Historic Marker Text
Year Approved
Location
City/Town
ROUNDS CEMETERY
FAMILY OF EARLY LAFAYETTE
SETTLERS BURIED HERE FROM
1802-1862. COMFORT ROUNDS
FOUGHT IN FRENCH AND
INDIAN WAR CA. 1755.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2016
2016

3383 Lafayette Road

Lat 42.93456      Long -76.09646

Lafayette

THE SANATORIUM
ONONDAGA SANATORIUM FOR THE
TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS
FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN
OPENED OCTOBER 1916
CLOSED MAY 1959
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2016

2016 5075 West Seneca Turnpike              

Lat 43.0077  Long -76.1634
Syracuse
WM. H.H. CROSIER
SKANEATELES RESIDENT
AWARDED MEDAL OF HONOR.
BADLY WOUNDED IN CIVIL WAR.
IN 1864 RETRIEVED REGIMENT
FLAG FROM BEHIND ENEMY LINE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2016
2016 Shotwell Memorial Park, West Genesee St. 

Lat 42.9447421 Long -76.4316330
Skaneateles
PIONEER CEMETERY
ON THIS SITE 
BURIALS 1805 - 1862. AFTER
BROKEN MARKERS DISPLACED,
LOT BECAME OVERGROWN FIELD.
REDEDICATED IN 2013.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2015
2015 Van Buren Road

Lat N43° 7' 0.27" N Long W76° 18' 24.53"

 
Baldwinsville
BIRTHPLACE OF
ANDREW DICKSON WHITE
NOVEMBER 7, 1832.
COFOUNDER & FIRST PRESIDENT
OF CORNELL UNIVERSITY
1866-1885.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2015
2015 81 South Main Street

Lat N42° 37' 59.62" Long W76° 10' 42.71"
Homer
WORLD WAR II
SITE OF 
NEW YORK ORDNANCE WORKS
1942-1945. MANUFACTURED 
"EXPLOSIVE D" USED 
IN ARMOR PIERCING SHELLS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2015
2015 Route 31 and Willett Parkway

Lat N43° 10' 5.21" Long W 76° 18' 1.92"

 
Baldwinsville
EARLY CEMETERY
HEADSTONES DATE TO 1803.
CIVIL WAR VETERAN & MEDAL OF
HONOR RECIPIENT NORMAN POTTER
AND MANY REVOLUTIONARY WAR
VETERANS BURIED HERE.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2015
2015 2190 Oran Delphi Road

Lat N42° 52' 38.56" Long 75° 54' 48.66"
Manlius
DERUYTER DAM
BUILT CA. 1861-1864
CREATING LAKE TO SUPPLY
WATER FOR ERIE CANAL.
RESERVOIR FEEDS
LIMESTONE CREEK.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2014
2014 Corner of Dam Road & DeRuyter Road

Lat N42° 49' 37.18" Long W75° 54' 9.20"
DeRuyter
POOL'S BROOK
NAMED FOR PETER POOL
WHO BUILT SAW MILL ON
THIS SITE CA. 1815.
POOL'S STORE SERVED THOSE
TRAVELING ERIE CANAL.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2014
2014 6221 Pools Brook Road

Lat N43° 4' 20.64" Long W75° 55' 43.23"
Kirkville
PINE PLAINS
FIRST BURIAL APRIL 9, 1812.
INC. 1886 FROM SHAVER CEMETERY
AND OTHER FARM LAND.  VETERANS  
OF REVOLUTIONARY & CIVIL WARS
AND OTHER WARS BURIED HERE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2014
2014 8686 Henry Clay Blvd.

Lat N43° 11' 25.74" Long W76° 11' 35.17"
Clay
SALT PRODUCTION
THIS AREA IN THE 1820S WAS
AMONG THE FIRST LOCAL SITES
TO MAKE SALT BY USING SUN
AND WIND TO EVAPORATE
BRINE FROM LOCAL SPRINGS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2014
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
2013 SE Corner of Wyoming and Otisco Streets

Lat N43° 2' 46.74" Long W76° 9' 35.85"
Syracuse
EARLY HOUSE
BUILT CA. 1808 IN POMPEY BY
JOHN JR. AND ALSON NEARING
SONS OF JOHN NEARING SR.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER
FARM REMAINS IN FAMILY 2013.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2013
2013 2327 Berry Road

Lat N42° 53' 8.30" Long W76° 3' 0.87"
Lafayette
OTISCO SOUTHERN
AKA OCTAGON SCHOOLHOUSE
CEMETERY CA 1812. GRAVES OF
PIONEERS & SOLDIERS OF THE
REVOLUTION, WAR OF 1812,
CIVIL WAR & WORLD WAR II
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2012
2012 Octagon Schoolhouse Cemetery

