Alabama in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Beginning in 1919 three genreations
of the Shafer family,
led by Emil, John, and Paul,
produced potatoes on this
property for 92 consecutive years.
Erected 2016 by Kreher's Sunrise Farm, in honor of a family which has been a strong pillar of this agricultural community.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
Location. 43° 2.082′ N, 78° 23.716′ W. Marker is in Alabama, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Alleghany Road (New York State Route 77) and McAlpine Road, on the right when traveling north on Alleghany Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7823 Alleghany Road, Basom NY 14013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park (approx. half a mile away); General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Basom Plot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old Buffalo Road Cemetery (approx. Town of Pembroke (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of First Permanent Settlement (approx. 2.9 miles away); 1800 Brick House 1963 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Treaty of 1857 (approx. 3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.