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Royalton in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road

 
 
Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
1. Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road Marker
U.S. Bicentennial symbol on marker at top.
Inscription.  An old Indian trail used by travelers to Fort Niagara, widened for wagon use about 1800, later a stage route from Batavia to Niagara.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 43° 9.934′ N, 78° 34.312′ W. Marker is in Royalton, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Ridge Road (New York State Route 77) and Gasport Road, on the right when traveling south on Chestnut Ridge Road. Marker is in the Town of Royalton, Post Office Gasport, just east of Gasport Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8404 Chestnut Ridge Road, Gasport NY 14067, 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. Abdullah (approx. 1.8 miles away); Academy 1850-70 (approx. 2.2 miles away); 150th Anniversary (approx. 2.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gasport (approx. 2.4 miles away);
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Site of First Christian Society of Royalton (approx. 2.9 miles away); Church Site of First Christian Society of Royalton (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mill District (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royalton.
 
More about this marker. This portion of NY Route 77 is generally compass East-West, but the route is marked entirely North-South.
 
Eastward View Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
2. Eastward View Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road Marker
NY Route 77 southbound, compass east.
Westward View Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
3. Westward View Chestnut Ridge - Lewiston Road Marker
NY Route 77 north, compass west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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