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Palmyra in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John and Rhoda Swift

 
 
John and Rhoda Swift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 22, 2014
1. John and Rhoda Swift Marker
Inscription.
1789
John and Rhoda Swift
First settlers of Palmyra
Log cabin built near here
1st Moderator & Supervisor
Militia Captain, Freemason

 
Erected by Palmyra Lodge No. 248 F&A Mason.
 
Location. 43° 3.818′ N, 77° 13.537′ W. Marker is in Palmyra, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on East Main Street (New York State Route 31) 0.1 miles east of Mill Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 513 East Main Street, Palmyra NY 14522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Palmyra in History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grandin Print Shop (approx. mile away); Palmyra War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Admiral William T. Sampson Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I Mortar (approx. 0.3 miles away); First School House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cumorah (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmyra.
 
Also see . . .  John Swift (general) (Wikipedia). John Swift (June 17, 1761 – July 12, 1814) was an American military officer
John and Rhoda Swift Marker facing east image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 22, 2014
2. John and Rhoda Swift Marker facing east
during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. He founded the town of Palmyra, New York.
(Submitted on September 30, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
John and Rhoda Swift Marker facing west image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 22, 2014
3. John and Rhoda Swift Marker facing west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2017, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2017, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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