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

Baptist Colony

 
 
Baptist Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Baptist Colony Marker
Inscription.  
Baptist Colony
1804
Sixteen families from
Connecticut settled here.
First town meeting of Rush
was held here, 1818.

 
Erected 1959 by County of Monroe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 59.244′ N, 77° 39.435′ W. Marker is in Rush, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on West Rush Road (County Route 65) 0.1 miles west of Stoney Brook Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 941 West Rush Road, Rush NY 14543, 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. Rush Civil War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Revolution War/War of 1812 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rush World War I Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Former School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hickory Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hallock House
Baptist Colony Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Baptist Colony Marker & Site
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Ruland Homestead (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rush.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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