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Albion in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

House of Refuge

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
1. House of Refuge Marker
Inscription.  
House of Refuge
First buildings for a
reformatory institution for
women built on this 97 acre
site in 1892 cost $62,000
capacity of 150 inmates

 
Erected by Orleans County Community Pride.
 
Location. 43° 14.548′ N, 78° 12.876′ W. Marker is in Albion, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on State School Road 0.1 miles north of Telegraph Road (New York State Route 31), on the left when traveling north. Marker is along an open public roadway on the grounds of the Albion Correctional Facility. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3595 State School Road, Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Santa Claus" (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Sacred Memory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Journalist, Terry Anderson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Swan Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); George M. Pullman, 1831-97 (approx.
House of Refuge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
2. House of Refuge Marker
1.1 miles away); Hitching Posts (approx. 1.1 miles away); Irish, English, Italian and Polish Immigrants (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albion.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 92 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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