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Scottsville in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First House

 
 
First House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, June 16, 2014
1. First House Marker
Inscription.  West of Genesee River built 1700 feet due south, home of “Indian” Allen, 1786, and Peter Sheffer, settler, 1789
 
Erected by County of Monroe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1786.
 
Location. 43° 1.705′ N, 77° 44.32′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Scottsville - West Henrietta Road (New York State Route 253) half a mile east of Scottsville Rd. (New York State Route 383), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville NY 14546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Morgan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Canal Street (approx. ¾ mile away); Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. ¾ mile away); Feeder Gates (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Northampton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Genesee Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Early School (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
First House Marker as seen facing East image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, June 16, 2014
2. First House Marker as seen facing East
You may need to be aware for it, as it's semi-obscured by foliage during the parts of the year when maples have leaves.
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First House Marker wider view from roadside image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, June 16, 2014
3. First House Marker wider view from roadside
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2017, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2017, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 8, 2022