Gaines in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House
At left: Cobblestone house
built in 1842 with field or
glaciated stones in the
Gaines pattern also known
as depressed hexagonal.
Mason - John Simmons.
At right: Cobblestone house
built in 1844 and remodeled
in 1910. Makes use of lake
washed stones in the facade.
Fieldstones were selected
for the west end and wing.
Erected 2001 by Orleans County Department of History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 43° 17.228′ N, 78° 11.393′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14403-14407 Ridge Road, Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cobblestones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Home of John Proctor (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lake Plain (approx. half a mile away); Pioneer Settler (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Home of Katherine Belle Rowley (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
More about this marker. Marker has different text on either side referring to the left and right houses, respectively. These are private residences. Marker is in the town of Gaines, hamlet of Childs, zip code Albion. Marker is in the Cobblestone Historic District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark District.
Regarding At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House. Both structures "built" by John Proctor; see the "Cobblestones" marker, index 17 & 18.
Also see . . .
1. Cobblestone Society Museum. This museum is a couple lots to the west of the marker. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Cobblestone Historic District - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.