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Jonathan Child

 
 
Jonathan Child Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 30, 2012
1. Jonathan Child Marker
Inscription. First Mayor of Rochester, 1834-1835, Built the House in 1838 and lived here with his wife, Sophia Eliza Rochester Child, until 1850
 
Erected 1938 by NY State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 9.208′ N, 77° 36.989′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on S. Washington, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is about 40 yards south of W. Broad St. If approaching from the east on I-490, get off at Washington/Broad exit, it will be on your left before Broad (only a couple hundred yards from the highway). Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Have honor for Nathaniel Rochester (within shouting distance of this marker); The 100 Acre Tract (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ely House - 1837 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rochester: Center of Freedom (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Post House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Broad Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); County of Monroe (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
 
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Jonathan Child Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
2. Jonathan Child Marker
Marker as seen facing south from W. Broad St intersection.
Jonathan Child Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
3. Jonathan Child Marker
Marker as seen when approached exiting from I-490. The tall grey building in the distance is the Kodak Tower.
Jonathan Child House described on marker. Built 1838 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 30, 2012
4. Jonathan Child House described on marker. Built 1838
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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