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

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This is a list of New York State Historic Markers in Onondaga County, New York.[1]

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Marker name[1] Image Date designated Location City or Town Coords Marker text Marker Provider
1 SITE OF On NYS 5, two miles west of Syracuse at Fairmount Corners Camillus, Town Of, New York Home Of James Geddes, 1798 Erie Canal Surveyor, 1808 Chief Engineer 1816–1825 State Education Department 1932
2 EARLY SCHOOL On county road, about 1/2 mile south of Brewerton Cicero, Town Of, New York Here Stood Schoolhouse; District No. 1, Built 1824. First District School In Town Of Cicero State Education Department 1932
3 JOHN LEACH On US 11 at Cicero Cicero, Town Of, New York Made First Settlement At Cicero Corners In 1802. Kept A Tavern In Loghouse State Education Department 1932
4 LANDING PLACE On US 11 at Brewerton Cicero, Town Of, New York Near This Point Van Schaick Expedition Against Onondagas Landed April 20, 1779 State Education Department 1932
5 SITE OF INDIAN VILLAGE On US 11 at Brewerton Cicero, Town Of, New York Techiroguen Visited By Le Moyne 1654 And By La Salle 1673 State Education Department 1932
6 TOLL-GATE HOUSE On Bennett St. at Brewerton Cicero, Town Of, New York Built At South End Of First Highway Bridge, 1824 At Brewerton. Moved To This Site About 1850. State Education Department 1932
7 CAUGHDENOY On county road at Caughdenoy Clay, Town Of, New York Lock Constructed By State Of New York 1841. State Education Department 1932
8 OAK ORCHARD On county road 1½ miles north of Euclid Clay, Town Of, New York Lock Constructed By State Of New York 1840. State Education Department 1932
9 ONONDAGA NATION On NYS 57 about one mile south of Three Rivers Clay, Town Of, New York Of Indians Settled Hereabouts According To Tradition Several Centuries Before Discovery Of America By Columbus, 1492. State Education Department 1932
10 SITE OF On South Bank Of Barge Canal At Three Rivers Clay, Town Of, New York Mc Gee's Inn (According To Traditions) Patrick Mc Gee, First Settler Town Of Clay, 1793. In 1791 Kept First Inn At Brewerton. State Education Department 1932
11 DANFORTH MILLS On County Rd. About 1/2 Mile North Of Jamesville Dewitt, Town Of, New York On This Side Of The Creek Saw Mill Built 1792 Grist Mill State Education Department 1932
12 JOHN YOUNG On NYS 5 And NYS 92 At Dewitt Dewitt, Town Of, New York 1752–1834 Revolutionary Soldier First Settler Here In 1791 Village First Called Youngsville State Education Department 1932
13 MOREHOUSE FLATS On NYS 5 And NYS 92 At Dewitt Dewitt, Town Of, New York Benj. Morehouse Settled Here 1789 His Log Tavern Opened 1790 Mexico Town Organized Here 1791 Meeting Here Proposed Formation Of Onondagaco. Dec 23, 1793 State Education Department 1932
14 UNION On NYS 20 N & NYS 173 About 1/2 Mile East Of Jamesville Dewitt, Town Of, New York Congregational Church Building Erected 1808 Society Moved To Jamesville 1828 State Education Department 1932
15 BUILT ABOUT 1820 On NYS 5 At Elbridge Elbridge, Town Of, New York Home Of Col. John Stevens, Onondaga County Militia, War Of 1812 State Education Department 1932
16 THIS LOT On NYS 5 At Elbridge Elbridge, Town Of, New York 43°01′58.9434″N 76°27′28.04″W / 43.033039833°N 76.4577889°W / 43.033039833; -76.4577889 Was Part Of Military Tract Of Capt. Wm. Stevens, Member Mass. Society Cincinnati: State Superintendent Of Salt Industry. State Education Department 1932
17 ANDREWS CABIN On County Rd. About 2½ Mi. South Of Fabius Fabius, Town Of, New York Built By William Andrews About 1821 State Education Department 1932
18 BAPTIST CHURCH On NYS 80 At Fabius Fabius, Town Of, New York First In Town Of Fabius Unbroken Service Since Its Organization On Aug. 24, 1803. This Building Erected 1818. State Education Department 1932
19 FIRST CHURCH On County Rd. About 3 Mi. South Of Fabius Fabius, Town Of, New York In The Valley Organized Here 1803 First Baptist Church Of Fabius State Education Department 1932
