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

First Local Red Cross

 
 
First Local Red Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
1. First Local Red Cross Marker
Inscription.  In this church was organized the first local Red Cross Society in the United States by Clara Barton, August 22, 1881.
 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Clara Barton series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 42° 33.539′ N, 77° 41.738′ W. Marker is in Dansville, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Clara Barton Street (New York State Route 36) and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on Clara Barton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Clara Barton Street, Dansville NY 14437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul's Lutheran Church (a few steps from this marker); Dansville Civil War Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Clara Barton House (approx.
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0.2 miles away); Dansville Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dansville Honors Its Veterans of All Wars (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the First Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of First House in Dansville (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dansville.
 
Eastward View First Local Red Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
2. Eastward View First Local Red Cross Marker
NY Route 36 North
Westward View First Local Red Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
3. Westward View First Local Red Cross Marker
NY Route 36 South
Church Street Side, First Local Red Cross Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
4. Church Street Side, First Local Red Cross Site
First Local Red Cross Marker and Church Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
5. First Local Red Cross Marker and Church Sign
St. Pauls Lutheran Church
Direct View First Local Red Cross Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
6. Direct View First Local Red Cross Site
Right Side First Local Red Cross Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 20, 2014
7. Right Side First Local Red Cross Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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