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

Early Church

Universalist Church

 
 
Early Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
1. Early Church Marker
Inscription.  Built by Fred Shy in 1841, church members brought cobblestones from Lake Ontario shore by ox carts. Erected July, 1976
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 43° 12.655′ N, 78° 28.589′ W. Marker is in Middleport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 271) and Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 Main Street, Middleport NY 14105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clute-Phillips Post 938 Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Middleport Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); McClintock Loomis Clock
Northward View Early Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
2. Northward View Early Church Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Tow Path (about 800 feet away); Taylor House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middleport.
 
Also see . . .  Cobblestone Masonry - The Cobblestone Museum. (Submitted on April 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Southward View Early Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
3. Southward View Early Church Marker
Westward View Early Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
4. Westward View Early Church Marker
Upward View Early Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
5. Upward View Early Church
Cobblestone Panel of Early Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 6, 2014
6. Cobblestone Panel of Early Church
Front side, south panel, atop cut limestone watertable.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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