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

Josias Lamont

 
 
Josias Lamont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
1. Josias Lamont Marker
Inscription.  
1815
Josias Lamont
purchased 140 acres from
Holland Land Co. Cleared
land and road from Ridge Rd.
Struggled until 1824 opening
of Erie Canal. 6 generation farm

 
Erected 2015.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 43° 16.464′ N, 78° 8.962′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Lattin Road and West Transit Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Lattin Road. 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. Home of Katherine Belle Rowley (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pioneer Settler (approx. 1.7 miles away); Five Mile House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Transit Line (approx. 2 miles away); Gaines District No.5 1849 School House (approx. 2.1 miles
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away); "The Brick Pond" (approx. 2.2 miles away); At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cobblestone Historic District (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
Josias Lamont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 23, 2021
2. Josias Lamont Marker
Northward view. Gravestones with family name Standish in background.
 
 
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 118 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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