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Albion in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of the Men Who Fell

 
 
Orleans County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
1. Orleans County Civil War Memorial
Inscription. In memory of the men who fell in defence of the Union. Orleans County, 1861 - 1865.
 
Erected 1876 by Orleans County.
 
Location. 43° 14.38′ N, 78° 9.295′ W. Marker is in Albion, New York, in Orleans County. Marker can be reached from Telegraph Road (New York State Route 31) 0.2 miles west of Riches Corners Road (County Route 22). Click for map. The monument is upon the highest mound in Mount Albion Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Albion NY 14411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Albion Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Sanford E. Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); John Cunneen 1848-1907 (approx. 1.9 miles away); George M. Pullman, 1831-97 (approx. 1.9 miles away); The First Free Methodist (approx. 1.9 miles away); Journalist, Terry Anderson (approx. 2 miles away); Orleans County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Albion.
 
More about this marker. From the main entrance to the grounds, head straight and bend left to the back of the mound.
 
Regarding In Memory of the Men Who Fell.
Rejuvenation Plaque - 1976 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
2. Rejuvenation Plaque - 1976
On the front of the monument at the bottom left.
I visited after a thaw and re-freeze. The climb to the monument was very challenging due to sloped runs of re-frozen ice, the steep climb, and the very limited space at the top of the mound.
 
Also see . . .  Mount Albion Tower - THE Great smalltown Civil War Memorial - Orleans Hub. (Submitted on March 28, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Front - Gated Entance to Circular Tower Staircase image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
3. Front - Gated Entance to Circular Tower Staircase
Very difficult to shoot. Steep mound, very little space at the summit, icy slopes and stairs, narrow terraces with headstones, and shooting into the sun.
Rear image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
4. Rear
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 12 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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