Mumford in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Scottish Pioneers built here in 1806
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1859.
Location. 42° 59.849′ N, 77° 51.724′ W. Marker is in Mumford, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Scottsville-Mumford Road (New York State Route 383) and Riga-Mumford Road (New York State Route 36) on Scottsville-Mumford Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mumford NY 14511, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First School West of the Genesee (here, next to this marker); First United Church of Mumford (approx. 0.4 miles away); McArthur Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); State Hatchery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Seth Green (approx. 0.8 miles away); Caledonia Big Springs (approx. 1.7 miles away); Erected 1827 (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mumford.
More about this marker. As can be seen in the photos, inscription is carved into the rock. It is set back from the roadway and can be seen from the road, but not read. It is not immediately evident that there is an inscription of any kind on the rock.
(Kirk" is Scottish for Church - a fact I've only learned in the last year or so.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 20, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.