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Fruitland Mill

 
 
Fruitland Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Fruitland Mill Marker
Inscription.  In 1835 Ira Hill built dams here to power flour and saw milling, pond was used for cutting ice in winter.
 
Erected by Town of Ontario.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 43° 13.463′ N, 77° 20.503′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Ridge Rd (County Route 103) ¼ mile west of Lakeside Road, on the right when traveling west. Ridge Road is parallel to the newer route NY 104. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 783 Ridge Road, Ontario NY 14519, 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. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Paint Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Town of Ontario Timeline (approx. 2.8 miles away); "Hojack" Train Station (approx. 2.8 miles away); Crombe Exhibit Barn (approx. 2.9 miles away); Apple Dry House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Log Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); Warner House (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
Fruitland Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Fruitland Mill Marker
View is westward.
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Fruitland Mill Marker & Mill Pond image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
3. Fruitland Mill Marker & Mill Pond
View is northward and downstream. The dam appears to be on private property; cannot see the face of the dam. There is mill pond on both sides of the short narrow bridge.
Fruitland NY Highway Sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
4. Fruitland NY Highway Sign
This property adjacent to the mill pond and Ridge Road bridge includes an old N.Y. Highway sign for "Ontario Center, Fruitland" and a Rochester & Sodus Bay trolley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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