer resort. At the north end of Irondequoit Bay was Sea Breeze with its docks, hotels and amusement park. Also on the bay were the Newport . . . — Map (db m90471) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Latta House
Latta House Built ca 1809 by Samuel Latta, named first customs collector of the Port of Genesee by President Thomas Jefferson in 1805. — Map (db m113460) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Margaret Woodbury Strong — Collector Extraordinaire — People of the Coast
Margaret Woodbury Strong loved to play and recognized the importance of play to learning. She founded The Stong in 1968, and it opened to the public in 1982. The Strong is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted soley to the study of . . . — Map (db m101160) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Port on Lake Ontario
A variety of sailing vessels have come into our port. The steamboat Ontario visited the Genesee in 1817 on her maiden voyage. The sighting of a ship far off on the horizon and following her into port, a ship like today's Stephen B. . . . — Map (db m90721) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — St. Mary's Hospital
St. Mary's Hospital Opened in September 1857 by the Sisters of Charity from Emmitsburg, Maryland. Cared for over 3000 sick and wounded Civil War Soldiers. — Map (db m101158) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — The West Garden
This garden was originally created in 1917 by Claude Bragdon. George Eastman had been inspired by photographs of the Garden at Hestercombe House, Somerset, England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Miss Gertrude Jekyll. During the subsequent years . . . — Map (db m101154) HM
New York (Monroe County), Webster — Jayne & Mason Bank
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — (db m113468) HM
New York (Monroe County), Webster — Webster Baptist Church
Webster Baptist Church Organnized - 1830, built - 1857 memorial windows - 1902 education wing - 1957 tower clock - 1983 national land mark - 1991 — Map (db m113467) HM
New York (Montgomery County), Root — Dam. That's Not a Bridge?
Mighty floods sweep down the Mohawk almost every spring. Builders of the original Erie Canal recognized the river's power and laid out their artificial waterway well above flood levels. Barge Canal engineers dredged river channels and replaced stone . . . — Map (db m97601) HM
New York (Niagara County), Cambria — DEC. 19th, 1813
DEC. 19th, 1813. Site of log cabin arsenal used by settlers, who with the aid of the Tuscaroras halted the British from burning areas eastward. — Map (db m70866) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — For God and Country
Throughout its history, Niagara has prepared its graduates in peace and war for service to America. From the Civil War to both World Wars and Vietnam, its men and women have served with distinction. This monument commemorates those who . . . — Map (db m78858) WM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — Fort Demler — The British fortify the Portage route
The British gained control of the region in 1759 and, in 1762, constructed a small post, Fort Demler, to protect the landing area. Initially garrisoned by a platoon of eight soldiers, the fort consisted of a small, two-room guardhouse and a 54' by . . . — Map (db m66322) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — Oak Hill and Scovell Knoll
Scovell Knoll is a rocky outcrop formed by an erosion-resistant bedrock cap that protected the area from the leveling effects of the glaciers during the end of the last ice age. The area has hydrologic features associated with fissures in the . . . — Map (db m82247) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — The Magazin Royale — A simple structure with a grand name establishes a permanent French presence at the Lower Landing
Louis Thomas de Joncaire, a French soldier captured and adopted by the Seneca until repatriated in 1694, played an important role for the French as an interpreter and trader. Joncaire and his sons are the French men most commonly associated with the . . . — Map (db m66264) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Chase-Crowley-Keep House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m81606) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Col. W. M. Bond House — 1823
Col. W. M. Bond House 1823 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m79962) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II
