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

The Site of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons,

A General Store.

 
 
The Site of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons, a General Store. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
1. The Site of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons, a General Store. Marker
Inscription.  The Ransom Family, after whom Ransomville was named, in mercantile trade since 1830.
 
Erected by Porter Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 43° 14.309′ N, 78° 54.582′ W. Marker is in Ransomville, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Youngstown Lockport Road (New York State Route 93) and Ransomville Road on Youngstown Lockport Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ransomville NY 14131, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Funeral Parlor (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swigert's Evaporator (about 500 feet away); Those Who Served in the World War (about 600 feet away); Traveler's Home (about 600 feet away); The Site Of Niagara Poultry Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grain Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fowler Sawmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ransomville Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ransomville.
 
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sectionhead>More about this marker.
The site is a shuttered convenience store/lunch counter. The lot is now filled with cars from an adjacent dealership.
 
Also see . . .  Ransomville, NY - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Westward View of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
2. Westward View of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons Marker
Marker is at the left on the far corner.
Eastward View of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
3. Eastward View of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on March 9, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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