Hammondsport, New York

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Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of New York, United States.wikipedia
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Glenn Curtiss

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The American motorcycle designer and manufacturer, and recognized expert on gasoline engines Glenn Hammond Curtiss resided at Hammondsport, where he was born in 1878.
Curtiss was born in 1878 in Hammondsport, New York, to Frank Richmond Curtiss and Lua Andrews.

Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company

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Two of these men, Henry Kleckler, the president and William Chadeayne, vice president, were formerly with the Curtiss Aeroplane Company, founded by Curtiss.
The Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was created on January 13, 1916 from the Curtiss Aeroplane Company of Hammondsport, New York and Curtiss Motor Company of Bath, New York.

Mercury Corporation

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In 1921, five local men purchased a wood barrel factory just south of the present D.W. Putnam Wine Company, and named it the Aerial Service Corporation.
Aerial Service Corporation was an aircraft manufacturer established in Hammondsport, New York in 1920.

New York State Route 54A

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Hammondsport is at the south end of Keuka Lake, north of the junction of New York State Route 54 and New York State Route 54A.
The southern terminus of NY 54A is at NY 54 south of Hammondsport.

Keuka Lake

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Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of New York, United States.
Hammondsport lies at the south end of the lake.

Finger Lakes

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Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of New York, United States. Displayed there are historical artifacts covering over 140 years of Finger Lakes winemaking and grape growing expertise, a working model of the Bath and Hammondsport Railroad, "The Champagne Trail" and the cooper's shop, showing authentic wine casks and barrels, cooper tools and equipment.
Hammondsport was the home of aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss, and favorable air currents make the area a popular spot for glider pilots.

New York State Route 54

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Hammondsport is at the south end of Keuka Lake, north of the junction of New York State Route 54 and New York State Route 54A.
NY 54A, NY 54's alternate route between Hammondsport and Penn Yan, runs along the western and northern lakeshore.

Urbana, New York

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The Village of Hammondsport is in the Town of Urbana and is northeast of Bath, New York.

Alexander Graham Bell

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Early development of aircraft and seaplanes was carried out at Hammondsport by Curtiss who had joined with Alexander Graham Bell and others in the Aerial Experiment Association.
The AEA was headed by Bell and the founding members were four young men: American Glenn H. Curtiss, a motorcycle manufacturer at the time and who held the title "world's fastest man", having ridden his self-constructed motor bicycle around in the shortest time, and who was later awarded the Scientific American Trophy for the first official one-kilometre flight in the Western hemisphere, and who later became a world-renowned airplane manufacturer; Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge, an official observer from the U.S. Federal government and one of the few people in the army who believed that aviation was the future; Frederick W. Baldwin, the first Canadian and first British subject to pilot a public flight in Hammondsport, New York; and J. A .D. McCurdy–Baldwin and McCurdy being new engineering graduates from the University of Toronto.

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

The village is referred to as "The Cradle of Aviation" and is home to The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, dedicated to the memory of the pioneer aviator and housing such exhibits as a full-scale replica of the first naval aircraft and many original planes and developed by Curtiss.
The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is a transportation museum in Hammondsport, New York with a focus on the early aviator Glenn H. Curtiss.

Bully Hill Vineyards

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Hammondsport's other wineries include Bully Hill Vineyards, Dr. Konstantin Frank, Heron Hill Winery, and Chateau Renaissance Wine Cellars.
Bully Hill Vineyards is a vineyard and winery located in Hammondsport, New York, United States, in the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area.

B&H Rail Corporation

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Displayed there are historical artifacts covering over 140 years of Finger Lakes winemaking and grape growing expertise, a working model of the Bath and Hammondsport Railroad, "The Champagne Trail" and the cooper's shop, showing authentic wine casks and barrels, cooper tools and equipment.
Initially the line served the communities of Bath, New York and Hammondsport, New York.

Bath (village), New York

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The Village of Hammondsport is in the Town of Urbana and is northeast of Bath, New York.
*Hammondsport, New York

Aerial Experiment Association

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Early development of aircraft and seaplanes was carried out at Hammondsport by Curtiss who had joined with Alexander Graham Bell and others in the Aerial Experiment Association.
Much development also took place in Hammondsport, New York, where in 1908 pioneering experimentation was done on seaplane carried out by Curtiss.

Gold Seal Winery

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In addition to Pleasant Valley Wine Company complex, other sites on the National Register of Historic Places are Germania Wine Cellars, Gold Seal Winery, Hammondsport Union Free School, Mallory Mill and the Pulteney Square Historic District.
Gold Seal Winery is a historic winery complex located near Hammondsport in Steuben County, New York.

Hammondsport Union Free School

In addition to Pleasant Valley Wine Company complex, other sites on the National Register of Historic Places are Germania Wine Cellars, Gold Seal Winery, Hammondsport Union Free School, Mallory Mill and the Pulteney Square Historic District.
Hammondsport Union Free School, also known as Hammondsport Academy and Hammondsport High School, is a historic school building located at Hammondsport in Steuben County, New York.

Joseph M. Champlin

Champlin was born on May 11, 1930 in Hammondsport, New York, the son of Francis Malburn and Katherine Masson Champlin and stepson of Charles Haynes.

Randy Kuhl

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Kuhl was born in Hammondsport, New York.

Mallory Mill

In addition to Pleasant Valley Wine Company complex, other sites on the National Register of Historic Places are Germania Wine Cellars, Gold Seal Winery, Hammondsport Union Free School, Mallory Mill and the Pulteney Square Historic District.
Mallory Mill is a historic grist mill located at Hammondsport in Steuben County, New York.

Pulteney Square Historic District

In addition to Pleasant Valley Wine Company complex, other sites on the National Register of Historic Places are Germania Wine Cellars, Gold Seal Winery, Hammondsport Union Free School, Mallory Mill and the Pulteney Square Historic District.
Pulteney Square Historic District is a national historic district located at Hammondsport in Steuben County, New York.

Germania Wine Cellars

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In addition to Pleasant Valley Wine Company complex, other sites on the National Register of Historic Places are Germania Wine Cellars, Gold Seal Winery, Hammondsport Union Free School, Mallory Mill and the Pulteney Square Historic District.
Germania Wine Cellars, or Olde Germania Wine Cellars, is a historic winery complex and national historic district located at Hammondsport in Steuben County, New York.

Meredith Mallory

He later moved to Hammondsport, New York, where he owned and operated a mill and held several local offices.

Steuben County, New York

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There is a wine industry in Hammondsport, also the headquarters of the Mercury Corporation, a custom manufacturer, formerly of aircraft and aircraft components.