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

First Meeting

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, May 17, 2020
1. First Meeting Marker
Inscription.  
First meeting
Freethinkers Association of
Central & Western New York
organized here August 1877.
Hosted by James M. Cosad.
About 2,000 attended.

 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 615.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsEducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1877.
 
Location. 43° 14.048′ N, 76° 51.586′ W. Marker is near Huron, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Lummisville Road (County Route 155) 0.1 miles east of Dutch Street (County Route 158), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11069 Lummisville Rd, Wolcott NY 14590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory, World Wars 1 - 2 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Northrup Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wolcott Falls (approx. 2.6 miles away); Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse
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By Steve Stoessel, May 17, 2020
2. First Meeting Marker
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); First Zion Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sarah Mills (approx. 6.4 miles away); A French Inspired Flotilla (approx. 6.6 miles away); Historic Sodus Point (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. New York Free Thinkers Assoc. (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
First Meeting Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 17, 2020
3. First Meeting Marker Site
Area is still a farm.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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