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Macedon in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The 26 Erie Canal Laborers

 
 
The 26 Erie Canal Laborers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
1. The 26 Erie Canal Laborers Marker
Inscription.  
In remembrance of -
The 26 Erie Canal laborers
buried here, stricken in 1846.
"They built the longest canal,
with the least experience,
for the most public benefit"

 
Erected by Donated by People who Cared.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersMan-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list.
 
Location. 43° 5.119′ N, 77° 21.71′ W. Marker is in Macedon, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Wayneport Road 0.1 miles south of Quaker Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Macedon NY 14502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayneport Historic Area (approx. 0.6 miles away); Macedon Academy (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hamlet of Egypt (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bullis House (approx. 2.3 miles away); This Memorial Site (approx.
The 26 Erie Canal Laborers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
2. The 26 Erie Canal Laborers Marker
View is southward.
2.9 miles away); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Historic Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Have You Wondered (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macedon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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