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

The Falls

 
 
The Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
1. The Falls Marker
Inscription.
The Falls
of Irondequoit Creek
dropped 90 feet in a mile
called "Sgoh-Sa-Is-Thah"
by the Indians, later
gave power to many mills.

 
Erected by County of Monroe.
 
Location. 43° 7.63′ N, 77° 29.052′ W. Marker is in Penfield, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street and Falls View Lane, on the right when traveling north on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the dead end of North Washington Street at a pedestrians-only bridge over the creek. The other side of the bridge is Linear Park Drive in Channing H. Philbrick Park, off of NY route 441. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Penfield - 1810 (approx. half a mile away); Daniel Penfield (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lincoln Mills (approx. 0.6 miles away); School District No. 9 (approx. mile away); Penfield Station (approx. mile away); Eddie James "Son" House Jr. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Water Tower (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penfield.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNative Americans
 
The Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
2. The Falls Marker
Small parking area at end of North Washington Street. There is a trailhead here.
Irondequoit Creek image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2018
3. Irondequoit Creek
View from the pedestrians-only bridge, connecting North Washington Street and Linear Park Drive in Channing H. Philbrick Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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