Alabama in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Town of Alabama
Erected 2002 by Genesee County Bicentennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
Location. 43° 4.402′ N, 78° 20.072′ W. Marker is in Alabama, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on Judge Road (New York State Route 63) east of Knowlesville Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in front of the Alabama Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2218 Judge Road, Basom NY 14013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Ground (approx. 2 miles away); Basom Plot (approx. 2.9 miles away); In Honor of the Men Who Served in the Great War (approx. 3.3 miles away); This Waterway (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Cary Collegiate Seminary (approx. 3.3 miles away); Schafer Farms (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Holland Purchase (approx. 4.3 miles away); Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alabama.
Also see . . . Early History of Alabama, NY. Alabama was formed April 17, 1826, and was originally called Gerrysville, after Elbridge Gerry, vice-president of the United States. In April 21, 1828, the name was changed to Alabama, meaning “Here we rest.” (Submitted on January 10, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.