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

Five Mile House

 
 
Five Mile House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
1. Five Mile House Marker
Canandaigua spelling corrected on the marker.
Inscription.
Five Mile House
Later known as Ball's Tavern.
Built in 1816 by John Huff.
Here the mail carriers between
Canandaigua and Lewiston
used to stop over night.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 17.406′ N, 78° 7.245′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) 0.2 miles west of Transit Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15457 Ridge Road West, Kent NY 14477, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Transit Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Katherine Belle Rowley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Balcom's Mills (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pioneer Settler (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gaines District No.5 1849 School House (approx. 3.4 miles away); At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House (approx. 3 miles away); Cobblestones (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mount Albion Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
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Five Mile House Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
2. Five Mile House Marker - Westward
Five Mile House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
3. Five Mile House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 119 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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