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This is an incomplete list of New York State Historic Markers in Madison County, New York.

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Marker name Image Date designated Location City or Town Coords Marker text
1 BAPTIST CHURCH New York State historic marker – Baptist Church Caz.JPG On NYS 13 At New Woodstock Cazenovia, Town Of, New York 42°50′53.58″N 75°51′31.38″W / 42.8482167°N 75.8587167°W / 42.8482167; -75.8587167 First In Town Of Cazenovia. Unbroken Service Since Organization July 17, 1801. This Building Erected 1815.
-- CAZENOVIA NYS-historic-marker-Caz.jpg Cazenovia Lake Cazenovia, Town Of, New York Founding of the Village of Cazenovia
2 FIRST COUNTY SEAT On Seminary St. Between Sullivan & Lincklaen Sts. Cazenovia, Town Of, New York This Building Erectd For Court House 1810. Courts Held 1812-17. Sold To Methodists 1818. Conference Seminary Established 1824.
3 EZRA CORNELL On Co. Rd. about 3½ miles east of De Ruyter De Ruyter, Town Of, New York 300 Yards Up This Lane Stood His Boyhood Home In 1828 He Walked To Ithaca Where Later He Founded Cornell University.
4 ARROW On Co. Rd. about 5 miles east of De Ruyter De Ruyter, Town Of, New York Muller Hill Eastate Of Louis A. Muller Who Located Here In 1808.
5 ARROW On NYS 13 At De Ruyter De Ruyter, Town Of, New York 3½ miles site of Boyhood Home Ezra Cornell Founder Of Cornell University
6 BAPTIST CHURCH New York State historic marker – Baptist Church Eaton.JPG On NYS 26 At Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°51′00.60″N 75°36′31.44″W / 42.850167°N 75.6087333°W / 42.850167; -75.6087333 Organized 1816. Erected 1819. Repaired And Improved 1856. Rev. J. Colley, 1St Minister. Rev. Nathaniel Kendrick, Pastor 1817–1833
7 DR. JAMES PRATT On NYS 26 At Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York First Physician In Town Of Eaton, 1797, Taught First School In Homes Of Joseph Morse Col. Leland And Thomas Morris Alternately.
8 FANNY FORESTER New York State historic marker – Fanny Forester.JPG On NYS 26 about 1/2 mile west of Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°51′05.92″N 75°38′46.08″W / 42.8516444°N 75.6461333°W / 42.8516444; -75.6461333 Author Of "Alderbrook Tales" Born Emily Chubbuck Aug. 22, 1817; Married Dr. A. Judson: Her Home "Underhill Cottage" Stood About On This Site.
9 HOME OF New York State historic marker – Home of Cyrus and Elizabeth Heminway.JPG On NYS 26 At Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°51′13.92″N 75°36′13.50″W / 42.8538667°N 75.60375°W / 42.8538667; -75.60375 Cyrus And Elizabeth Heminway Finney. Married July 25, 1797. Came From New England And Settled Here 1797.
10 MORSE STONE HOUS New York State historic marker – Morse House.JPG On NYS 26 At Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°50′57.96″N 75°36′54.48″W / 42.8494333°N 75.6151333°W / 42.8494333; -75.6151333 Joseph Morse, Eunice Bigelow From Sherburne, Mass. 1796 Founded "Log City" 1800 Later Named Eaton 1807 Built This House 1802
11 MORSE MILL DAM New York State historic marker – Morse Mill Dam.JPG On NYS 26 At Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°50′57.54″N 75°37′09.78″W / 42.8493167°N 75.6193833°W / 42.8493167; -75.6193833 Development Of Eaton Brook Water Power Begun By Joseph Morse 1796 Created County Industrial Center Lasting A Century To 1896
12 N.Y. STATE SCHOOL On US 20 At Morrisville Eaton, Town Of, New York Of Agriculture Morrisville, N.y. Established 1908 First Director, F.g. Helyar April 1, 1910–November 15, 1917
13 N.Y. STATE SCHOOL On US 20 At Morrisville Eaton, Town Of, New York Of Agriculture Morrisville, N.y. Established 1908 First Director, F.g. Helyar April 1, 1910–November 15, 1917
14 SAGE TAVERN IN LOG CITY On NYS 26, At Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York Built And Run By Isaac Sage 1802. Oldest House In Village Of Eaton.
