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

Norway Colony

 
 
Norway Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 31, 2015
1. Norway Colony Marker
Inscription.
Norway Colony
Site of first Norwegian
settlement in America, 1825.
The "Sloopers" were the first
immigrant group to travel
on the completed Erie Canal.

 
Erected by Sons of Norway / Kendall Historian.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 43° 21.978′ N, 78° 0.984′ W. Marker is in Kendall, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Norway Road and Bald Eagle Drive, on the left when traveling north on Norway Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1029 Norway Road, Kendall NY 14476, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peerson Home (approx. one mile away); In Memory of All the Men and Women From Kendall (approx. 3 miles away); The West Shelter (approx. 3.1 miles away); A New Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); Building a Park (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Sloopers (approx. 3.3 miles away); The CCC Goes to Work (approx. 3.4 miles away); First Settlers (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kendall.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 31, 2015
2. Northward
Marker at left. Lake Ontario in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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