List of New York State Historic Markers in Tioga County, New York

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This is an incomplete list of New York State Historic Markers in Tioga County, New York.[1]

Listings county-wide[edit]

Marker name[1] Image Date designated Location City or Town Coords Marker text
1 CARANTOUAN On Nys 17 At W. End Of Waverly Barton,
New York
Spanish Hill, 650 Ft. South Where Etienne Brule, Scout Of Champlain Came In 1615. The First White Explorer Known To Reach This Region
2 ELLIS CREEK On Nys 17 About 1½ Miles East Of Waverly Barton,
New York
Named In Honor Of Ebenezer Ellis, Revolutionary Soldier. Pioneer In Forest 1787 This Community-ellistown
3 MAUGHANTOWANO On Nys 17 About 4½ Miles East Of Waverly Barton,
New York
Where In Spring Of 1779 Encamped Sawyer And Cowley American Soldiers With Four Indian Captors En Route To British Lines
4 SITE OF On Nys 17 At W. Waverly Barton,
New York
Shepard Tavern Built About 1816 By John Shepard & Enlarged By Isaac Shepard In 1825 Destroyed By Fire 1853
5 THE FIRST On Intersection Nys 17 & 34 At North End Of Waverly Barton,
New York
Grist Mill On Cayuta Creek, Built Here Soon After 1800 By George Walker. Was Active For A Century
6 JAMES MCMASTER On Co. Rd., N. End Vlge. Of Candor Candor,
New York
Pioneer, Revolutionary Soldier To Whom Was Granted Title "Mcmaster's Half Township" 1788 Lies Buried Near Here
7 LINE OF On Nys 223, Vlge. Of Candor Candor,
New York
Ithaca & Owego R.r. Inc. 1828 Second Chartered In State Operated By Horse Power For First Six Years
8 BY TRADITION THIS On Nys 38, Village Of Newark Valley Newark Valley,
New York
Maple Tree Was Blazed In 1786 Spared When Indian Trail Was Widened Into Wagon Road
9 WADE FARM On Nys 38 About 2 Mis. S.w. Of Village Of Neward Valley Newark Valley,
New York
Purchased 1833 By Lewis Wade 1791–1862, Musician War Of 1812. Owned And Worked Successively By Lewis Wade; William Wade; Edgar O. Wade; Floyd E. Wade
10 ASBURY CHURCH On Co. Rd. 5 Mis. West Of Village Of Nichols Nichols,
New York
Erected 1822-23 Society Formed 1818 By Rev. John Griffing With Members Elijah, Phebe, Ann, Mariah And Daniel Mcd. Shoemaker
11 BEFORE 1800 THIS ROAD LED On Nys 283 At Lounsberry Nichols,
New York
To A Ferry Across The Susquehanna River To Tioga Center, Operated By John Decker And Gideon Cortright, Rev. Soldier
12 COXE'S MANOR On Nys 283 About 2½ Miles West Of Owego Nichols,
New York
31,470 Acres Of Land Along This Susquehanna Valley Were Granted To Daniel Coxe And Associates By The Crown Of England January 15, 1775
13 LOUNSBERRY On Nys 283 At Lounsberry Nichols,
New York
Formerly Named Canfield Corners Benjamin Lounsberry Settled Here In 1793. Exra Canfield First Postmaster
14 1828 On Court St., Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Old Academy Building On The Site Of The First Schoolhouse Of Owego Settlement Built Of Logs About 1797
15 A LOG HOUSE On W. Front St., Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
First Permanent Building In This Part Of The Valley Built 1785 Near Here By James Mcmaster & Party
16 CAMPVILLE On Nys 17C About 6 Miles East Od Village Of Owego Owego,
New York
Named In Honor Of Col. Asa Camp Revolutionary Soldier Who Settled Here In 1800 & Conducted 1St Tavern
17 FIRST SAWMILL On Nys 17 At W. End Vlge. Owego Owego,
New York
In Owego, Built By James Mcmaster & Amos Draper Before 1791, Stood Just Above This Bridge
