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

First Church

 
 
First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. First Church Marker
Inscription.  
Built for public worship
on Ridge Road between
Niagara and Genesee Rivers
north of Batavia
Erected in 1824

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 43° 17.046′ N, 78° 13.138′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) one mile west of Gaines Waterport Road (New York State Route 279), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13943 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. First Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Burial Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lake Plain (approx. one mile away); Home of John Proctor
First Church Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. First Church Marker - Westward
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Cobblestones (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
First Church Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. First Church Marker - Eastward
Marker is within the "Y" of the driveway.
 
 
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 263 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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