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

Ambrose Hall

 
 
Ambrose Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
1. Ambrose Hall Marker
Inscription.  Winston Churchill's great grandfather, Ambrose Hall, lived in the town of Brighton from 1817 to 1821, owning 210 acres of land in lot #54. Other owners of this lot were George Stillson, first Superintendent of Mount Hope Cemetery, and William and Janet Maxion who operated a horse farm here from 1940 to 1982.
 
Erected by Town of Brighton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 7.52′ N, 77° 35.948′ W. Marker is in Brighton, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue (County Route 87) and Johnsarbor Drive, on the right when traveling east on Elmwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Johnsarbor Drive West, Rochester NY 14620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highland Park (approx. half a mile away); The Children's Pavilion (approx. half a mile away); Rochester Water Works (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trophy Cannon (approx. 0.7 miles
Ambrose Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
2. Ambrose Hall Marker
away); a different marker also named Highland Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Douglass Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frederick Douglass Home Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Site is now an assisted living residential complex.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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