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Ontario in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pioneer Settler

 
 
Pioneer Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Pioneer Settler Marker
Inscription.  In 1806 the Freeman Hopkins family arrived by ox team from New England and built a log cabin. This was the first settlement in Ontario.
 
Erected by Town of Ontario.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1806.
 
Location. 43° 16.582′ N, 77° 15.874′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Lake Road ¼ mile east of Furnace Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2439 Lake 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. Bear Creek Harbor (approx. half a mile away); A Pillar of Strength / The Light of Freedom (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor (approx. 0.6 miles away); War of 1812 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Davis Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Iron Furnace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Heritage Corners (approx. 2.4 miles away); Baptist Meeting House (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
Pioneer Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Pioneer Settler Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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