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Afton in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mormon House Site

 
 
Mormon House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, April 1, 2016
1. Mormon House Site Marker
Inscription.  Joseph Smith, founder of Mormon Church, & Emma Hale were married here January 18, 1827 by Justice Zechariah Tarble
 
Erected 2015 by William J. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 259.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 18, 1827.
 
Location. 42° 13.289′ N, 75° 31.31′ W. Marker is in Afton, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is on East Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Afton NY 13730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. half a mile away); About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cunahunta (approx. 1.7 miles away); Unadilla Region (approx. 2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bainbridge, New York (approx.
Mormon House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, April 1, 2016
2. Mormon House Site Marker
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5.4 miles away); Bainbridge New York Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bainbridge New York 20th Century Wars Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Afton.
 
Also see . . .  Mormon House Site in Chenango, NY - (YouTube, 1.5 min, William G. Pomeroy Foundation). (Submitted on February 3, 2020.)
 
Mormon House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, April 1, 2016
3. Mormon House Site Marker
Mormon House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, April 1, 2016
4. Mormon House Site Marker
<i>The Morman House, Fair Grounds, Afton, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
5. The Morman House, Fair Grounds, Afton, N.Y.
<i>Fair Grounds, Afton, NY</i> image. Click for full size.
6. Fair Grounds, Afton, NY
Smith/Hale Marriage Site image. Click for full size.
7. Smith/Hale Marriage Site
Mormon House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, April 1, 2016
8. Mormon House Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 1, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.   5, 6, 7. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York.   8. submitted on April 1, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022