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Geneseo in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of First Church

 
 
Site of First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
1. Site of First Church Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Geneseo's first church building occupied this site, facing the Village Square, from 1818 until 1884. This Presbyterian Church, known as "The White Church", contained in its tower a four-sided town clock, also a good bell, paid for in wool by Pioneer William Wadsworth.
 
Erected 1965 by Geneseo Rotary Club.
 
Location. 42° 47.661′ N, 77° 49.026′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 39) 0.2 miles north of South Street (U.S. 20A), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Geneseo NY 14454, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Geneseo Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Village Square (a few steps from this marker); Big Tree Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cobblestone School (approx. mile away); In Memory of (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth
Facing North on 39 from approximate location of marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
2. Facing North on 39 from approximate location of marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Temple Hill (approx. half a mile away); Groveland Hill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers
 
Facing South on 39 from approximate location of marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
3. Facing South on 39 from approximate location of marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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