Lat N42° 50' 27.55" Long W76° 12' 36.47"
Otisco
SOLAR SALT
TURK'S ISLAND & WESTERN
COARSE SALT COMPANIES EST.
HERE BY ERIE CANAL CA. 1850
MAJOR INDUSTRY IN SOLVAY
INCLUDES SOLVAY PROCESS CO.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2012
2012 200 Block Bridge Street

Lat N43° 3' 48.30" Long W76° 13' 0.66"
Solvay
SCHOOLHOUSE NO2
LOCATED HERE CA. 1849 ON
PROPERTY OF ROBERT GERE.
WM. TANNER FIRST TRUSTEE.
LATER SITE OF TANNER HOSE
COMPANY FIREHOUSE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2012
2012 2123 Milton Avenue, corner Bridge St.

Lat N43° 3' 43.62" Long W76° 12' 59.99"

 
Solvay
WOODFORD FAMILY
ISRAEL & LOWLEY WOODFORD OF
FARMINGTON, CT SETTLED HERE
WITH TEN CHILDREN CA. 1811.
DESCENDANTS OF THIS FAMILY
STILL LIVE NEARBY.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2012
2012 Corner of Berwyn & Chase Roads

Lat N42° 51' 57.25" Long W76° 2' 25.44"
Pompey
THE OLD YARD
EARLY SETTLER JOHN MCHARRIE
BURIED ON HIS PROPERTY 1807
HIS WIFE LYDIA BURIED 1818.
DR. JONAS C. BALDWIN & WIFE
ELIZA W. BURIED HERE 1827.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2012
2012 Riverdale Cemetery

Lat N43° 9' 24.01" Long W76° 20' 23.46"
 
Baldwinsville

CHILDHOOD HOME
MATILDA JOSLYN GAGE 1826-98
WRITER AND ACTIVIST LEADER
OF NEW YORK AND NATIONAL
WOMAN SUFFERAGE ASSOCIATIONS
STAUNCH ABOLITIONIST
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION

2011 8560 Brewerton Road

Lat N43° 10' 57.66" Long 76° 7' 19.52"
Cicero
GUNPOWDER BLAST
AUGUST 20, 1841–A FIRE HERE
IGNITED STORED GUNPOWDER.
25 KILLED AND 64 INJURED IN
CITY’S DEADLIEST ACCIDENT.
ERECTED 2011
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2011 Intersection of Willow and North Warren Streets

Lat N43° 3' 8.40" Long W76° 9' 4.08"
Syracuse
MATTHIAS BERRY
BORN 1815 RENSSELAER COUNTY
DIED 1899 TOWN OF POMPEY
BUILDER IN POMPEY & FABIUS
1840 COMMISSIONED MAJOR IN
NEW YORK STATE MILITIA
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2011 7737 Four West Road

Lat N42° 53' 25.20" Long W75° 59' 16.97"
Pompey

FORMAN HOUSE
BUILT IN 1810 FOR
JOSHUA FORMAN
FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE
VILLAGE OF SYRACUSE AND
CHAMPION OF THE ERIE CANAL
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION

2011 266 West Seneca Turnpike

Lat N43° 0' 7.3" Long W76° 8' 58.09"

 
Syracuse
CASETOWN
REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS
THOMAS ROBINSON & GILES CASE
SETTLED HERE IN EARLY 1800'S.
RENAMED HOWLETT HILL IN 1835
TO HONOR PARLEY HOWLETT
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2011 Corner of Howlett Hill Rd. and Kasson Rd.

Lat N43° 0' 57.55" Long W76° 16' 12.30"

 
Onondaga
GEN. ELLIS CEMETERY
FIRST BURIAL 1798.
GENERAL JOHN ELLIS,
VETERAN OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR
AND WAR OF 1812
BURIED HERE IN 1820.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2011 Across Onondaga Road near the rear entrance to
Onondaga Community College

Lat N43° 0' 36.56" Long W76° 11' 36.30"
Onondaga
BRADLEY HOUSE
BUILT BY DAN BRADLEY c1800
PIONEER SETTLER, MINISTER
& JUDGE OF COUNTY COURT
FIRST PRESIDENT OF ONONDAGA
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2010 59 South Street

Lat N43° 0' 36.56" Long W76° 11' 36.30"
Marcellus
JOHN C. PERRY
BORN/LIVED IN HAMLET/DELPHI
ENTIRE LIFE (1837-1894)
PORTRAIT/LANDSCAPE ARTIST
PERMANENT COLLECTION AT
NYS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2010 Hamlet of Delphi Falls, East Road Pompey
MOSES HOUSE
GREEK REVIAL STYLE HOME
BUILT BY CURTIS MOSES
c1838-EARLY MERCHANT AND
TOWN CLERK IN MARCELLUS
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2010 36 South Street

