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

Village of Bergen

 
 
Village of Bergen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 19, 2012
1. Village of Bergen Marker
Inscription.  National Historic District Laid out as Wardville 1840s Railroad forwarding station destroyed by fire 1866 & 1880 incorporated as Bergen 1877 District Registered 1985
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 43° 5.151′ N, 77° 56.54′ W. Marker is in Bergen, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Lake Avenue (New York State Route 19) and Leroy Street, on the left when traveling north on North Lake Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bergen NY 14416, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C.E. Housel Home (here, next to this marker); Town of Bergen (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. M. Townsend (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ward Park (approx. half a mile away); Bergen Village (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bergen Swamp (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bergen Museum (approx. 2.8 miles away); Founded 1843 (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bergen.
 
Village of Bergen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lugnuts, October 24, 2020
2. Village of Bergen Marker
With the addition of the small park area to the right of the marker, this marker was relocated a bit north of its original position. The C.E. Housel Home Marker now resides where this marker used to be. The two markers act as bookends for the small park.
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Village of Bergen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lugnuts, October 24, 2020
3. Village of Bergen Marker
The marker was relocated to the north, next to the railroad crossing.
Village of Bergen Marker as seen facing south on 19 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 19, 2012
4. Village of Bergen Marker as seen facing south on 19
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022