20 SITE OF On County Rd. About 2½ Mi. South Of Fabius Fabius, Town Of, New York Keeney Cabin Inhabited 1795 By Simon Keeney, Jr. Birthplace Of Son John First White Child Born In This Valley 1797 State Education Department 1932
21 SITE OF On NYS 80 At Fabius Fabius, Town Of, New York Woodruf Cabin Pioneer Home Of Gurdon Woodruf Built About 1795 State Education Department 1932
22 WEBSTER CABIN On County Rd. About 3 Mi. South Of Fabius Fabius, Town Of, New York Built About 1820 By Eli Webster First Frame House In This Valley State Education Department 1932
23 CARDIFF GIANT On Us 20 At Cardiff Lafayette, Town Of, New York Disinterred Near This Village On Oct. 16, 1869. Represented As A Petrified Prehistoric Man, It Was Subsequently, Proved A Hoax State Education Department 1932
24 NEAR HERE WAS THE HOME OF On NYS 91 At Jamesville Lafayette, Town Of, New York Moses Dewitt Pioneer Settler, Surveyor Major Of Militia And Judge Of The County Court State Education Department 1932
25 [ARROW] 600 FEET On NYS 91 About 1½ Miles South Of Jamesville Lafayette, Town Of, New York Site Of Indian Town Onondaga 1684–1696 Destroyed At Time Of Frontenac's Invasion 1696 State Education Department 1932
26 BATTERY B On NYS 370 About 3 Miles Southwest Of Baldwinsville Lysander, Town Of, New York First N.y. Light Artillery Drilled Near This Point Under Their Organizer, Capt. Rufus D. Pettit, In The Summer Of 1861. State Education Department 1932
27 FIRST LIFT LOCK On NYS 31 & NYS 370 At Baldwinsville Lysander, Town Of, New York The First Lift Lock To Be Constructed West Of Little Falls Was Built Here In 1809 By Jonas C. Baldwin. State Education Department 1932
28 FIRST SETTLER On County Rd. At Jacksonville Lysander, Town Of, New York The Home Of The First White Settler In The Township Of Lysander, Jonathan Palmer, Revolutionary Soldier, Was Built On This Site, 1793. State Education Department 1932
29 GRACE CHURCH On Elizabeth St. At Baldwinsville Lysander, Town Of, New York The Episcopal Church Was The First Church In The United States, According To Tradition, To Be Lighted By Electricity State Education Department 1932
30 ON THIS HILL On NYS 31 At Baldwinsville Lysander, Town Of, New York In The Original House, 31 Women Organized The Female Charitable Society, Second Oldest Woman's Society In The U.s., July 27, 1817. State Education Department 1932
31 SITE OF On NYS 48 About 4 Miles North Of Baldwinsvlle Lysander, Town Of, New York Halfway Tavern 1814-34 Stopping Place For Stage And For Oudiaga, Indian Runner, First Mail Carrier Between Syracuse And Oswego State Education Department 1932
-- THE ERIE CANAL - CANVASS WHITE NYS-historic-marker-Manlius-Center.jpg Manlius Center at Old Erie Canal State Historic Park Manlius, Town Of, New York Development of hydraulic cement, used in construction of the Erie Canal, by Canvass White State Education Department 1932
32 CHERRY VALLEY TURNPIKE On Academy Street At Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Terminated Here Completed About 1809, Joining The Seneca Turnpike Here State Education Department 1932
33 CHRIST CHURCH On NYS 173 At Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Oldest Church Edifice And Oldest Episcopal Parish In Onondaga County, Inc. 1804, 1811; Built 1813; Removed To This Side, 1832. State Education Department 1932
34 DEEP SPRING New York State historic marker – Deep Spring.jpg On NYS 173 At The Madison & Onondaga County Line Manlius, Town Of, New York 43°01′37.85″N 75°54′47.09″W / 43.0271806°N 75.9130806°W / 43.0271806; -75.9130806 Te-ungh-sat-ayagh 450 Ft. North On Iroquois Trail. First Road Made 1790 By Gen. James Wadsworth. County Line And Survey Mark. State Education Department 1932
35 FAYETTEVILLE On NYS 5 & NYS 92 At Fayetteville Manlius, Town Of, New York First Called "Manlius Four Corners". Settled In 1791 By Origen Eaton And Joshus Knowlton. Boyhood Home Of Grover Cleveland State Education Department 1932
