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Pultneyville in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First White Men

 
 
First White Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 24, 2013
1. First White Men Marker
Inscription. From 1687 French Batteaux men stopped here to trade with Indians. First settler "Yankee Bill" Waters, a hunter lived here 1804.
 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 16.918′ N, 77° 11.007′ W. Marker is in Pultneyville, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Lake Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pultneyville NY 14538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Pultneyville (here, next to this marker); From the Nearby Ravine (a few steps from this marker); Site of Union Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); 100 Years of Dramatics (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wreck of the St.Peter (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (approx. 0.7 miles away); Underground Railroad Terminus (approx. mile away); Indian Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pultneyville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
First White Men Marker as seen facing north image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 24, 2013
2. First White Men Marker as seen facing north
Behind the First White Men marker, can be seen the Pultneyville War of 1812/Lake Ontario Captains/Lighthouse monument. Two other markers (including the Battle of Pultneyville) are to the right side of the image as well.
First White Men Marker as seen facing West image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 24, 2013
3. First White Men Marker as seen facing West
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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