15 SITE OF On US 20 At Morrisville Eaton, Town Of, New York Champlain Battle 1615 [Arrow] Nichols Pond Park, On Oneida Indian Village Site 10 Miles North
16 SITE OF FARM On Tn. Rd. about 1/4 mile north of Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York Brought In 1799 By Caleb Dunbar, Born Bridgewater, Mass., 1760. Married Hannah Drake, Born Eaton, Mass., 1762
17 SITE OF HOME New York State historic marker – Col Joshua Leland.JPG On NYS 26 about 2 miles northeast of Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°52′46.68″N 75°34′18.42″W / 42.8796333°N 75.5717833°W / 42.8796333; -75.5717833 1793, Col. Joshua Leland. First Settler In This Valley. He Built First Grist Mill On Stream Between These Ponds.
18 SITE OF LOG HOUSE On NYS 26 about 1/2 mile northeast of Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York Of Levi Bonney, Born 1775, Married Rhoda Pratt. Came From Cornwal, Conn., 1795 First To Come And Remain In This Valley.
19 TOLL GATE NO. 1 On NYS 26 about 1 mile northeast of Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York Peck's Port, Eaton And Georgetown Plank Road, 1849. Sawen Morse, 1St White Child Born In Eaton Was 1St Keeper Of This Gate.
20 TOLL GATE NO. 2 New York State historic marker – Tollgate No 2 Eaton.JPG On NYS 26 about 1/2 mile west of Eaton Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°51′01.14″N 75°38′08.34″W / 42.8503167°N 75.63565°W / 42.8503167; -75.63565 Peck's Port, Eaton And Georgetown Plank Road, 1849.
21 Grain Pits Grain pits.JPG 1935 At Nichols Pond about 6 miles south of Canastota Fenner, Town Of, New York 43°00′16″N 75°44′28″W / 43.00444°N 75.74111°W / 43.00444; -75.74111 These pits are remains of community storage cellars for corn, beans and squash. USed by the Iroquois Indians
22 INDIAN SPRING At Nichols Pond about 6 miles south of Canastota Fenner, Town Of, New York This Was Outside The Area Of The Fort And Not Protected By The Palisades
23 ONEIDA STONE At Nichols Pond about 6 miles south of Canastota Fenner, Town Of, New York Of 1615 Oneida Means People Of The Standing Stone. In Each Village Was Such An Altar And Council Place
24 Site of Champlain Battle Site of champlain battle.JPG 1935 On Tn. Rd. about 6 miles south of Canastota Fenner, Town Of, New York 43°00′9″N 75°44′29″W / 43.0025°N 75.74139°W / 43.0025; -75.74139 Champlain Battle Here Champlain Aided By Huron Indians Attacked The Stockaded Oneida Village Oct. 10-16, 1615
25 MULLER HILL New York State historic marker – Muller Hill.JPG On Tn. Rd. about 1½ miles west of Georgetown Georgetown, Town Of, New York 42°46′09.00″N 75°46′47.88″W / 42.76917°N 75.7799667°W / 42.76917; -75.7799667 Estate Of Louis A. Muller, Distinguished French Refugee Who Located Here In 1808. Doubtless Nobleman Fleeing From Vengeance Of Napoleon
26 ARROW New York State historic marker – Arrow Muller Hill.JPG On NYS 80 At Georgetown Georgetown, Town Of, New York 42°46′08.10″N 75°44′19.02″W / 42.768917°N 75.7386167°W / 42.768917; -75.7386167 Muller Hill Estate Of Louis A. Muller Who Located Here In 1808.
