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In Years Past

February 6, 2014
The Post-Journal

In 1914, many would learn with pleasure that the pier at Cheney's Point was to be rebuilt and that the steamers of the Chautauqua Steamboat company would make regular stops there during the summer. This was one of the improvements in the steamboat service which President A.N. Broadhead contemplated. The steamboat company built a pier at Cheney's Point at the time Broadhead was in control several years previously. Soon after he sold the steamers, the landing at that point was discontinued and only a few piles of the old pier remained. Broadhead believed there was plenty of business for the steamers and he planned to provide a service that had never been surpassed.



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