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Local Sign Find - Whitesboro, NY

Tonight's local sign find takes us to Whitesboro, New York, which is a suburb of Utica. There are two signs located on Main St. in Whitesboro, which may have been a former alignment of NY 69, that have an old style feel to them, or may come out looking to be complete bizarre. Mark Sinsabaugh, of New York Routes at Gribblenation pointed out these gems to myself and Steve Alpert of Alps' Roads.


First is the Library Crossing sign. This sign, and the corresponding library crossing sign a little ways down the same street, may be the only library crossing signs known to man. This dangerous library crossing sign is for the Dunham Library in Whitesboro.


Here's a relic from a bygone era, an old black on white sign directing travelers on NY 69 to continue on to Oriskany and Rome. This sign may be from when NY 69 was re-directed towards its current alignment when NY 291's current southern end was constructed.

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