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Alabama in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Town of Alabama

 
 
Town of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick Weissend, August 11, 2007
1. Town of Alabama Marker
Inscription. Est. 1826. originally named Gerrysville, was changed to Alabama in 1828. Hamlets are Alabama Center, Basom, South Alabama & Wheatville
 
Erected 2002 by Genesee County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 43° 4.402′ N, 78° 20.072′ W. Marker is in Alabama, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on Judge Road (New York State Route 63) east of Knowlesville Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Alabama Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2218 Judge Road, Basom NY 14013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Ground (approx. 2 miles away); Basom Plot (approx. 2.9 miles away); In Honor of the Men Who Served in the Great War (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Cary Collegiate Seminary (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Holland Purchase (approx. 4.3 miles away); Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park (approx. 4.5 miles away); General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alabama.
 
Also see . . .  Early History of Alabama, NY. Alabama was formed April 17, 1826, and
Westward View Town of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 12, 2014
2. Westward View Town of Alabama Marker
NY Route 63 north
was originally called Gerrysville, after Elbridge Gerry, vice-president of the United States. In April 21, 1828, the name was changed to Alabama, meaning “Here we rest.” (Submitted on January 10, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Eastward View Town of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 12, 2014
3. Eastward View Town of Alabama Marker
NY Route 63 south
Town of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 12, 2014
4. Town of Alabama Marker
Town of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 12, 2014
5. Town of Alabama Marker
 
 
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