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

South Avon

 
 
South Avon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
1. South Avon Marker
Inscription.  Farming & industrial community dating from 1800 with a school, blacksmith, grange hall, factories & mills. Chadwick Tavern built 1830.
 
Erected 2007 by Town of Avon Historian.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 52.692′ N, 77° 46.136′ W. Marker is in Avon, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Avon-Geneseo Road (New York State Route 39). I worked hard with the itouch map/Google map application to try to find the exact place where this marker is and I think I came as close as I can. If you are using a GPS to find this marker, all I can say is the coordinates are close. The marker is on the west side of rte. 39 south of Avon, well before you get to Geneseo. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 5 Arch Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Albert C. Burke Jr. (approx. 2.6 miles away); Avon Civil War Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Berry's Tavern (approx. 2.8
South Avon Marker as seen facing south on 39 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
2. South Avon Marker as seen facing south on 39
miles away); John Hubbard Forsyth (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx. 3˝ miles away); Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx. 3˝ miles away); East Avon (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
 
More about this marker. Be sure to take a few moments to stop and get out at this marker, I've included a shot of the view from the marker's location... for the Finger Lakes region, it's a good view.
 
South Avon Marker as seen facing north on 39 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
3. South Avon Marker as seen facing north on 39
The view facing west from the South Avon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
4. The view facing west from the South Avon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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