Lat N42° 58' 37.99" Long W76° 20' 27.91"
Marcellus

S. SMITH/JACOBE
A.K.A. COMMUNITY HOUSE
GREEK REVIVAL HOUSE
CIRCA 1840’S
LAST REMAINING FARMHOUSE
IN HIGHLAND FOREST
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION

2010 Highland Forest Park

Lat N42° 50' 14.11" Long W75° 55' 25.55"
Fabius

TIMOTHY JEROME
LOG CABIN SITE AND FARM
LAND PURCHASED IN 1793
FIRST FABIUS SUPERVISOR
GREAT GREAT GRANDUNCLE OF
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION

2010 1725 Rowley-Jerome Road

Lat N42° 51' 17.14" Long W76° 0' 33.85"

 
Fabius
WILLIAM G FARGO
BORN IN HAMLET/WATERVALE,
1818, PARTNER IN WELLS, FARGO
EXPRESS CO., CEO-AMERICAN
EXP[RESS CO., MAYOR-BUFFALO,
NY, 1862-1866.  DIED 1881.
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION
2010 Hamlet of Watervale, Watervale Road Pompey
WYBORN CEMETERY
ALSO KNOWN AS
SALT SPRINGS CEMETERY
FIRST BURIAL - 1818
LAST BURIAL - 1877
EARLY SETTLERS & VETERANS HERE
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION
2010 NW Corner of Salt Springs Rd. & Salisbury Park Drive

Lat N43° 2' 50.52" Long 76° 5' 50.30"
Syracuse
GEORGE GEDDES
IN 1846 HIS FARM HERE
AWARDED BEST IN STATE
& SERVED AS TRAINING SITE
FOR FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED
DESIGNER OF CENTRAL PARK
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2010 SW Corner of W Genesee St & Rt 173

Lat N43° 2' 48.64" Long W76° 14' 18.36"
Syracuse
BUELLVILLE
HAMLET NAMED FOR BUELL
FAMILY WHO ARRIVED IN 1799.
RAN LUMBER/PLASTER MILLS.
LUTHER BUELL, “POMPEY
PIONEER,” 1786-1876
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 Route 92 Pompey
DELPHI SCHOOL
DELPHI HAMLET 2 ROOM SCHOOL
BUILT 1854-1860. SCHOOL
CLOSED 1960.  PLACED ON
STATE/NATIONAL REGISTER OF
HISTORIC PLACES, 1986.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 Hamlet of Delphi Falls, East Road Pompey
FACTORY GULF
FOUNDED BY AMOS MINER
CIRCA 1805
CARDING AND FULLING FACTORY
WOOLEN AND CLOTHING WORKS
“ACCELERATED WHEEL HEADS”
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 Approx. two miles north of Borodino, on NYS
Rt. 41 (also known as Five Mile Point)

Lat N42° 52' 36.24" Long W76° 22' 43.75"
Spafford
OAK ORCHARD
HAUDENOSAUNEE GATHERING,
FISHING AND FORDING PLACE.
SITE OF MASSACRE OF MEMBERS
OF THE SIX NATIONS
SACRED AREA FOR NATIVES
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 Oak Orchard Road Clay
PLASTER MILL
SITE OF DAM, PLASTER MILL &
LIME KILN BUILT IN 1850s
BY WARREN S. WALKER.
GYPSUM AND LIMESTONE WERE
MINED FROM THE NEARBY HILLS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 West Side of Route 174 Marcellus Falls

RAILROAD YARDS
19TH CENTURY ROUNDHOUSE
LOCATED ON THESE GROUNDS.
SITE OF 1852 GATHERING OF
5000 ABOLITIONISTS. 
FREDERICK DOUGLASS SPOKE.
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION

2009 Lipe Art Park

Lat N43° 2' 47.17" Long W76° 10' 10.19"
Syracuse
STEADMAN HOUSE
GREEK REVIVAL STYLE HOME
BUILT BY DR. LAKE I. TEFFT
IN 1830’S.  GIFTED IN 2006 TO
MARCELLUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
BY LEWIS AND ALMA STEADMAN
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 18 North Street

Lat N42° 59' 11.09" Long W76° 20' 22.58"
Marcellus
THE ALVORD HOUSE
THIS STONE STRUCTURE DATES TO THE 1840’S
WHEN BUILT AS A HOME FOR THE
ALVORD FAMILY WHO FARMED THIS LAND.
DIOCLESIAN ALVORD HAD ARRIVED IN 1798
FROM CONNECTICUT
AND ALSO ENGAGED IN SALT MAKING.
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009

