Batavia in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Town of Batavia
originally included the
entire Holland Purchase,
3.3 million acres in
Western New York
Erected 2002 by Genesee County Bicentennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 30, 1760.
Location. 43° 0.432′ N, 78° 13.847′ W. Marker is in Batavia, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on West Main Street Road (New York State Route 5 at milepost 12.1), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located just west of Kiwanis Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3609 West Main Road, Batavia NY 14020, 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. Early Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Capt. Charles F. Rand (approx. 2.1 miles away); Batavia (approx. 2.1 miles away); Paolo Busti Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Memory of the Soldiers Sailors and Marines of Genesee County (approx. 2.3 miles away); Genesee County Courthouse Centennial Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); Genesee County (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Batavia.
Also see . . . Batavia, New York. Batavia is said to be the "Birthplace of Western New York". (Submitted on January 11, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2011, by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 10, 2011, by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. 2. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.