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

1833 Servoss-Hagood House

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
1833 Servoss-Hagood House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
1. 1833 Servoss-Hagood House Marker
Inscription.  1833
Servoss-Hagood House
National Register of Historic Places

A fine example of Greek revival architecture,
the Servoss-Hagood House is further
distinguished by its plank-on-plank construction.

The home was built by Erie Canal workers,
even as the canal, linking the Hudson River
with Lake Erie, was excavated.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list.
 
Location. 43° 12.991′ N, 78° 25.85′ W. Marker is in Ridgeway, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Fruit Avenue (County Route 41) and Dublin Road, on the left when traveling south on Fruit Avenue. Marker is along the towpath of the Erie Barge Canal at the southern terminus of Fruit Avenue where a canal bridge has been completely removed, leaving the abandoned bridge approach. Fruit Avenue is essentially a 3.2 mile dead end road from Ridge Road (NY Route 104) except that School Road, at the midpoint, connects with Marshall
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
2. Westward
On the Erie Barge Canal towpath. The mound behind it is the abandoned approach to the removed bridge.
Road which does bridge the canal. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medina NY 14103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. D.A.A. Buck Home (approx. 1.8 miles away); Dedicated to All Military Veterans (approx. 1.9 miles away); Medina Armory (approx. 2 miles away); Circus Pioneer (approx. 2 miles away); Valor, Honor, Virtue, Courage, Duty (approx. 2 miles away); 1860 Home Of George Anthony (approx. 2 miles away); John Ryan 1801-96 / Medina Sandstone (approx. 2.1 miles away); NY Central Depot (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Servoss House - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 17, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
1833 Servoss-Hagood House & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
3. 1833 Servoss-Hagood House & Marker
North and West Sides image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
4. North and West Sides
West and Front Sides image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
5. West and Front Sides
Servoss-Hagood House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
6. Servoss-Hagood House
House faces the north embankment and towpath of the Erie Barge Canal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 17, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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