Pvt. Joseph F. O'Hearn, 1890 - 1918, World War I. SSgt. William J. Stamp, 1913 - 1943, World War II. To honor the memory of Pvt. Joseph F. O'Hearn and his nephew SSgt. William J. Stamp who were the first Lockport residents to be killed in World . . . — Map (db m77036) WM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — House at 8 Berkley Drive
House at 8 Berkley Drive circa 1956 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m82729) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Lockport Federal Building
The Lockport Federal Building is architecturally significant as an outstanding example of early twentieth century public architecture. Built between 1902 and 1904 from a design by James Knox Taylor, supervising architect of the Treasury Department, . . . — Map (db m77000) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lockport — Original Niagara Grape Vine
Original Niagara Grape Vine ————— Result of crossing Concord by Cassady 1868 ————— First fruited 1872 ————— Erected by N.Y. State Horticultural . . . — Map (db m82833) HM
New York (Niagara County), Middleport — Early Church — Universalist Church
Built by Fred Shy in 1841, church members brought cobblestones from Lake Ontario shore by ox carts. Erected July, 1976 — Map (db m73006) HM
New York (Niagara County), Newfane — Roller Mill
Roller Mill 200 feet from here. Built in 1835 by Hon. George R. Davis of Troy, N. Y. — Map (db m81770) HM
New York (Niagara County), Newfane — The Willingness to Sacrifice
. . . — Map (db m117404) WM
New York (Niagara County), Newfane — Tom Kelly Rustic Theatre
Tom Kelly Rustic Theatre Tom Kelly was an integral part of Olcott Beach Carousel Park. He was part of the original Olcott Beach Committee formed in 1999, project manager for the roundhouse restoration, on the board of directors, treasurer for six . . . — Map (db m95272) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Luna Island
Located between the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls, this island was named in the 19th century for the beautiful moonlit rainbows visitors could see here on nights when the moon is full or near full. Caused by the mist from the falls, these . . . — Map (db m87899) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial
(front) One crowded hour of glory is worth an age without a name World War II T. Sgt. Bernard P. Bell Co. I, 142nd Inf. Regt. 36th Inf. Division Vietnam 2nd Lt. John Paul Bobo Co. I, 3rd Battalion 9th . . . — Map (db m77088) WM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial
[centerpiece][front] The names you see enshrined here are not those of timid men but rather those who gave [right side] their lives for freedom ★ "It is foolish and wrong [rear] to mourn the men who died rather we should thank God that such . . . — Map (db m86660) WM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America Dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a Pledge of everlasting Fidelity and . . . — Map (db m80143) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — Site of First House — Built by Judge Porter in 1808
Built by Judge Porter in 1808. Many notable visitors and friendly Indians were received within its walls. — Map (db m70752) HM
New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls — The Buttery Elevators — The Passing of a 19th-Century Landmark
The public accessed the Whirlpool Rapids via a rickety stairway at an old saw mill that was purchased by John M. Buttery in the 1850s. When the site became a popular tourist destination, Buttery abandoned the mill and built a safer stairway into the . . . — Map (db m75205) HM
New York (Niagara County), North Tonawanda — Dedicated to the Memory of Those Who Made the Greatest Sacrifice
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the greatest sacrifice in Vietnam [10 names] — Map (db m80164) WM
New York (Niagara County), North Tonawanda — Herschell-Spillman Steam Boiler
In 1872 the Armitage-Herschell Company established itself as an iron foundry in North Tonawanda. The Armitage-Herschell foundry forged iron farm equipment, storm sewer grates, and many other implements. Among the others, was the steam boiler which . . . — Map (db m75520) HM
New York (Niagara County), North Tonawanda — The "Highspeed Line"
The "Highspeed Line" was officially opened June 9, 1918. For a long time it was the fastest mode of transportation between Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The travel time between the foot of Main Street in Buffalo and the foot of Falls Street in Niagara . . . — Map (db m80285) HM
New York (Niagara County), Ransomville — Swigert's Evaporator
c. 1902, John and Henry Swigert built an evaporator, one of the world's largest apple dryers, and in 1905 a cooperage. Both were destroyed by fire in 1927. The Grange Hall survived. — Map (db m72712) HM
