Markle House

Nature and Culture of Downtown Ithaca - Visual Aids

Markle House

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: The History Center in Tompkins County

Point of Interest Details

"There's a parking lot on the piece of land...where the supermarket used to stand..." - The Kinks

This parking lot is the site of Ithaca's first frame house which was built around 1800. It was built to be a house for Abram Markle, but was later used as a store and then a tavern.

Photo from Ithaca and its Past: the History and Architecture of Downtown by Daniel R. Snodderly,1982, Ithaca, NY : DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County (The History Center)

This point of interest is part of the tour: Nature and Culture of Downtown Ithaca - Visual Aids


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