36 FAYETTEVILLE On NYS 5 At Fayetteville Manlius, Town Of, New York First Called "Manlius Four Corners". Settled In 1791 By Origen Eaton And Joshus Knowlton. Boyhood Home Of Grover Cleveland State Education Department 1932
37 GEN. JOHN J. PECK On NYS 173 At Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Born Here Jan. 4, 1821; Won Promotion For Gallantry Mexican War; Made Maj. Gen. 1862; Defended Suffolk, Va.; Died Syracuse, April 21, 1878. State Education Department 1932
38 GROVER CLEVELAND On NYS 5 & NYS 92 At Fayetteville Manlius, Town Of, New York President Of United States 1884–1888 And 1892–1896. His Boyhood Home Is The First House On The Left North Of The Corner House State Education Department 1932
39 THE FIRST On NYS 92 At Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Schoolhouse In The Town Of Manlius Was Built Of Logs And Stood Near Here In 1798 State Education Department 1932
40 THE MANLIUS SCHOOL On NYS 92 & NYS 20 N At Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Founded 1869 State Education Department 1932
41 THE MANLIUS SCHOOL On NYS 92 About 1/2 Mi. South Of Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Founded 1869 As St. John's School Oldest Boy's Private Preparatory School In Central New York State Education Department 1932
42 THIS WELL On Rown Rd. About 1 Mile East Of Manlius Manlius, Town Of, New York Dug In 1795 By Joseph Williams Soldier Of The Revolution Whose Log House Stood About 50 Feet North State Education Department 1932
43 FIRST SAWMILL On NYS 20 N & NYS 175 At Marcellus Marcellus, Town Of, New York In Town Of Marcellus Built 1796 By Deacon Samuel Rice And Judge Dan Bradley State Education Department 1932
44 SITE OF On NYS 20 N & NYS 175 At Marcellus Marcellus, Town Of, New York First Frame House In Town Of Marcellus. Built By Dr. Elnathan Beach, Who Served In American Revolution: Sheriff Of County From 1799 To 1801 State Education Department 1932
45 SITE OF On NYS 175 At Marcellus Marcellus, Town Of, New York Tavern Kept By Deacon Samuel Rice 1800 First Church Services Were Held Here, Also Town Meetings State Education Department 1932
46 SITE OF On NYS 20 N & NYS 175 At Marcellus Marcellus, Town Of, New York First Church Edifice In Onondaga County, Completed 1803; Present Church Built 1851 In Central New York State Education Department 1932
47 FRANCIS ASBURY On NYS 20 N & NYS 175 At Onondaga Hill Onondaga, Town Of, New York First Bishop Of The Methodist Episcopal Church Preached June 26, 1807, In Onondaga Court House Then Standing On This Site State Education Department 1932
48 MORAVIANS On NYS 11 A About 1 Mi. South Of Syracuse Onondaga, Town Of, New York Bishop Spangenberg And David Zeisberger As Missionaries Came To Onondaga Indians Near Here In 1745. David Returned '50,'52, '53, '54, '66. State Education Department 1932
49 ONONDAGA RESERVATION On NYS 11 A About 1 Mi. South Of Syracuse Onondaga, Town Of, New York Established 1788. The Onondaga Indian Nation Founded The Iroquois League. State Education Department 1932
50 SENTINEL HEIGHTS On Bull Hill Rd. About 4 Mis. Southeast Of Syracuse Onondaga, Town Of, New York Pioneer Cemetery Andrew Share, 1763–1847, Rev. Soldier, Who Gave Land For Cemetery, School House, And Methodist Church, Buried Here State Education Department 1932
51 WAR OF 1812 On NYS 20 N & NYS 173 About 1/2 Mi. East Of Onondaga Hill Onondaga, Town Of, New York 43°0′19.44″N 76°10′4.58″W / 43.0054000°N 76.1679389°W / 43.0054000; -76.1679389 Captain Henry Crouch And Captain Benjamin Branch Soldiers Of War Of 1812 Who Died While Encamped Near Here Are Buried Above. State Education Department 1932
52 ATWELL'S CORNERS On Co. Rd. At Madison & Onon. Co. Line 4 Mi. South Of Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York Joseph Atwell, 1754–1834 Revolutionary Soldier Settled Here 1792. Overseer Of Pompey Highways 1794 Owned Lot In Military Tract State Education Department 1932
53 BAPTIST CHURCH
NYS Historic Marker
