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Gaines in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harness Shop

 
 
Harness Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 9, 2021
1. Harness Shop Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1838 by Starr Chester, a cobbler, for a shoe shop. Remodeled in 1883 for other purposes. Moved here from Gaines, NY in 1987.
 
Erected by Cobblestone Society Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 43° 17.166′ N, 78° 11.531′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Orchard Road (New York State Route 98) and Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104), on the right when traveling south on Oak Orchard Road. Site is in the hamlet of Childs. It is one of a number of properties around the intersection that are owned by the Cobblestone Society. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Print Shop (here, next to this marker); Farmers Hall (a few steps from this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); J.H. Vagg Blacksmith Shop / The Vagg House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of John Proctor
Harness Shop & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 9, 2021
2. Harness Shop & Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cobblestones (about 400 feet away); Cobblestone Historic District (about 500 feet away); At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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