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Near Avon in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Berry's Tavern

 
 
Berry's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
1. Berry's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  100 feet north is site of
Berry's Tavern
& Ferry 1789, first bridge over Genesee River 1804
200 feet south is site of old ford
 
Erected 1949 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 55.045′ N, 77° 45.357′ W. Marker is near Avon, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 20) 0.4 miles west of Wadsworth Avenue (New York State Route 39), on the left when traveling west. The marker is located at the entrance to New York DEC Genesee River Fishing Access Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon NY 14414, 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. Avon Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Albert C. Burke Jr. (approx. 0.7 miles away); 5 Arch Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ganson's Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx.
Wide view of the Berry's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
2. Wide view of the Berry's Tavern Marker
1.6 miles away); Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tuscaroras (approx. 1.9 miles away); East Avon (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
 
Modern day view of the Genesee River Crossings. image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
3. Modern day view of the Genesee River Crossings.
Looking toward the site of Berry's Tavern and ferry, from the approximately location of the old ford. Today's US-20 highway crosses the river.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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