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Scottsville in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early House

 
 
Early House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
1. Early House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1838 by Isaac Cox cobblestones selected for size by passing them thru iron rings.
 
Erected 1949 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. Marker has been reported damaged. 42° 59.756′ N, 77° 44.6′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on River Road (County Route 84) half a mile north of S Road (County Route 141), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville NY 14546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Site of Early School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Erected 1834 (approx. ¾ mile away); Cox Ferry (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of First Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burial Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Feeder Gates (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
Regarding Early House.
Early House Marker as seen facing north on River Road image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
2. Early House Marker as seen facing north on River Road
This is another of western New York's significant collection of cobblestone homes. This is the first marker I've seen with any description of how stones are selected and/or the house built.
 
Early House Marker as seen facing south on River Road image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
3. Early House Marker as seen facing south on River Road
The Early House image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
4. The Early House
Due to proximity and quantity of trees, this was absolutely the best picture of the house I could get.
Early House Date Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
5. Early House Date Marker
Clobbered by a snow plow. image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, September 8, 2020
6. Clobbered by a snow plow.
The post remains in place image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, September 8, 2020
7. The post remains in place
The marker is in possession of the homeowner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on September 11, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   6, 7. submitted on September 11, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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