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

Black Community

 
 
Black Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 12, 2021
1. Black Community Marker
Inscription.  
Freed slaves & freedom seekers lived and farmed in this area. At least 15 men served in Civil War 1861-1865. Several died in service.
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 531.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 43° 15.487′ N, 77° 0.853′ W. Marker is near Sodus Point, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of North Geneva Road (County Route 140) and Halcus Road, on the right when traveling south on North Geneva Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sodus Point NY 14555, 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. Underground RR (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cobblestone Architecture (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Sodus Point Coal Trestle (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sodus Point Lighthouse (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of 1825 Keeper's Dwelling House (approx. 1.8 miles
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away); Big Sodus Light (approx. 1.8 miles away); British Raids (approx. 1.8 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sodus Point.
 
Also see . . .  Maxwell settlement. (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Black Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 12, 2021
2. Black Community Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 192 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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