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Bergen in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. M. Townsend

Legends & Lore

 
 
Dr. M. Townsend Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, June 17, 2020
1. Dr. M. Townsend Marker
Inscription.  Saved life of Adelaide Richmond by performing appendectomy. Drove horses so hard answering call one died on the way. Ca 1885.
 
Erected 2015 by New York Folklore Society; William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsNotable EventsScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series lists.
 
Location. 43° 4.903′ N, 77° 56.477′ W. Marker is in Bergen, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Clinton St and McKenzie St, on the left when traveling south on Clinton St. At the corner where Clinton St meets McKenzie St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Clinton St, Bergen NY 14416, 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. Town of Bergen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Bergen (approx. 0.3 miles away); C.E. Housel Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bergen Village
Dr. M. Townsend Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, June 17, 2020
2. Dr. M. Townsend Marker
Looking South on Clinton St, Bergen, NY
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Ward Park (approx. half a mile away); Bergen Museum (approx. 2.6 miles away); Early Church (approx. 3 miles away); Founded 1843 (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bergen.
 
Dr. M. Townsend Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, June 17, 2020
3. Dr. M. Townsend Marker
Looking East on McKenzie St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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