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

Elba Mucklands

 
 
Elba Mucklands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
1. Elba Mucklands Marker
Inscription.
The rich black soil was
created by draining the Oak
Orchard & Tonawanda Swamps
in 1915 by the Western New
York Farms Company.

 
Erected by Genesee County Bicentennial.
 
Location. 43° 7.48′ N, 78° 11.597′ W. Marker is in Elba, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Muck Road and Quaker Hill Road (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling south on West Muck Road. Click for map. West Muck Road is a dirt road parallel to the east-west drainage canal. The marker is on the north side of the canal at the bridge carrying NY 98 over the canal. Marker is in this post office area: Elba NY 14058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Local War Hero (approx. 3 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 3 miles away); In Memory of John Young (approx. 3.1 miles away); Braggs Corners (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Southworth (approx. 3.4 miles away); KUM BA YAH (Come By Here) (approx. 3.5 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); Site of Cary Collegiate Seminary (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elba.
 
Also see . . .
Elba Mucklands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
2. Elba Mucklands Marker
Southward. NY 98 at left.
 The Muck. (Submitted on October 1, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Elba Mucklands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
3. Elba Mucklands Marker
Westward
Elba Mucklands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
4. Elba Mucklands Marker
Northward on the NY 98 bridge over the drainage canal. Marker at left.
Elba Mucklands Drainage Canal image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
5. Elba Mucklands Drainage Canal
Westward on the NY 98 bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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