New York (Niagara County), Royalton — Church Site of First Christian Society of Royalton
Pastor, Rev. Oliver Castle erected 1818; burned and rebuilt 1845; removed 1885 and lot added to cemetery. State Education Department 1938. — Map (db m73038) HM
New York (Niagara County), Royalton — Mill District
Mabee, Warner, Failing, Ritchie, Otto continuous flour grist and saw mills -- 1812 - 1965, upper and lower ponds. — Map (db m73206) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wheatfield — In Memory of the Men of the Town of Wheatfield
In memory of the men of the Town of Wheatfield who died in the World Wars 1917 * 1918 1941 * 1945 Korean War 1950 * 1953 Vietnam War 1964 * 1973 — Map (db m77390) WM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — Lake Shore Rarities — Year 'Round Birding Possibilities — Natural History
Migrants and Irruptives. Migrating birds follow regular routes between breeding and non-breeding areas twice each year. The timing for each specie is about the same every year. Irruptive migrations do not happen every year. Irruptions occur in . . . — Map (db m79557) HM
New York (Niagara County), Wilson — Lake Street and Young Street
Young Street and Lake Street. This large cobblestone building was built in 1844 as the home of Luther Wilson. Luther was the eldest child of Reuben Wilson, the founder of our town. In 1890, the families of Luther Wilson and his son Reuben F. Wilson . . . — Map (db m70538) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Cicero — Childhood Home
Childhood Home Matilda Joslyn Gage 1826-98 writer and activist leader of New York and national woman sufferage associations. Staunch abolitionist. — Map (db m83972) HM
New York (Onondaga County), Clay — Pine Plains
Pine Plains First burial April 9, 1812. Inc. 1886 from Shaver Cemetery and other farm land. Veterans of Revolutionary & Civil Wars and other wars buried here. — Map (db m83876) HM
New York (Ontario County), Victor — Deohako — Things That Sustain Us — Ganondagon State Historic Site
Although the Seneca were successful hunters and gatherers, they were famed for their horticulture. Up until colonial times Seneca cultivators were primarily women, and the plant world was associated with their aspect of life. Central to Seneca . . . — Map (db m70861) HM
New York (Ontario County), Victor — Gannagaro
Gannagaro. Largest of the Seneca Indian villages, was located on Boughton Hill. Rev. Joseph Chaumonot preached and baptized here in 1657. The place was also visited by Rev. Julien Garnier and other Jesuit missionaries. Rev. John Pierron had a chapel . . . — Map (db m125547) HM
New York (Ontario County), Victor — Gannongarae
[1] Gannongarae The country of the Sonnontouans, which is much the most fertile and populous of the cantons of the Iroquois, contains two very large towns and a number of lesser villages, besides a town of the Hurons named St. Michel, who took . . . — Map (db m125590) HM
New York (Ontario County), Victor — Home of Sgt. Amos Woodin
Home of Sgt. Amos Woodin Soldier of the Revolution. Saw Burgoyne surrender at Saratoga 1777. — Map (db m125554) HM
New York (Ontario County), Victor — Nundawahonoga
[1] Nundawahonoga The Senecques have four towns, vizt Canagora, Tiotohatton, Canoenada, & Keint-he; Canagorah and Tiotohattan lye within 30 mile of the lake ffontenacque, and ye other two ly about four or five mile apiece to ye southward of these, . . . — Map (db m125582) HM
New York (Ontario County), Victor — Pabos
Pabos A Basque explorer seeking the Northwest Passage buried 300 ft. east. June 10, 1618 — Map (db m125549) HM
New York (Orleans County), Albion — Home of Sanford E. Church — 1815 - 1880
Lieut. Gov. 1850-52 Comptroller of State 1857 Chief Judge Ct. of Appeals 1867-80 — Map (db m78156) HM
New York (Orleans County), Clarendon — Butterfield Cobblestone
Butterfield Cobblestone built 1849 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m92534) HM
New York (Orleans County), Clarendon — Clarendon Honors its Veterans
Clarendon honors its veterans and those who gave their lives in the service of their country. In the glory of their youth we shall remember them. — Map (db m92544) WM
New York (Orleans County), Gaines — Cobblestones — Birth of a Local Style — Architecture of the Coast
Ingenious use of local materials gave rise to a home-grown Seaway Trail architectural style. Cobblestone construction was perfected by local masons between the opening of the Erie Canal and the Civil War. Local farmers had access to the . . . — Map (db m78221) HM
New York (Orleans County), Kendall — In Memory of All the Men and Women From Kendall
