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Alfred Station in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baker's Bridge

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Baker's Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, April 26, 2021
1. Baker's Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Hamlet formerly named for bridge built by Alpheus Baker, his sons & Joseph Woodruff. Original bridge constructed over Canacadea Creek.
 
Erected 2019 by New York Folklore, William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 72.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 42° 16.073′ N, 77° 45.538′ W. Marker is in Alfred Station, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is on Hamilton Hill Rd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alfred Station NY 14803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at the Allen-Steinheim Museum (approx. 1.7 miles away); This Statue of King Alfred The Great (approx. 1.8 miles away); Alumni Hall, Alfred University (approx. 1.8 miles away); Votes for Women (approx. 1.9 miles away); Firemen's Hall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hornellsville Veterans Memorial
Baker's Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, April 26, 2021
2. Baker's Bridge Marker
Looking northward from NY-21 up Hamilton Hill Rd to where it begins at NY-244
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(approx. 6.4 miles away); Anna Cadogan Etz (approx. 6.7 miles away); Ruth Law (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
The view from the bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, April 26, 2021
3. The view from the bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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