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Gaines in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burial Ground

 
 
Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. Burial Ground Marker
Inscription.  
1st in Orleans County in
which revolutionary soldiers
John Anderson - David Bullard
and many pioneers are buried
First burial in 1812

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 43° 17.14′ N, 78° 12.833′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) 0.1 miles east of Gaines Waterport Road (New York State Route 279), on the right when traveling west. Marker is beside Gaines Congregational Church. The cemetery is set back from the road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4203 Ridge Road West, Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossroads (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Recognition (approx. ¼ mile away); First Academy
Burial Ground Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. Burial Ground Marker - Westward
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(approx. ¼ mile away); First Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Masonic Lodge (approx. half a mile away); The Lake Plain (approx. 0.7 miles away); Home of John Proctor (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
Burial Ground Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. Burial Ground Marker - Eastward
Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
4. Burial Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on October 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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