In memory of all the men and women from Kendall who served their contry in times of conflict and peace. We thank you. — Map (db m90790) WM
New York (Orleans County), Lyndonville — First Blacksmith
Consider Peabody 1817 Became part of William Gray foundry torn down 1952 for park. Flaghorse collars were made nearby. — Map (db m72131) HM
New York (Orleans County), Murray — The Transit Line
The Transit Line This boulder marks the boundary line between The Holland Purchase → and ← The Connecticut Tract as established in 1798 — Map (db m92508) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Brewer Bookstore
St. Lawrence University's original gymnasium was built in 1896 where Gunnison Memorial Chapel stands today. When the old gym burned in May 1925, construction of the Brewer Field House son began. Named for Charles S. Brewer (class of 1891), the . . . — Map (db m88773) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — Home of Silas Wright
Home of Silas Wright Statesman U.S. Senator 1833-43 Gov. of New York 1844-46 — Map (db m79072) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Canton — The Grist Mill
The grist mill shown here was originally known as the St. Lawrence Mill. It was a three-story brick building erected by Lucius Moody in 1859-60 and for many years it was owned by D.W. Sherwin. Canton Town and Village Historian If the . . . — Map (db m88726) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Gouverneur — In Tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves
In tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves, first female NYS Senator. Served in state legislature from 1925-1933, and the State Senate from 1935-1949. — Map (db m87875) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Madrid — Madrid Historic Businesses
(1)Saw Mill, (2)Grist Mill, (3)Woolen Mill, (4)Pants Factory, (5)Fly and Insect Destroyer Factory, Source: francesadams.com (6)Laundry. Since its early settlement, Madrid has been a center for business and industry. This area in particular . . . — Map (db m79539) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Madrid — Madrid Stone Bridge
In 1880 the people of Madrid began to discuss the replacement of their log bridge. The first bridge was built in the winter of 1803-4 and had been rebuilt and repaired a number of times. The Town considered wood, stone, and iron for the bridge. . . . — Map (db m79532) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — Eisenhower Lock — Stepping Down the St. Lawrence — History of the Coast
How Does a Lock Work? 1) A) Filling valve opened. Emptying valve closed. B) Water enters by gravity. Gate closed. Ship waiting to enter. C) Chamber fills to upstream level. D) Attendant opens gate. Catch cable lowered. 2) A) Attendants tie off . . . — Map (db m79307) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Massena — The Empire State — Historic New York
Following exploration by Champlain and Hudson in 1609, the first permanent settlement began in the Hudson Valley in 1624. Dutch rule was displaced in 1664 by the English who named New York after the King's brother, the Duke of York and Albany. . . . — Map (db m79281) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Parishville — Site Of First Bridge
Site of first bridge made by white men in Town of Parishville 1809 — Map (db m75709) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II
1941 (Potsdam Fire Department-Established 1857) 1945 In honor of the members of the Potsdam Fire Department who served in the armed forces of our country in World War II Army [seven names listed] Navy [three names listed] . . . — Map (db m78981) WM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Potsdam — Potsdam Raquette River Walk — Trinity Episcopal Church / Racket, Racquette, or Raquette?
Trinity Episcopal Church Built of Potsdam Sandstone in 1836 by the Clarkson family (cornerstone laid in 1835), this is the only local church still standing that was constructed using the slab-and-binder method. The rectory and all additions . . . — Map (db m78860) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — Early Power
Early Power A dam extending from shore to Island, together with a power canal, provided power for many small industries. 1804-1925 — Map (db m79494) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Waddington — George Redington House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1825 — Map (db m79398) HM
New York (Steuben County), Hornell — Hornellsville Veterans Memorial
east marker front In memory of veterans of the Civil War 1861 - 1865 from Hornellsville N.Y. area in our country's service.

