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William W. Hawes House. 363 York Ave.. The major new industry begun in Towanda in the 1880's was James H. Hawes' Toy Factory, located just north of the Historic District in a neighborhood still called Toytown. The Hawes firm became one of the Coun…
James H. Hawes House. 217 York Ave.. In the late 1800's James H. Hawes built this magnificent Queen Anne home displaying twin gables and very elaborate spindled porches, including a porte-cochere. Born in London, England, James came to this countr…
The Canal House. 100 River St.. This imposing 18-room structure is a cross between Italianate and Greek Revival architecture. It is sometimes referred to as "Foster Hall" because of its association with Stephen Foster's family. Ephriam B…
Towanda's Oldest House. 1 York Ave.. Col. Harry Spalding built one of the town's few structures of federal style architecture in 1812. He erected a combination tavern and dwelling at 1 York Ave. It is the oldest house in this borough and third old…
Bacteriologist for the US Department of Agriculture who discovered that brucellosis bacteria found in raw milk caused undulant fever in humans. Despite gender discrimination in her field, she published a report in 1918 and promoted milk pasteuriza…
Dedicated to the Glory of Almighty God, in honor of All Veterans of the Sylvania community who have served their country.
Presented to Troy Borough School District December 7, 1916 by E. Everitt Van Dyne ———————— The Town Clock presented to Troy Borough November 25, 1914 by Stephen H. Heywood —&mda…
Century Building
In honor of All Who Served their country in time of need. [Dedicated] Nov. 11, 1971
This Bell cast in 1874 hung in the Old Firehouse of the Oscoluwa Engine & Hose Company and for over half a century sounded the alarm when fire threatened this community Erected on this site in honor of Troy Firemen Past, Present and F…
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