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Churchville in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Riga

 
 
Riga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 7, 2014
1. Riga Marker
Inscription. First known as West Pulteney after Sir William Pulteney, Bath, England. Early land owner: renamed in honor of Riga, Latvia on April 8, 1808

Berkshire, Mass. Pioneers included Richard, Elihu and Samuel Church, who gave their name to Churchville Village. Incorporated 1867. Some of the wilderness they cleared and loved and conquered became part of Churchville Park, in 1928.

Erected by the County of Monroe 1979
 
Erected 1979 by County of Monroe.
 
Location. 43° 6.675′ N, 77° 53.068′ W. Marker is in Churchville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on North Main St half a mile north of New York State Route 33, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brockport NY 14420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Site (approx. half a mile away); Founded 1843 (approx. half a mile away); In Memoriam (approx. half a mile away); Francis E. Willard (approx. half a mile away); Early Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Riga Academy (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ward Park (approx. 3 miles away); Hotel Creek (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Churchville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers

 
View north from road near Riga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 7, 2014
2. View north from road near Riga Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2017, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2017, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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