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William McNeil - Hammond, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 44° 27.117 W 075° 41.576
18T E 444868 N 4922305
Quick Description: Marker recounting the history of William McNeil, an early settler in the Hammond area.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2019 1:53:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM1075A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 0

Long Description:
William McNeil was the first settler in this area. He came to the Hammond area from Vermont, via Chippewa Bay sometime prior to the War of 1812.

The marker is located in front of the Hammond Historical Museum off NY Rte 37. There is also a statue of McNeil nearby.

Marker text reads:


Wm. McNeil, Hammond area's
first settler, came from
Vermont to Chippewa Bay
pre 1812. Statue by local
artist Carmen D'Avino
Marker Name: William McNeil

Marker Type: Roadside

Agency: R.T. Elethorp Historical Society

City/Town/Village Name: Hammond

County: St. Lawrence

Region: Thousand Islands - Seaway (Region 4)

Dedication Date: Not Listed

Website: Not listed

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