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Ithaca, New York, USA

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Where is Ithaca, New York, USA? 

Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, USA
The city of Ithaca is a city in central New York and the county seat of Tompkins County. The city of Ithaca sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York. It is named for the Greek island of Ithaca.

Ithaca is home to Cornell University. Ithaca College is located just south of the city in the town of Ithaca. Nearby is Tompkins Cortland Community College.Wikipedia


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Ithaca, New York, USA - Vicinity of Ithaca
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Ithaca, New York, USA

Vicinity of Ithaca
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
  
Ithaca, New York, USA - Ithaca Conservatory of Music
Ithaca, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Ithaca, New York, USA

Ithaca Conservatory of Music
Ithaca, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Ithaca, New York, USA - N. Aurora St., Ithaca, N.Y.
Ithaca, New York, USA

N. Aurora St., Ithaca, N.Y.
Ithaca, New York, USA - State Street
Ithaca, New York, USA

State Street
Ithaca, New York, USA - The New Ithaca Hotel
Ithaca, New York, USA

The New Ithaca Hotel

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News  1869 - Ladies are to be admitted to Cornell University next fall.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 30, 1869
News  1869 - Cornell Gift
The entire gift of Ezra Cornell to the Cornell University, at Ithaca, N.Y., will amount to about...Read MORE...

1880 - Ice Cream Sundae
1880: Buffalo, NY; Evanston, IL; Two Rivers, WI; and Ithaca, NY all claim to have invented the ice...Read MORE...

News  1880 - 160 Canary Birds
Mrs. Ellis, of Ithaca, N.Y., has one hundred and sixty canary birds chirping away in the same room. ...Read MORE...

News  1888 - Fell Through Ice
At Ithaca, N.Y., on the 12th E. S. Nevins, of Orange, N.J., a student and Maggie Sullivan, a...Read MORE...

News  1889 - Walking Race
Joe Snyder, aged eighty years, and Henry Baker, aged seventy-six years, walked a four-mile race at...Read MORE...

News  1906 - SEVEN DIE IN CORNELL FIRE. MRS. FISKE'S BEAUTIFUL CHAPTER MANSION BURNED. THREE FIREMEN VOLUNTEERS CRUSHED UNDER WALLS - STUDENTS ENTRAPPED.
Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 7. - Seven persons met death this morning in the worst disaster that ever...Read MORE...

News  1913 - ENGINEER, KNOCKED FROM ENGINE, NARROWLY MISSES DEATH UNDER OWN TRAIN.
Ithaca, Sept. 23. - Knocked from the running board of his engine while the train was running...Read MORE...

1916
Ithaca, a city, the capital of Tompkins co., N.Y., is situated at the head or S. end of Cayuga...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Baldwin
flag   Edward S BALDWIN (12 January 1848, Ithaca, New York, USA - 15 August 1923, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA)

Bliss
flag   Sarah J. BLISS (1834, Ithaca, New York, USA - 27 January 1875, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

HAVEN
US Civil War Soldiers flag   William H. HAVEN (1826, Ithaca, New York, USA - 26 July 1885, Spencer, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Hinckley
flag   Henry B HINCKLEY (1830, Ithaca, New York, USA - 1 April 1868, Lansing, Michigan, USA)

Kent
flag   Lula Gertrude KENT (30 August 1884, Ithaca, New York, USA - , )

Roe
flag   Leonard W ROE (1 March 1873, Ithaca, New York, USA - , )

Williams
flag   Harry J WILLIAMS (4 November 1880, Ithaca, New York, USA - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Kellogg
flag   Noah J KELLOGG (1815, , New York, USA - 5 May 1860, Ithaca, New York, USA)

Korch
flag   Marion B KORCH (7 March 1917, Webster, Massachusetts, USA - December 1985, Ithaca, New York, USA) gravestone
 

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