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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

County of Monroe

 
 
County of Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 20, 2012
1. County of Monroe Marker
Inscription.  Created February 23, 1821 - Named for James Monroe Born April 28, 1758, Virginia - Died July 4, 1831, New York Major in the American Revolution - Senator from Virginia United States Minister to France and England Twice Governor of Virginia - Secretary of State and of War Proclaimed the Monroe Doctrine, December 2, 1823 Fifth President of the United States, 1817-1825 "The Era of Good Feeling" In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Monroe under the auspices of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, State of New York, 1951
 
Erected 1951 by Daughters of 1812, NY.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe, and the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series lists.
 
Location. 43° 9.315′ N, 77° 36.831′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York
County of Monroe Marker Facing East on Main image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 20, 2012
2. County of Monroe Marker Facing East on Main
, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. W and Fitzhugh St, on the right when traveling east on Main St. W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14614, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Luke's Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); City of Rochester (a few steps from this marker); Early Education (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer School (within shouting distance of this marker); Broad Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 100 Acre Tract (about 300 feet away); The Underground Railroad (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
County of Monroe Marker Facing West on Main image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
3. County of Monroe Marker Facing West on Main
County of Monroe Marker as seen on M.C. Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 20, 2012
4. County of Monroe Marker as seen on M.C. Office Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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