Oran

Current Sign Text

Oran
Settled in 1793 by the Barnes Brothers, Asa, Rosewell, and Phineas. Came here with their families from Massachusetts.

Problematic issues

The word "settled" implies that no one was living in the area. Indigenous peoples had lived in this area for centuries.

Location

NYS 92 & NYS 20 at Oran

Significance

These markers are ubiquitous in small villages throughout Central New York.

Indigenous Place Names for Site

None

Circumstances of Marker Placement

Oran Memorial Park Association. No date given of marker.

Additional Information

Sources

Review Details

Researched by Sue Eiholzer, 2011