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Sonyea in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Genesee Valley Canal

 
 
Old Genesee Valley Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, May 22, 2020
1. Old Genesee Valley Canal Marker
Inscription.  Dansville branch (11 miles) connecting with Sonyea, completed Southward from this point in October, 1841.
 
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1841.
 
Location. 42° 40.976′ N, 77° 49.659′ W. Marker is in Sonyea, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Sonyea Road (New York State Route 36), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sonyea NY 14556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sonyea Shaker Community (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Groveland Shaker Community (approx. 0.8 miles away); Poetry Pioneer (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Genesee Valley (approx. 3.1 miles away); This Park Dedicated to the Men of 3rd U.S. Marines (approx. 3.2 miles away); In Honor of the Mount Morris Veterans (approx. 3.2 miles away); Birthplace of Francis Bellamy
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Sparta First Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonyea.
 
Old Genesee Valley Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, May 22, 2020
2. Old Genesee Valley Canal Marker
Looking Northwest Rt 36 Sonyea, NY
Old Genesee Valley Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce Kelly, May 22, 2020
3. Old Genesee Valley Canal Marker
Looking Southeast Rt 36 Sonyea, NY
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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