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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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New York Historical MarkersDewittsburgh Newtown Point - Elmira, NY

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Moses Dewitt sold lots in Dewittsburgh, which later became Newtown, then Elmira.

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location: New York

date approved: 1/31/2016

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New York Historical MarkersElmira - Elmira, NY

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"Elmira ...after the daughter of Nathan Teall, Tavern Owner & prominent local citizen"

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location: New York

date approved: 1/31/2016

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New York Historical MarkersChemung Canal - Elmira, NY

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"The growth of Southern Tier cities such as Elmira and Corning was enhanced by the canal...the Chemung Canal enabled coal, lumber, and agricultural products to be shipped from Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York"

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location: New York

date approved: 1/31/2016

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersThis Ridge - Lowman, NY

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This is one of several signs in and around the Newtown Battle area, a Revolutionary War battle site.

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location: New York

date approved: 1/25/2016

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersFred M Locke

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This marker stands along the roadside on Rt 444 at the edge of the village of Victor, in front of what is now the Victor Insulators, Inc.

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location: New York

date approved: 1/24/2016

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersWillseyville Community Baptist Church - Willseyville, NY

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"In 1838 Jacob Willsey obtained 300 signatures to build a meetinghouse which was finished in 1840. In the beginning the meetinghouse was shared with the Methodists and the Swedenborgs, a spiritual cult of the time. "

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location: New York

date approved: 1/24/2016

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersVestal Centre - Vestal Center, NY

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Vestal Center Methodist is a small rural church built in 1875.

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location: New York

date approved: 1/20/2016

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New York Historical MarkersSix Mile Creek - Caroline, NY

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This sign marks a creek crossing on an old "Warriors Trail". There is currently a trail along this creek in Ithaca that is through a wild flower preserve.

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location: New York

date approved: 1/18/2016

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New York Historical MarkersCornell University - Ithaca, NY

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"The university was initially funded by Ezra Cornell's $400,000 endowment and by New York's 989,920-acre (4,006.1 km2) allotment of the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862"

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location: New York

date approved: 1/18/2016

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New York Historical MarkersCardiff Giant - Cooperstown, NY

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A New York State marker reporting on the discovery, status, and current location of the Cardiff Giant is located on Lake Street outside the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, NY

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location: New York

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersTown of Ithaca - Ithaca, New York

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"Town of Ithaca formed March 15, 1821 from a portion of the Town of Ulysses"

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location: New York

date approved: 1/4/2016

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New York Historical MarkersFirst Court House - Ithaca, NY

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This sign is in front of the second court house.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/22/2015

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New York Historical MarkersCayuga Indian Village - Danby, NY

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"Scholars agree that Logan Elrod was a son of Shikellamy, an important diplomat for the Iroquois Confederacy;...Logan's father Shikellamy, who was of the Oneida nation, worked closely with Pennsylvania official James Logan"

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location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

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New York Historical MarkersAhwaga Hotel - Owego, NY

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"A grand hotel with 145 rooms, that would serve traffic coming through Owego on the river and the Ithaca-Owego railroad, in 1851 the Ahwaga Hotel opened for business, and rapidly became a center for culture, commerce, and politicking"

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location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

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New York Historical MarkersSchool Forest - Walton, NY

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"Here 122,500 trees were planted by the children of the Walton Schools from 1927 to 1934. "

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location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

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New York Historical MarkersWalton Covered Bridge - Walton, NY

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This bridge went over the Delaware River (West Branch).

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location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersWilliam B. Ogden Free Library - Walton, NY

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The library was built by funds given by William B. Ogden, the town deciding that the funds were to be spent on a library.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersDunhamville - Richford, NY

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"Mr. Dunham determined to found a village and to that end purchased a large tract of land south of Richford settlement, a portion of which he laid out into lots and made some attempt to sell."

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location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersLatham Home

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This marker is on the south side (eastbound) of County Route 41 in Ontario County

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location: New York

date approved: 12/12/2015

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New York Historical MarkersCady Block - Nichols, NY

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George Parsons Cady, a doctor, built a block of stores, apartments, doctors offices, and the town hall.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/11/2015

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New York Historical MarkersSullivan Road - Chemung, NY

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This is another sign referring to the route the Sullivan-Clinton armies took in 1779 in the campaign against the British and Indians. The Battle of Chemung and Newtown occurred close to here.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/9/2015

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New York Historical MarkersOld Chemung - Chemung, NY

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Chemung means "Big Horn" in the native language.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/9/2015

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New York Historical MarkersLamont Memorial - McGraw, NY

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This sign marks a library and a boyhood home.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2015

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New York Historical MarkersEarly Sawmill - Taylor, NY

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Sawmill, gristmill and cider mill were here.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2015

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New York Historical MarkersMilitary Route - Chemung, NY

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One of several signs about the Sullivan Clinton Campaign of 1779.

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location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2015

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