On Co. Rd. At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°54′02″N 76°00′47″W / 42.90056°N 76.01306°W / 42.90056; -76.01306 Built 1820 By N. Sterling. Frederick Freeman First Pastor. Abandoned In 1834. Roman Catholic Church 1866-92. Now Lemoyne Hall. State Education Department 1932
54 BIRTHPLACE OF At Intersection Of Us 20 And NYS 91 At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York Gov. Horatio Seymour, 1811 Twice Governor Of New York State. Democratic Candidate For President Against Grant State Education Department 1932
55 BIRTHPLACE OF On Us 20 About 3 Miles Northeast Of Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York Charles Mason Born Here In Log House 1804 Graduate West Point 1829 Chief Justice Iowa 1838-42 U.s. Comm'r Patents 1853-57. State Education Department 1932
56 CAPE COD COTTAGE On Co. Rd. About 1 Mi. S.e. Of Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York Built 1794 Slave Running Station For Sheltering Slaves During Civil War. State Education Department 1932
57 CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
NYS Historic Marker
On County Rd. At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°53′58″N 76°00′56″W / 42.89944°N 76.01556°W / 42.89944; -76.01556 Organized Oct. 19, 1796 By Rev. Ameni R. Robinson Church Built In 1817-18. Now Pompey Presbyterian. State Education Department 1932
58 DROVERS TAVERN, 1820 New York State historic marker – Drovers Tavern.JPG On NYS 92 & NYS 20 N About 1 Mile Southeast Of Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°58′06.72″N 75°54′56.16″W / 42.9685333°N 75.9156000°W / 42.9685333; -75.9156000 Built Of Materials Taken From Premises; Design Of Main House On File Library Of Congress; Last Remaining Tavern For Drovers. State Education Department 1932
59 FIRST MASS At Indian Hill On Town Rd. About 2 Mis. Southwest Of Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York In New York State Was Offered About 300 Feet North Of This Marker By Rev. J.m. Chaumont, 1655, In A Bark Chapel State Education Department 1932
60 FIRST SCHOOL
NYS Historic Marker
On NYS 91 At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°54′00″N 76°00′58″W / 42.90000°N 76.01611°W / 42.90000; -76.01611 Erected In Town Of Pompey 1797 And Used Until 1810 Hepsabah Beebee—teacher Cemetery Adjoined School Grounds, Later Removed State Education Department 1932
61 FIRST STEAMBOAT New York State historic marker – First Steamboat.JPG On NYS 92 & NYS 20 N About 1/2 Mile Northwest Of Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°59′01.98″N 75°56′38.82″W / 42.9838833°N 75.9441167°W / 42.9838833; -75.9441167 Built By Wm. Avery 1 Mile South Of Oran. Launched In Linestone Creek Near Buellville, 1823, Later First Steamboat Used On Erie Canal State Education Department 1932
62 FIRST TAVERN New York State historic marker – First Tavern.JPG On NYS 92 & NYS 20 N At Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°58′43.08″N 75°56′01.86″W / 42.9786333°N 75.9338500°W / 42.9786333; -75.9338500 1796–1808 Built And Kept By Job Bartholomew. Burned 1808. Another Built On Same Site In 1809 Kept By Wm. Scoville State Education Department 1932
63 HANDY'S TAVERN On NYS 91 At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 1797 First Frame Building Erected By E. Butler, Jr. And Run As A Tavern By Him. The Original Frame Is Still In The House. State Education Department 1932
64 INDIAN HILL At Indian Hill On Town Rd. About 2 Miles Southwest Of Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°58′11.22″N 75°58′14.94″W / 42.9697833°N 75.9708167°W / 42.9697833; -75.9708167 Was The Home Of The Onondaga Indians. Large Population Lived Here In 1655. State Education Department 1932
65 INDIAN WAR STONE
NYS Historic Marker
On County Rd. At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°54′01″N 76°00′47″W / 42.90028°N 76.01306°W / 42.90028; -76.01306 Grindstone Of The Onondaga Indians. Used To Sharpen Arrows And Spears At Indian Hill Until 1666. Moved To Lemoyne Park Pompey, 1905. State Education Department 1932
66 LOG HOUSE
NYS Historic Marker
