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Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806

 
 
Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 19, 2013
1. Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker
Inscription. Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 the first schoolhouse west of the Genesee River. Formed here in 1805 the First Pres. Kirk oldest living church west of the river. Marker set July 4, 1925
 
Erected 1925.
 
Location. 42° 59.849′ N, 77° 51.724′ W. Marker is in Mumford, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Scottsville-Mumford Road (New York State Route 383) and Riga-Mumford Road (New York State Route 36) on Scottsville-Mumford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mumford NY 14511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First School West of the Genesee (here, next to this marker); First United Church of Mumford (approx. 0.4 miles away); McArthur Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caledonia (approx. 0.8 miles away); Erected 1827 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Erected 1826 (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Caledonia (approx. 2.2 miles away); In Memory of a Soldier (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mumford.
 
More about this marker. As can be seen in the photos, inscription is carved into the rock. It is set back from the roadway and
Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 19, 2013
2. Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker
I made an effort with Photoshop to bring out the text a little more. It's not easy to read either way.
can be seen from the road, but not read. It is not immediately evident that there is an inscription of any kind on the rock.
(Kirk" is Scottish for Church - a fact I've only learned in the last year or so.)
 
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Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker in situ image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 19, 2013
3. Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker in situ
Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker facing NE image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 19, 2013
4. Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker facing NE
Scottsville-Mumford Rd. wends its way into the distance.
Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker facing SE image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 19, 2013
5. Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806 Marker facing SE
Intersection of 383 & 36
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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