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Evans in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Aaron Salisbury

(1786-1861)

 
 
Aaron Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
1. Aaron Salisbury Marker
Inscription. Aaron Salisbury was the first permanent settler in the Town of Evans (1809). He is reputed to have single handedly fought off a British raiding party at 18 Mile Creek during the War of 1812. He became a lieutenant in the 48th N.Y. Infantry. After the war, he became a judge in the Court of Common Pleas, a member of the County Assembly, and a member of the 1846 N.Y. State Constitutional Convention.
 
Erected 2005 by Francis Ridge Eagle Scout Project, Troup 578.
 
Location. 42° 41.022′ N, 79° 0.801′ W. Marker is in Evans, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Erie Road (New York State Route 5) and Sturgeon Point Road on Erie Road. Touch for map. Marker is behind the modern First Church of Evans. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7431 Erie Road, Derby NY 14047, 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 Historic First Church of Evans (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William C. Dudley (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of First Town Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away); Burial Site of Asa Ames / Pioneer Cemetery 1810-1928 (approx. 2.4
Aaron Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
2. Aaron Salisbury Marker
Marker is fixed to the fence. The Historic First Church of Evans is in the background.
miles away); Site of "Bundy's Mill" (approx. 2.8 miles away); "Angola Horror" (approx. 2.8 miles away); Graycliff (approx. 2.9 miles away); Birthplace of Willis Haviland Carrier (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Evans.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Aaron Salisbury Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
3. Aaron Salisbury Gravestone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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