18 FIRST TAVERN On Church St., Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
In Owego, Built By Captain Luke Bates In 1795, Stood Here First Town Meeting Held In Tavern
19 HERE THE On Front St., Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Indian Trail From Cayuga Lake Joined The Susquehanna Trail Traveled Paths Long Before Coming Of The White Man
20 ISAAC HARRIS On Old Nys 17 At S. End Of Vlge. Of Apalachin Owego,
New York
Who Settled Here In 1786 Was Delegate To Philadel- Phia In 1790 And Secured Squatters Rights From The Patentees Of Coxe's Manor
21 ITHACA-OWEGO R.R. On Nys 17, Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Second Chartered In State Inc. June 28, 1828 Crossed The Village Park To Terminus On Site Of Ahwaga Park
22 JAS. MC MASTER On Nys 17, Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Was Granted Title To The West Half Of Township Site Of Present Village Of Owego 1788
23 NICHOLAS On Nys 96 At Erie R.r. Crossing, Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Delaware Warrior Successful Farmer Among The Pioneers; Whose Squaw Gave Name To Squaw Island, Claimed This Flat
24 OWAGEO On Nys 17 At N. End Bridge Over Susquehanna R., Vilge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
An Indian Village Burned August 19, 1779 By Gen. Clinton's Force Enroute To Join General Sullivan
25 OWEGO On Nys 96 At Erie R.r. Crossing, Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Birthplace Of Erie Here Was Held Convention December 20, 1831 To Further The Charter Of New York And Erie Railroad
26 OWEGO & ITHACA On Nys 96 At N. End, Vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Turnpike Incorporated 1807 Giving Northern Settlement Access To Markets Of Pennsylvania & Maryland
27 OWEGO FEMALE SEMINARY On Nys 17C,vlge. Of Owego Owego,
New York
Opened In 1828 By Juliette M. Camp. Owego Female Institute In 1843 Headed By Prof. And Mrs. Joseph M. Ely
28 TAVERN - 1831 On County Rd. At Apalachin Owego,
New York
Built By Pioneer Merchant Ransom Steele The Barnaby Academy Was Located Here Several Years During The Civil War
29 TOLL BRIDGE On Nys 17 At S. End Of Bridge Over Susquehanna River Owego,
New York
Of 1828, Swept Away By Flood Of 1867. Trestle Bridge Of 1868, Purchased By Village, 1881. Steel Bridge Erected, 1893.
30 DUNHAMVILLE On Nys 38 About 1/2 Mile S. Of Village Of Richford Richford,
New York
Experimental City State Proposed In 1828 By Wm. Dunham, Merchant, First Postmaster, And Supervisor Of Richrord.
31 EARLY TURNPIKE At Intersection Nys 38 & 79 At Vlge. Of Richford Richford,
New York
Commission Of 1797: "To Lay Out The Road Leading From Catskill Landing To Catherinestown In The County Of Tioga."
32 FIRST CHURCH On Nys 38, Vlge. Of Richford Richford,
New York
Organied 1821, Built 1823 By Purtan Settlers. Rebuilt In 1854. Original Bell Now In Use
33 PUBLIC SQUARE On Nys 96 At Erie R.r. Crossing, Vlge. Of Owego Richford,
New York
Granted By Deed To The Town Of Richford By The Pioneers Ezek. Rich & Stephen Wells October 9, 1821
34 SITE OF On Nys 38, Vlge. Of Richford Richford,
New York
The Old Abbey Built 1813 By Samuel Smith Who Kept A Tavern Here. The Richford Post Office Established Here In 1830.
35 SPENCER WAS THE On Nys 34, Vlge. Of Spencer Spencer,
New York
County Seat 1811–1822 On This Lot Stood The Old Court House Destroyed By Fire 1821

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