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

Route of Original Erie Canal

 
 
Route of Original Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
1. Route of Original Erie Canal Marker
Inscription.
Route of Original
Erie Canal 1817 - 1825
Enlarged 1836-1862
Abandoned 1920, on
completion of Barge
Canal / Rochester Harbor

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 43° 7.08′ N, 77° 33.298′ W. Marker is in Brighton, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Monroe Avenue (New York State Route 31) 0.1 miles north of Allens Creek Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is between two businesses: Valvoline oil change and Char-Broil restaurant. It is north and west of the I-590 South ramps. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2472 Monroe Avenue, Rochester NY 14618, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spring House - 1822 (approx. mile away); Seminary - 1845 (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Buckland / Horst House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Amos B. Buckland (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Great American Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away); Portage Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away); Changing Alignments (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Great American Canal (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brighton.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Route of Original Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
2. Route of Original Erie Canal Marker
View is NY 31 west at edge of Char-Broil parking lot. VERY difficult to see marker while driving due to heavily traffic in this commercial area, the turned face of the marker, and a tree.
Route of Original Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
3. Route of Original Erie Canal Marker
Marker & Char-Broil.
Route of Original Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
4. Route of Original Erie Canal Marker
Back of marker & Monroe Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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