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Fernando Wickham, a veteran of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery, found employment with the U.S. Government as an inspector of Lake Ontario shores before traveling to Colon, Panama as a superintendent on the Panama Canal project in 1905.
County of Orleans
Town of Yates, Village of Lyndonville, Panama Canal, Orleans County
United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "Yates Man Employed with Panama Canal Project" (2017). Pioneer Record. 3.