Parma in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Settlement in the Town of Parma
Town of Parma.
Bezaleel Atchinson and
family came in 1796. He
erected a log house and
first schoolhouse nearby.
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 1796.
Location. 43° 16.212′ N, 77° 48.548′ W. Marker is in Parma, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Hill Road, ¾ mile north of Parma Center Road (County Route 185), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton NY 14468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little White Meetinghouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); In Memory of All Who Served (approx. 1½ miles away); Hojack Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Parma Farmlands (approx. 3.1 miles away); Rev War Veteran (approx. 4.1 miles away); Houston Tavern (approx. 4.4 miles away); Braddock Bay Hawk Watch (approx. 5.3 miles away); Converge on Montreal (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parma.
More about this marker. The marker is identical in style to others by Monroe County that show circa 1960 erection years.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.