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

First Settler - Town of Concord

 
 
First Settler - Town of Concord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. First Settler - Town of Concord Marker
Inscription. Christopher Stone, in 1807, for $1575, bought 787 acres of land in this area, including some of the village of Springville. His was the first settlement on this site. His son, Lucius, was the first white child born, in 1809, in the Town of Concord, N.Y. "Whence Stone came or whither he went is an unsolved mystery."
 
Erected 1975 by Erie County Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 42° 30.713′ N, 78° 40.002′ W. Marker is in Springville, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on North Buffalo Street (County Route 181) 0.1 miles north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springville NY 14141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Schuster Wins 1908 NY to Paris Automobile Race (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Honored Dead (about 600 feet away); First Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Goddard Memorial Hall, 1902 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Concord (approx. 0.2 miles away); Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Northward
1992 The New York State Convention of Universalists (approx. 0.2 miles away); Springville Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Southward
Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. Marker Site
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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