“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

First Library

First Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick Weissend, May 2, 2007
1. First Library Marker
Inscription.  The Alexandrian Library was the first in Genesee County and was founded in 1811 by Alexander Rea, Noah North, Ezra Osborn & Sebe Brainard
Erected 2002 by Genesee County Bicentennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 42° 54.133′ N, 78° 15.527′ W. Marker is in Alexander, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on Buffalo Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3350 Buffalo Street, Alexander NY 14005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cobblestone School (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Emory Upton (approx. 4.6 miles away); West Middlebury Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Bethany Town Hall / Bethany World War II Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rolling Hills (approx. 6˝ miles away); Poor House (approx. 6˝ miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away); Site of U.S. CCC Camp #1285 (approx. 7.1 miles away).
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 372 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 19, 2020