Williamson in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
From the Nearby Ravine
Erected 1929 by U.S. Daughters of 1812 General John Swift Chapter.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 15, 1825.
Location. 43° 16.922′ N, 77° 11.011′ W. Marker is in Williamson, New York, in Wayne County. Memorial is at the intersection of Washington Street and Mill Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Pultneyville is an unincorporated hamlet in the town of Williamson. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamson NY 14589, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Pultneyville (here, next to this marker); First White Men (a few steps from this marker); Pultneyville Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Site of Union Church100 Years of Dramatics (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wreck of the St. Peter (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (approx. 0.7 miles away); Underground Railroad Terminus (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamson.
Also see . . . FLTimes.com: Way back when in Wayne County: Raid on Pultneyville part of War of 1812. Try to imagine then what the Pultneyville inhabitants must have felt on May 15, 1814. Commodore Sir James Yeo was in charge of the British Lake Ontario fleet and his reputation preceded him. (Submitted on May 11, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 6. submitted on May 15, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.