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Geneseo in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Original Wadsworth Cabin

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Site of Original Wadsworth Cabin Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Original
Wadsworth Cabin
——·•·——
The Pioneer Wadsworth Brothers,
James and William, arrived from
Connecticut, June 10, 1790, and
became Geneseo's first permanent
settlers. The original dwelling
of the founders of Geneseo was
a log cabin, one rod west on this spot.

 
Erected 1965 by The Wadsworth Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 10, 1790.
 
Location. 42° 47.522′ N, 77° 49.607′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Genesee Street (New York State Route 63 at milepost 20.9), 0.2 miles south of Mary Jemison Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Geneseo NY 14454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Treaty of Big Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away); Village Square (approx. half a mile away); Geneseo Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Site of First Church (approx. half a mile away); Big Tree Lodge
Site of Original Wadsworth Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Site of Original Wadsworth Cabin Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); First Bank (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shaw Sisters (approx. 0.7 miles away); History of Mining in the Genesee Valley (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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