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History of Penn Yan, New York, USA

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Penn Yan, New York, USA

Penn Yan, Yates, New York, USA

The name of the village is said to have been contrived from the first syllables of "Pennsylvania" and "Yankee", as most of the early settlers were Pennsylvanians and New Englanders (or Yankees). kids.kiddle.co




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  • The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1823 - The village of Penn Yan became the county seat in 1823, when Yates county was created.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Penn Yan was incorporated in 1833.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1836 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, founded by Mr. Abraham Waggener, incorporated 29th April, 1833; the shire town about half a mile below the foot of the east arm of Crooked...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a thriving post-village of Milo township, capital of Yates county, New York, on the outlet of Crooked lake, and on the Canandaigua and...Read MORE...


  • 1892 - Penn Yan
    n the northern portion of township No. 7, of the first range, better and more commonly known as the town of Milo, at a point near and about the foot...Read MORE...


  • News 1895 - SAILBOAT CAPSIZED. PERRY TUFFT, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN LAKE KENKA.
    Penn Yan, N.Y., July 10. - On Lake Kenka yesterday PERRY TUFFT, his wife and three children lost their lives by the capsizing of a sailboat. When MR. ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central Railroad, 45...Read MORE...


  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Knapp House, Pen Yan, N.Y.
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Main Street looking North from Jacob Street
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    The Penn Yan Academy
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  • 1906
    Penn Yan', a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central and the New...Read MORE...


  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    The Benham House
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Along the Dock
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Keuka College
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    N.Y.C. R.R. Depot, 1908
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Keuka Club
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    County Bldgs, Penn Yan, N.Y.
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Hatmaker Hospital, 1912
    Postcard
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Post Office
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    The Birkett Mills
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  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Catholic Church
    Postcard
  • In 1921 the Penn Yan Boat Company was founded by German immigrant Charles A. Herrman.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    M.E. Church, 1926
    Postcard
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Main Street, Penn Yan, N.Y.
    Postcard
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Garrett Memorial Chapel, Bluff Point, 1932
    Postcard
  • News 1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
    Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

    Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler...Read MORE...




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Knapp House, Pen Yan, N.Y.
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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Main Street looking North from Jacob Street
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The Penn Yan Academy
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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The Benham House
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Along the Dock
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Keuka College
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N.Y.C. R.R. Depot, 1908
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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County Bldgs, Penn Yan, N.Y.
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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Keuka Club
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Hatmaker Hospital, 1912
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Post Office
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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The Birkett Mills
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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Catholic Church
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M.E. Church, 1926
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Main Street, Penn Yan, N.Y.
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Garrett Memorial Chapel, Bluff Point, 1932
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  • The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1823 - The village of Penn Yan became the county seat in 1823, when Yates county was created.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Penn Yan was incorporated in 1833.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1836 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, founded by Mr. Abraham Waggener, incorporated 29th April, 1833; the shire town about half a mile below the foot of the east arm of Crooked... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a thriving post-village of Milo township, capital of Yates county, New York, on the outlet of Crooked lake, and on the Canandaigua and... Read MORE...

  • 1892 - Penn Yan
    n the northern portion of township No. 7, of the first range, better and more commonly known as the town of Milo, at a point near and about the foot... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central Railroad, 45... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - SAILBOAT CAPSIZED. PERRY TUFFT, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN LAKE KENKA.
    Penn Yan, N.Y., July 10. - On Lake Kenka yesterday PERRY TUFFT, his wife and three children lost their lives by the capsizing of a sailboat. When MR. ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Penn Yan', a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central and the New... Read MORE...

  • In 1921 the Penn Yan Boat Company was founded by German immigrant Charles A. Herrman.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
    Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

    Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler... Read MORE...

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