east marker inside In memory of veterans of World War II from Hornellsville N.Y. area in our country's . . . — Map (db m76111) WM

New York (Wayne County), Lyons — Gratefully Dedicated
Air Force Gratefully dedicated to the lasting memory of all the men and women of the village and town of Lyons who have served honorably in the armed forces of the United States of America in peace and war. Army Navy POW★MIA You are . . . — Map (db m117666) WM
New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Macedon Academy
Macedon Academy Est. 1841 to educate in the academics, in character, and in the equality of all people. Frederick Douglass spoke here March 6, 1861. — Map (db m117598) HM
New York (Wayne County), Palmyra — Sampson House
Sampson House Birthplace of Rear Admiral William T. Sampson 1840-1902. Commander of flagship in the Spanish-American War. — Map (db m117632) HM
New York (Wayne County), Pultneyville — From the Nearby Ravine
From the nearby ravine, the militia and volunteers hastily gathered under General Swift, bravely defended the northern frontier, their kindred and homes, from the attack of the British at Pultneyville, May 15, 1814 — Map (db m79596) HM WM
New York (Wayne County), Red Creek — First Log Cabin
First Log Cabin Site of log cabin built in 1813 by Jacob Snyder, first settler of Red Creek. — Map (db m79707) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — The Sodus Point Coal Trestle
The early 1850's saw Sodus Bay as a commercial port, and with the increased demand for coal, local businessmen began construction of the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad line, that would connect it to the coal fields of central Pennsylvania, via the . . . — Map (db m79660) HM
New York (Wayne County), Wolcott — Northrup Park
Northrup Park This park was the gift of Gardner H. Northrup who came to Wolcott in 1871. The memorial bandstand was given by his widow in 1928. — Map (db m79662) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — Mary Jemison — White Woman of the Genesee — Letchworth State Park
Mary Jemison (1743-1833) was born during a voyage from Ireland to the United States [sic]. Captured during the French and Indian War, she was adopted into the Seneca Nation and chose to remain a Seneca, marrying and raising a family in the Genesee . . . — Map (db m76358) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Middlebury — West Middlebury Baptist Church
Organized with 17 members March 11, 1811. Present building dedicated June 21, 1832. State Education Department 1950. — Map (db m75314) HM
Ohio (Ashtabula County), Andover — 8-4 — Pymatuning Wetlands / Pymatuning Reservoir
Pymatuning Wetlands The advancing and retreating mile-high glacial sheet of ice and snow shaped the countryside around this area. As the last of the ice masses melted, a great swamp developed, punctuated by towering white pines, bogs, and . . . — Map (db m107661) HM
Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), West Mifflin — The Windmill — National Historic District
Built in 1921 on an island in the lagoon, (main show area now), the Windmill was moved here in 1940. It was copied from a similar attraction in Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Windmill is included in an oil painting by the famous primitive . . . — Map (db m76681) HM

Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Altoona — Horseshoe Curve — National Historic Engineering Landmark
Designed and built under the direction [of] Pennsylvania Railroad chief engineer and, later, company president, J. Edgar Thomson. Horseshoe Curve opened February 15, 1854. It was 366 meters across and 1310 meters long with a 1.8 percent grade. . . . — Map (db m52488) HM
Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Johnstown — Oklahoma House
Used as temporary housing for survivors of the 1889 flood — Map (db m53913) HM
Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Westmont — The Johnstown Flood
On May 31, 1889, a massive earthen dam located 14 miles east of Johnstown broke under record rains, releasing 20 million tons of water into the little Conemaugh Valley. The flood hit Johnstown at 4:07 p.m., entering the town through the notch . . . — Map (db m76881) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), East Marlborough — Peirce's Park — An Arboretum and Pleasure Ground — Heritage, Horticulture & Design
The property that became Longwood Gardens was originally owned by Quaker farmer George Peirce, who purchased the land from William Penn in 1700. George Peirce's great-grandsons loved botany and began a collection of trees near the original . . . — Map (db m87195) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), East Marlborough — Peirce's Woods — Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
The Peirce family, owners of this land from 1700 to 1905, collected and planted trees in rows near the house. By 1850, they had developed Peirce's Park, one of this nation's finest arbortums. The adjoining woodland is known as Peirce's Woods. In . . . — Map (db m87196) HM
Pennsylvania (Columbia County), Franklin — Swimming Hole
Swimming Hole A natural swimming hole on Roaring Creek attracted the first visitors to Knoebels farm. Admission: With bath house 10’ Visitors Horse Fed & Stabled 25’ — Map (db m122641) HM
Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Connellsville — Connellsville — Gateway to the Laurel Highlands
•You see in the distance Chestnut Ridge, the western edge of the Allegheny Mountains; behind you, you will not encounter mountains again until you reach the Rockies, more than 1,000 miles away. A ford of the Youghiogheny River known as Stewart's . . . — Map (db m76709) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Railroad Signs — 125 Years — 1878-2002
This cast iron sign originally stood beside the Ligonier Valley Railroad tracks that passed through Idlewild. Several more can be found along the route of the park's narrow gauge train the "Loyalhanna Ltd." — Map (db m77024) HM
Vermont (Windham County), Wilmington — Lyman House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m97248) HM

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