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Evans in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burial Site of Asa Ames / Pioneer Cemetery 1810-1928

 
 
Asa Ames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
1. Asa Ames Marker
Inscription. Burial Site of Asa Ames 1823-1851
Celebrated folk artist. His wood carvings are exhibited in many acclaimed folk art museums. Town of Evans Historical Society.

Pioneer Cemetery 1810-1928
Burial ground of early settlers in Evans including Revolutionary and Civil War Veterans. Placed on State and National Registers of Historic Places
 
Erected 2012 by Town of Evans Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 39.19′ N, 79° 2.108′ W. Marker is in Evans, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on North Main Street 0.2 miles south of Gold Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Access North Main Street or Gold Street from NY Route 5, Erie Road. Marker is in this post office area: Angola NY 14006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major William C. Dudley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of "Bundy's Mill" (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Angola Horror" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Willis Haviland Carrier (approx. 1.1 miles away); Western New York (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice (approx. 6.6 miles away); Col. Asa Warren (approx. 7 miles away); Hill's Corners (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .

Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 Asa Ames - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Southward View Asa Ames and Pioneer Cemetery Markers image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
3. Southward View Asa Ames and Pioneer Cemetery Markers
Northward View Asa Ames and Pioneer Cemetery Markers image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
4. Northward View Asa Ames and Pioneer Cemetery Markers
The Asa Ames Marker is closer to the street on a pole. The cemetery marker is on the stone by the arch.
Wide View Pioneer Cemetery Arch and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
5. Wide View Pioneer Cemetery Arch and Marker
The Ames marker is beyond the picture to the right.
Pioneer Cemetery Arch and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
6. Pioneer Cemetery Arch and Marker
Distant View Asa Ames Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
7. Distant View Asa Ames Headstone
The Asa Ames Headstone is at center, very white. The Asa Ames marker is oriented such that walking from the back of the marker perpendicular to the street, one should be able to find it almost directly ahead.
Burial Site of Asa Ames 1823-1851 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
8. Burial Site of Asa Ames 1823-1851
According to graveaddiction.com , the purity, fidelity, love triangle with a star at center is the, "Symbol of the Order of the Sons of Temperance, a fraternal organization that promoted the temperance movement (abstinence and prohibition of alcohol). Usually seen with their motto: Love, Purity, Fidelity." Asa Ames. Died Aug. 4. 1851: Aged 27 Yrs. 7 Mo. & 7 days.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   8. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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