Bethany in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Legends & Lore
This asylum is a nationally
known center of supernatural
activity. Spirits believed to
still roam grounds crossing
between this world and next
Erected 2016 by New York Folklore Society & William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 8.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list.
Location. 42° 52.87′ N, 78° 7.988′ W. Marker is in Bethany, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethany Center Road (County Route 15) and Raymond Road (County Route 49), on the left when traveling south on Bethany Center Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11001 Bethany Center Road, East Bethany NY 14054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Poor House (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Those Who Served in Vietnam (approx. ¾ mile away); County ForestIn Memory of George F. Fleming (approx. 0.9 miles away); Forest Stewardship at The Bethany Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); West Middlebury Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bethany Town Hall / Bethany World War II Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethany.
Also see . . . Rolling Hills Asylum. (Submitted on October 6, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on October 6, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.