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

Former Railbed

 
 
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October 25, 2018
1. Former Railbed Marker
Inscription.  In 1872 the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad ran the first trains through here from Stanley to Sodus Point, NY
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 494.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 43° 13.322′ N, 77° 0.746′ W. Marker is in Sodus, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of North Geneva Road and Ridge Road, on the left when traveling south on North Geneva Road. Located at the trailhead for the Sodus-Wallington Trail, off of N Geneva Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sodus NY 14551, 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. Black Community (approx. 2˝ miles away); Cobblestone Architecture (approx. 3 miles away); Underground RR (approx. 3 miles away); The Sodus Point Coal Trestle (approx. 3.2 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx.
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By Steve Stoessel, April 12, 2021
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3.7 miles away); Battle of Sodus Point (approx. 3.7 miles away); Historic Sodus Point (approx. 3.7 miles away); A French Inspired Flotilla (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sodus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on April 13, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York.   2. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 12, 2021