27 MADISON STREET CEMETERY On Madison St. At Hamilton Hamilton, Town Of, New York Established About 1830 Elisha Payne Founder Of The Village Of Hamilton Is Buried Here
28 1/4 MILE LEFT On NYS 12B about 3¾ miles south of Hamilton Lebanon, Town Of, New York Stood The Home Of Col. Wm. S. Smith Aide To Washington And Abigail Adams Smith See Marker Ahead
29 1/4 MILE LEFT On NYS 12B about 4¼ miles south of Hamilton Lebanon, Town Of, New York Stood The Home Of Col. Wm. S. Smith Aide To Washington And Abigail Adams Smith See Marker Ahead
30 HERE IN 1788 STOOD On Co. Rd. about 2 miles south of Eaton Lebanon, Town Of, New York The Bark Hut Of Bates, Stowell And Salisbury, First Settlers Of What Is Now Madison County
31 HOUSE BUILT BY On Co. Rd. about 2 miles south of Eaton Lebanon, Town Of, New York Enoch Stowell, Jr. Early Settler. Home Of Horace Stowell, Prominent Abolitionist. Station Of Underground Railway
32 SMITH'S VALLEY On Co. Rd. At Randallsville Lebanon, Town Of, New York Col. W.s. Smith & Family Early Settlers & Owners Of Great Tracts Of Land In This Section
33 HOME OF On NYS 13 At Intersectionof Peterboro St.. & Rasback St., Canastota Lenox, Town Of, New York Milton Delano Clerk Of Town Of Old Lenox. Twice Elected Sheriff Of Madison County Member Of Congress, 1888–1892
34 HOME OF On Main St. At Canastota Lenox, Town Of, New York Thomas Barlow Historian, County Judge In 1843, Member Of The New York State Senate, 1844–1847
35 QUALITY HILL On NYS 5 about 2 miles west of Canastota Lenox, Town Of, New York Green A Company Of Horse Artillery Drilled Here During The War Of 1812
36 SITE OF On NYS 31 At Messinger Bay Lenox, Town Of, New York Erected In 1814 By George Messinger
37 SITE OF On US 20 At Canastota Lenox, Town Of, New York Champlain Battle 1615 [Arrow] Nichols Pond Park an Oneida Village site 6 miles south
38 TO SITE OF On Tn. Rd. At Clockville Lincoln, Town Of, New York Champlain Battle 1615 [Arrow]
39 WELSH CHURCH On US 20 1 mile east of Nelson Nelson, Town Of, New York One Mile [Arrow] Welsh Congregational Society Founded June 22, 1850 Present Church Building Erected 1876
40 TO SITE OF On County Rd. At Peterboro Smithfield, Town Of, New York Champlain Battle 1615 [Arrow]
41 TO SITE OF On Mile Strip Rd. about 6 miles south of Canastota Smithfield, Town Of, New York Champlain Battle 1615 [Arrow]
42 ARROW On County Rd. about 2 miles northwest of Peterboro Smithfield, Town Of, New York 500 Feet Gerrit S. Miller Home Of Early Imported Holstein Cattle.
43 BIRTHPLACE On NYS 46 about 1 mile south of Munnsville Stockbridge, Town Of, New York W. Dempster Hoard, Born Oct. 10, 1839. Governor Of Wisconsin 1889-90 Founder Hoard's Dairyman
44 WILLIAM NEWTON CLARKE New York State historic marker – William Newton Clarke.JPG On Seminary St. Between Sullivan & Lincklaen Sts. Cazenovia, Town Of, New York

42° 55' 52.068" -75° 51' 15.408"

42°55′52.07″N 75°51′15.41″W / 42.9311306°N 75.8542806°W / 42.9311306; -75.8542806 1841–1912 preacher, teacher and author of books on modern theological thought.
45 WTM Engine Works New York State historic marker – WTM Engine Works.JPG Behind the A-n-W Gas Station in Eaton, NY Eaton, Town Of, New York 42°51′01.50″N 75°36′39.90″W / 42.850417°N 75.611083°W / 42.850417; -75.611083 Site of wood tabor & Morse's steam engine mfg. 1852–1893 maker of the first 4-wheel drive steam traction engine. Worlds largest steam engine co. in the 1880s
46 TEMPERANCE HOUSE New York State historic marker – Temperance House.JPG On NYS 92, ½ Mile East of Oran, NY Cazenovia, Town Of, New York 42°57′46.62″N 75°54′21.06″W / 42.96295°N 75.90585°W / 42.96295; -75.90585 Served as turnpike tavern for almost 60 YRS. Built and opened by Cyrenus Bartholomew in 1815. Closed in 1872 when the Chenango R.R. opened and passed it by.
47 LATERAL CANAL NYS Historic Marker in Chittenango, NY of Lateral Canal.jpg In the village of Chittenango, NY, on Parker Ln, next to the Sullivan Free Library. Sullivan, Town Of, New York 43°02′39.00″N 75°51′59.00″W / 43.04417°N 75.86639°W / 43.04417; -75.86639 Company incorporated 1818. Canal in use by 1824. Site of turn-around basin for canal boat transportation north to the grand old erie.
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