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  • 04/30/19--08:14: Faerman’s Cash Registers
  • New York, New York.
    According to Bernie Faerman, when Faerman Cash Register Company opened at 331 Broome Street (1959) and then relocated to 159 Bowery (1963), the area was “Cash Register Heaven,” with multiple dealerships within just a few . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:20: Richard Morris Hunt
  • New York, New York.
    To Richard Morris Hunt October 31, 1828 July 31, 1895 In recognition of his services to the cause of art in America this memorial was erected 1898 by the Art Societies of New York

    (Architecture) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:23: Hi-Tech
  • New York, New York.
    Step back for a moment to take in the eclectic design of the elaborate façade drawing on Renaissance Revival and Neo-Classical ornament. The carved limestone storefront that extends to the second story incorporates pilasters . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:31: Pioneer Cemetery
  • Prattsburgh, New York.
    Established 1806 on land owned by Capt. Joel Pratt, Revolutionary War veteran & founder of Prattsburgh. Buried in this cemetery.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:34: Vestal Parkway
  • Vestal, New York.
    Parkway style highway built 1941. Completed 1951. Led to rapid development along what became Vestal's "$50 Million Main Street."

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:37: Baptist Church
  • Trumansburg, New York.
    Designed and constructed in 1851 by Daniel Elmore, minister & carpenter. Housed 2nd Baptist Church and Society of Ulysses.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:39: Early Cemetery
  • Dansville, New York.
    Revolutionary War veteran Nathaniel Porter buried 1797. Some early residents still interred here after headstones removed in 19th c.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fishkill, New York.
    Served Baxtertown community 1848-1930s. Evidence suggests station on Underground Railroad

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:47: County Farm
  • Cairo, New York.
    Erected 1883 to shelter Greene County's sick and destitute. Farm worked by residents. Closed 1962. Converted to County Office Bldg in 1963.

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:52: Pine Grove
  • Saratoga Springs, New York.
    Site of the Walworth home 1823-1952 and was home to Ellen Hardin Walworth, one of four founders of the National Society DAR 1890

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Women) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:55: Baum Encampment
  • Greenwich, New York.
    On August 11, 1777, German Lt. Col. Friedrich Baum and his troops camped here by two houses opposite the estate of Gen. Schuyler

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--08:59: Office Bldg
  • Port Henry, New York.
    of Witherbee and Sherman Iron Ore Company, part of Franklin Patent 1765. Built ca. 1875 donated to Town of Moriah in 1959.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--09:01: Shaw Bridge
  • Claverack, New York.
    Double span scientific design bowstring truss bridge constructed 1870. Design patented by Squire Whipple of Utica in 1841.

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--09:06: Schuyler Falls
  • Schuyler Falls, New York.
    Cemetery est. Nov. 21, 1876 resting place of many early area families - Eels, Keet, Mason, Merchant, Lobdell, Ladue, Turner, Weaver

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--09:13: Soper Cemetery
  • Morrisonville, New York.
    A.K.A. Ayer-Soper Cemetery. Burial site for Ayer, Hall, Robinson & Soper families. Headstones remaining show interments from 1832-1863.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--10:25: Korean Comfort Women Statue
  • Glendale, California.
    In Memory of more than 200,000 Asian and Dutch women who were removed from their homes in Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, East Timor, and Indonesia, to be coerced into sexual . . .

    (Asian Americans • Civil Rights • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--10:29: Site Of
  • King Ferry, New York.
    Jabez Bradley home. Land purchased in 1794. Early commissioner and philanthropist for former Town of Milton.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--10:31: Northville
  • King Ferry, New York.
    Former name for Hamlet of King Ferry in Town of Genoa. Named used as early as 1827 until ca. 1904

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--10:33: Genoa Mill
  • Genoa, New York.
    On this site ca 1859-1942 provided flour milling on bank of Mill Pond created ca. 1835 from damming Salmon Creek.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--10:34: Alvin Building
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    This is the site of the Alvin Silver Co., producers of distinctive flatware and holloware. Along with the Watchcase Factory, Alvin was the Village's stalwart employer from 1911 to January 1, 1925 when the handsome structure . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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