DeWitt Park Historic District

DeWitt Park Historic District (HM1Z3G)

Location: Ithaca, NY 14850 Tompkins County
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N 42° 26.487', W 76° 29.772'

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This historic district contains many of the City's earliest surviving residential, religious and public buildings. The park - originally known as the "public square" - and its surroundings were depicted in the original Village plan prepared by Simeon DeWitt in the early 1800s. During his service as Surveyor General for the State of New York, DeWitt acquired extensive landholdings in Ithaca. To promote settlement, he designed parcels of land around the park for public buildings, churches and the school. Many of these lots continue to serve their intended purposes.
HM NumberHM1Z3G
Placed ByThe City of Ithaca
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Date Added Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 376947 N 4699876
Decimal Degrees42.44145000, -76.49620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 26.487', W 76° 29.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 26' 29.22" N, 76° 29' 46.32" W
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Area Code(s)607
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208 E Buffalo St, Ithaca NY 14850, US
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