On Us 20 At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°53′56″N 76°00′50″W / 42.89889°N 76.01389°W / 42.89889; -76.01389 Erected 1791 By Ebenezer Butler, Jr. First White Settler On Pompey Hill. A Rev. War Soldier, Member Of Assembly State Education Department 1932
67 OLDEST FRAME HOUSE On Us 20 At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York In Town Of Pompey Built By Ebenezer Handy, 1806 State Education Department 1932
68 ORAN New York State historic marker – Oran.JPG On NYS 92 & NYS 20 N At Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°58′41.94″N 75°56′00.06″W / 42.9783167°N 75.9333500°W / 42.9783167; -75.9333500 Settled In 1793 By The Barnes Brothers, Asa Rosewll, And Phineas. Came Here With Their Families From Massachusetts. State Education Department 1932
69 PRATT'S FALLS On County Rd. At Pratt's Falls Park Pompey, Town Of, New York First Mills In Onon. Co. Built By Manoah Pratt, Sr. Abnd Abraham Smith In 1796 First A Saw Mill And Then A Flour Mill In 1798. State Education Department 1932
70 ROMAN CATHOLIC
NYS Historic Marker
On Town Rd. At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°54′01″N 76°00′46″W / 42.90028°N 76.01278°W / 42.90028; -76.01278 Mission Church First In Pompey Was Located Here, 1857–1866. Father James Cahill, First Priest State Education Department 1932
71 SITE OF On Us 20 At Pompey Center Pompey, Town Of, New York Green's House Built Of Logs In 1796 By David Green. The Settlement Was Known For Years As Green's Corners State Education Department 1932
72 SITE OF On NYS 91 About 1¼ Miles North Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York Log City Rival Of Pompey With A Store, Asery, Tannery, Shoe And Carpenter Shops, And A Schoolhouse. State Education Department 1932
73 SITE OF New York State historic marker – Site of First School Oran.JPG On Co. Rd. At Oran Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°58′37.08″N 75°56′02.76″W / 42.9769667°N 75.9341000°W / 42.9769667; -75.9341000 First School Built Here About 1800. George Clark, First Teacher And Afterwards The First Merchant In Oran State Education Department 1932
74 SITE OFACE OF On Town Rd. At Pompey Pompey, Town Of, New York Pompey Academy 1810–1834 Original Academy Was 40 × 50 Feet Frame Buildings, Two Stories, Gable End Facing South. State Education Department 1932
75 SALT MAKING On NYS 57 & NYS 370 At Liverpool Salina, Town Of, New York Manufacture Of Salt Was Begun Here In Liverpool By John Danforth, Brother As Asa Danforth, 1794 State Education Department 1932
76 GEDDES At The Intersection Of NYS 48 And Hiawatha Blvd. At Syracuse Syracuse, City Of, New York Town Named For James Geddes 1763–1838, Engineer Of State Canals For N.y. Was First To Make Salt Here. Surveyed Site Of Syracuse, 1804 State Education Department 1932
77 ONONDAGA BRICK At The Intersection Of NYS 48 And Hiawatha Blvd. At Syracuse Van Buren, Town Of, New York Thomas Marvin, Soldier In Wars Of 1776 And 1812, Settled Here 1811 (Cazenovia 1800). Made First Brick Here From Native Clay Trod By Oxen. State Education Department 1932
78 Buellville Buellville.JPG Rte 92 Manlius, Town of 42°59′4″N 75°56′43″W / 42.98444°N 75.94528°W / 42.98444; -75.94528 Hamlet named for Buell Family who arrived in 1799. Ran lumber/plaster mills. Luther Buell, "Pompey Pioneer." 1786–1876 State Education Department 1932
79 Disciples Church
NYS Historic Marker
Academy Street Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°54′02″N 76°00′54″W / 42.90056°N 76.01500°W / 42.90056; -76.01500 Disciples of christ church organized in 1834 with 28 members present building by Matthias Berry in 1868. The William C. Pomeroy Foundation
80 Site of Pompey Academy
NYS Historic Marker
Academy Street Pompey, Town Of, New York 42°54′02″N 76°00′43″W / 42.90056°N 76.01194°W / 42.90056; -76.01194 1810-1834 Original academy was 40 X 50 feet frame building, two stories, gable end facing south. Pompey Historical Society 1994 --

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