Historical Marker Series

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM297S_founding-of-tiffin_Tiffin-OH.html
In 1822 Josiah Hedges purchased the land that would become Tiffin from the Delaware Land Office. By March, this land, situated across the Sandusky River from old Fort Ball (War of 1812) was surveyed and platted by General James Hedges, the brother of Josiah…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2C9M_old-maple-grove_Hoosick-Falls-NY.html
Est. 1854 on earlier burial ground site. Buried here are men and woman who helped found and develop the Town of Hoosick.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CYB_sojourner-truth_Ulster-Park-NY.html
Sojourner Truth. A slave here at Martinus Schryver's tavern: 1808-1810. Speaker-activist on abolition, women's rights & temperance. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementById('ins…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CYF_trolley-depot_Penn-Yan-NY.html
Trolley Depot. . Site of Penn Yan, Keuka Park & Branchport Railway Depot. An electric passenger trolley ran here from 1897 to 1927. Freight service until 1928. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CYG_timothy-jerome_Fabius-NY.html
Timothy Jerome. . Log cabin site and farm land purchased in 1793 first Fabius supervisor great great granduncle of Sir Winston Churchill var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementById…
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Rounds Cemetery. . Pioneer Alfred Rounds and some of his descendants are buried in this stone-walled family cemetery on land son Jacob purchased in 1825. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; docume…
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The Leatherman. Legends & Lore. For no known reason from 1883 to 1889 he trod a 365 mile loop every 34 days between NY and CT clad in 60 lbs of leather. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; documen…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CYJ_l-i-motor-parkway_Ronkonkoma-NY.html
L.I. Motor Parkway. Early road built exclusively for automobiles eastern terminus completed in 1911 to Ronkonkoma Lake var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementById('inscription1').i…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CYL_monorail_East-Patchogue-NY.html
Monorail. . Site of Boynton's Bicycle Railroad. Two mile electrified track ran from Hagerman to Great South Bay in 1890s. Dismantled 1904. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementBy…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CYS_drovers-inn_Vestal-NY.html
Drovers Inn. . 1844 inn built by John and Jacob Rounds as stopover for drovers. Scene of many political discussions. Rounds home after 1855. . var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.ge…
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