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You see them everywhere-on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks-outdoor signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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NENE11.4 km

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Signs of HistoryOwego Confluence - Owego, NY

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This corner of Owego started as an area of mills and businesses, but they did not survive. The Confluence is of the Owego Creek and the Susquehanna River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 3/31/2019

last visited: never

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NENE12.4 km

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Signs of HistoryOwego Heritage - Owego, NY

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This is a Greenway sign in Draper Park near the Susquehanna Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/5/2019

last visited: never

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NENE12.6 km

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Signs of HistoryRoutes of the Armies - Owego, NY

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Another of a series of plaques on stone that mark the route of the Clinton Sullivan campaign of 1779

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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NENE12.7 km

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Signs of HistoryOn the site of Owego - Owego, NY

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A plaque on a stone placed 1927 about the burning of the Indian village in 1779

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 9/11/2015

last visited: never

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WW12.7 km

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Signs of HistoryMilltown Est. 1783 - Sayre PA

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Prince Bryant’s gristmill became Shepards mill in 1788. The only mill between Binghamton, NY and Wilkes-Barre, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/20/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryLehigh Valley Railroad 1870-1976-LVRR 1904 - Sayre PA

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Left Panel 1889---Right Panel 1896

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryOwego Heritage - Hickories Park, Owego, NY

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This is another sign in the Two Rivers Greenway Project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/10/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryArmy Routes - Waverly ,NY

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One of a series of markers placed from Cooperstown to near Rochester along the Susquehanna and then through the Finger Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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SWSW19.3 km

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Signs of HistoryStone Wall Hill - Milan, PA

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A portion of the nearby stone wall was laid by the Works Progress Administration in 1938-39

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: 9/27/2021

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Signs of HistoryOld Home - Vestal, NY, USA

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The style of this sign is standard highway sign, green and white. It is in a hamlet known as Ross Corners, which is in the town of Vestal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

Image for Vestal Heritage - Vestal, NYview gallery

EE24.8 km

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Signs of HistoryVestal Heritage - Vestal, NY

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This sign has information about Badger's Mill, LaTourette Farm House, Ward B. Castle Farm, plus more.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Soldiers of the American Revolution - Chemung, NYview gallery

WW25.6 km

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Signs of HistorySoldiers of the American Revolution - Chemung, NY

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A plaque on a rock in the Riverside Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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EE26.1 km

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Signs of HistoryChugnut - Vestal, NY

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People were settled at Chugnut as early as 5000 years ago. The Native American village there was burned during the Clinton-Sullivan campaign in the Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 3/28/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryUnion of Armies - Endicott, New York

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Near this point the continental forces of General James Clinton met up with the main army of General John Sullivan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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EE26.4 km

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Signs of HistoryClinton Sullivan Stone - Endicott, NY

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Stone shows where the Sullivan and Clinton Armies met. This plaque was placed in 1913 by the DAR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/23/2014

last visited: never

Image for Battle of Chemung - Chemung County, NYview gallery

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Signs of HistoryBattle of Chemung - Chemung County, NY

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Battle of Chemung-Routes of the Armies - Interstate 86-NY RT 60 - Chemung County, NY There are portraits of Sullivan and Clinton and a map of their route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/14/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOscalui - PA

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Formerly known as Ogehage was an ancient fortified town of the Andastes located fifty rods northeasterly from this marker near the junction of Sugar Creek and the Susquehanna River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

Image for Vestal Heritage - Vestal, NYview gallery

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Signs of HistoryVestal Heritage - Vestal, NY

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The earliest business was Crane's Ferry, the only way to cross the Susquehanna from Tioga County to Binghamton until 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/6/2019

last visited: never

Image for Two Rivers Greenway - Endicott, New Yorkview gallery

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Signs of HistoryTwo Rivers Greenway - Endicott, New York

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This sign is one of a series for the Two Rivers Greenway. It is on the west end of the Chugnut Trail in Endicott, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 3/1/2019

last visited: never

Image for Vestal Heritage (2) - Vestal, NYview gallery

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Signs of HistoryVestal Heritage (2) - Vestal, NY

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This is a Two Rivers Greenway sign near the Coal House on the Vestal Rail Trial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/6/2019

last visited: never

Image for Major General John Sullivan’s March - Wysox PAview gallery

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Signs of HistoryMajor General John Sullivan’s March - Wysox PA

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This stone commemorates the passing through Wesauking on August 9, and October 4, 1779 of Major General John Sullivan and his troops in the military expedition against the Six Nations

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

Image for Wysox Presbyterian Church - Wysox PAview gallery

SS27.2 km

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Signs of HistoryWysox Presbyterian Church - Wysox PA

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This church was organized October 3, 1791 as Congregational by the Reverend Jabez Culver, a Connecticut missionary.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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Signs of HistoryEndicott Heritage (2) - Two Rivers Greenway - Endicott, New York

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This is the history of Endicott, NY, home of IBM and Endicott Johnson Corporation. The Two Rivers Greenway is a project that will connect trails from Binghamton to Owego, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/27/2019

last visited: never

Image for Maxwell-Bennett House 209 York Ave - Towanda PAview gallery

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Signs of HistoryMaxwell-Bennett House 209 York Ave - Towanda PA

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John C. Adams built this impressive Greek revival 15-room home in 1854. The family of William Maxwell occupied the home for nearly 100 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

Image for The Daily Review 116 Main St. - Towanda PAview gallery

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Signs of HistoryThe Daily Review 116 Main St. - Towanda PA

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This handsome building was built in 1896 using stone from the same quarry as the Courthouse, Old Jail and Christ Episcopal Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/28/2020

last visited: 9/26/2021

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