Albion in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
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. Childhood Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); "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 Swan Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); Log Cabin Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); George M. Pullman, 1831-97 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albion.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.