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

Baker Field

 
 
Baker Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 13, 2021
1. Baker Field Marker
Inscription.  
Baker Field
From April-December 1918,
U.S. Army School of Aerial
Photography was located
on this site. Trained aerial
photographers for WWI.

 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation & Rochester Public Library. (Marker Number 601.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 43° 6.782′ N, 77° 39.248′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on East River Road 1.2 miles west of Bastian Road, on the left when traveling west. In Genesee Valley Golf Course operated by Monroe County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14623, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Curtis Point (approx. 0.9 miles away); Is this the Erie Canal? (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Genesee Expressway (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lehigh Valley Railroad Bridge
Baker Field & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 13, 2021
2. Baker Field & Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); The Canalway Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War II (approx. 1.3 miles away); Welcome to Genesee Valley Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bausch & Lomb Riverside Park (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Baker Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 13, 2021
3. Baker Field Marker
Westward on East River Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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