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Gaines in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cyrus Witheral

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
1. Cyrus Witheral Marker
Inscription.  During the 1840's & 1850's local stone mason Cyrus Witheral built some of the most outstanding cobblestone homes found here in the town of Gaines. These lake stone landmarks including several along the historic Ridge Rd. in the herring bone pattern express his extraordinary skills as a builder.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 43° 16.648′ N, 78° 15.831′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) ¼ mile east of Allen's Bridge Road. Marker is on the gravestone, in Otter Creek Cemetery, northeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Masonic Lodge (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Academy (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gaines Basin Schoolhouse (approx. 2½ miles away); Kenyonville (approx. 2½ miles away); Crossroads
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
2. Cyrus Witheral Marker
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(approx. 2½ miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. 2.6 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
Cyrus Witheral Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
3. Cyrus Witheral Marker
Westward view on NY 104. Marker is on the opposite side of the left gravestone in the foreground.
Otter Creek Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
4. Otter Creek Cemetery
Eastward view on NY 104. Marker is at the northeast corner of the cemetery, being near the road and in the farthest area in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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