Sehr Memorial Park, Edgeware Road

Lat N43° 5' 17.18" Long W76° 7' 54.75"

Salina
THE PUDDIN’ MILL
GRIST MILL FOUNDED BY
AMOS MINER
IN THE EARLY 1800’S
CORN GROUND FINE ENOUGH
TO MAKE CORN PUDDIN’
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009 East side of Willowdale Road, near intersection
 of NYS 174 at the head of the gulf leading into
Otisco Lake

Lat N42° 52' 28.94" Long W76° 21' 50.61"
Spafford
WILLETT TRACT
THIS SITE IS PART OF THE
MILITARY TRACT ALLOTMENT
DEEDED ON JULY 9, 1790
TO MARINUS WILLETT,
REVOLUTIONARY WAR HERO
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2009

8184 River Road

Lat N43° 10' 11.82" Long W76° 16' 42.17"

Baldwinsville
CHERRY VALLEY TURNPIKE
COMPLETED 1811
FIRST COACH ROAD TO FACILITATE
TRAVEL BETWEEN ALBANY AND MANLIUS
JOINED SENECA TURNPIKE HERE
WILLLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 Near intersection of Academy St. & East Seneca St.
placed to the side of the Gazebo in Manlius Village

Lat N43° 0' 8.75" Long W75° 58' 25.51"
Manlius
DISCIPLES CHURCH
DISCIPLES OF CHRIST CHURCH
ORGANIZED IN 1834
WITH 26 MEMBERS
PRESENT BUILDING BUILT BY
MATTHIAS BERRY IN 1868
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 Rt. 91, Hamlet of Pompey Hill
Pompey Community Church, Academy Street

Lat N42° 54' 2.18" Long W76° 0' 56.61"
Pompey
GILBERT CEMETERY
BURIAL PLACE OF MANY EARLY
SETTLERS, INCLUDING FAMED
CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHER,
GEORGE BARNARD
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 Pleasant Valley Road

 
Onondaga
LOG CITY
SITE OF LOG CITY - C. 1800
RIVAL OF POMPEY HILL
STORE, ASHERY, TANNERY,
SHOE & CARPENTER SHOPS
AND SCHOOLHOUSE
THE WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 Rt. 91, north of present hamlet of Pompey Hill Pompey
OLD BURIAL PLACE
THE LOOMIS HILL CEMETERY
WAS THE BURIAL PLACE OF MANY
 TOWN OF ONONDAGA SETTLERS
FROM 1812-1884
WILLIAM G POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 Howlett Hill Road, approximately 400' east of
intersection with Harris Road

Lat 43° 0' 48.97" Long 76° 13' 39.74"
Onondaga

ONONDAGA FURNACE
NICHOLAS MICKLES RAN A FOUNDRY
AT THIS SITE FROM 1800 TO 1827.
IT MADE KETTLES FOR BOILING SALT
& CANNONBALLS IN THE WAR OF 1812
THE STREAM IS CALLED FURNACE BROOK
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
WILLLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION

2008 Elmwood Park

Lat N43° 1' 3.84" Long W76° 10' 3.01"
Syracuse
SCHOOL & ACADEMY
SITE OF FABIUS UNION
FREE SCHOOL & ACADEMY
BUILDING ERECTED IN 1841
TEACHER TRAINING:  1895
USED AS A SCHOOL UNTIL 1930
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 1348 Pettit Street

Lat N42° 50' 9.63" Long W75° 59' 12.64"
Fabius
STEEPLE BELL
INSTALLED CIRCA 1874
SPAFFORD UNION
MEETING HOUSE
1838-1976
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2008 Spafford Corners, in front of church bell on
Rt. 41 @ intersection of Rt. 41 & Bacon Hill Road

Lat N42° 48' 16.32" Long W76° 15' 55.00"
Spafford
BENSON RD CEMETERY
ESTABLISHED 1827
GRAVES OF MOTTETT & WALSH
REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS &
LEVI CUDDEBACK
SON OF FIRST SETTLER
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2007 Benson Road - approximately 5 miles SW of the
Village of Skaneateles

Lat N42° 53' 17.62" Long W76° 26' 55.70"
Skaneateles
CONRAD BUSH
c. 1757 - 1854 ONLY
REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIER
WHO SETTLED HIS AWARDED
TOWN OF POMPEY LOT 47
600 ACRES
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2007 Bush Road Pompey
HORATIO SEYMOUR
1811 BIRTHPLACE OF THE
TWICE GOVERNOR OF NEW
YORK STATE.  DEMOCRATIC
CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT
AGAINST ULYSSES S. GRANT
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2007 Cherry Street, Rt. 91, Pompey Hill

Lat N42° 53' 57.02" Long W76° 0' 55.76"
Pompey