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Batavia in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Mansion

 
 
Site of mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, May 3, 2021
1. Site of mansion Marker
Inscription.  Built by Col. William Davis ca. 1839. Later the home of Dean Richmond, president NY Central RR, & wife Mary who built the Richmond Library.
 
Erected 2013 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 42° 59.85′ N, 78° 10.647′ W. Marker is in Batavia, New York, in Genesee County. Marker can be reached from East Main Street. Marker is located between the Richmond Library entrance and the library/Resurrection Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church parking area. Access to the parking area is from Ross St or Main St/NY-5. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batavia NY 14020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cary House Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Batavia Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batavia Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jos. Ellicott (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Site of mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, May 3, 2021
2. Site of mansion Marker
Northward from the library/church parking area
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Benjamin Ellicott (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Ellicott (approx. half a mile away); Genesee County (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Batavia.
 
Site of mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, May 3, 2021
3. Site of mansion Marker
Looking southward from the library entrance area, street in the background is Main St/NY-5, Batavia, NY
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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