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

David Eddy

 
 
David Eddy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. David Eddy Marker
Inscription. David Eddy, first settler of the Village of Orchard Park, arrived from Vermont and constructed his cabin on this site in the spring of 1804.
Mr. Eddy built and operated the first tavern in the village located at the Four Corners. In 1812 he was elected first supervisor of the Town of Hamburg, which then included Orchard Park.
 
Erected 1975 by Village of Orchard Park and Orchard Park Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 46.104′ N, 78° 44.343′ W. Marker is in Orchard Park, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of East Quaker Street (U.S. 20A) and Brookins Green Drive, on the left when traveling east on East Quaker Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Brookins Green Drive, Orchard Park NY 14127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jolls Homestead (approx. mile away); Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair (approx. mile away); Orchard Park (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Orchard Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Obadiah Baker Homestead (approx. half a mile away); Village of Orchard Park
Eastward on US20A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Eastward on US20A
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Orchard Park Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Orchard Park.
 
More about this marker. Site is now occupied by the former builder's model of the present Brookins Green housing development.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Westward on US 20A image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Westward on US 20A
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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