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Paint Mill

 
 
Paint Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Paint Mill Marker
Inscription.  A mill was built here in 1913 for drying and grinding iron ore. This iron ore powder was shipped worldwide for making red barn paint. Operations ceased in 1948.
 
Erected by Town of Ontario.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 43° 13.67′ N, 77° 18.94′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on New York State Route 104 at milepost 3,, 0.6 miles west of Ontario Center Road (New York State Route 350), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ontario NY 14519, 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. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fruitland Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fire of 1885 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Log Cabin (approx. 2 miles away); Town of Ontario Timeline (approx. 2 miles away); Baptist Meeting House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crombe Exhibit Barn (approx. 2.1 miles away); "Hojack" Train Station (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
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Paint Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Paint Mill Marker
View is westward on the divided 4-lane highway, about midway between Ontario Center Road and North Slocum Road. On Google Maps, the marker is barely visible in the reeds. Note that the reeds have been cut back.
 
 
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 174 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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