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Avon in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Hubbard Forsyth

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
1. John Hubbard Forsyth Marker
Inscription.  
John Hubbard Forsyth
born August 10, 1797,
John farmed this land with his father. After his wife, Deborah, died in 1828, he left his family in New York traveling to Kentucky where he joined a cavalry unit. Later he became a Captain in the regular Texan cavalry. With Col. William Travis he defended the alamo alongside Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett and nearly 200 volunteers. On March 6, 1836 after Travis and Bowie died, Capt. Forsyth lead the forces until all were killed in the Battle of The Alamo.
 
Erected 2017 by Town of Avon Historian.
 
Location. 42° 53.133′ N, 77° 42.632′ W. Marker is in Avon, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakeville Road (New York State Route 15) and Henty Road, on the left when traveling north on Lakeville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon NY 14414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Avon (approx. 1.7 miles away); 5 Arch Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); South Avon
John Hubbard Forsyth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
2. John Hubbard Forsyth Marker
View is south, Henty Road. NY route 15 at left.
(approx. 3 miles away); Berry's Tavern (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ganson's Mill (approx. 3 miles away); Tuscaroras (approx. 4 miles away); Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx. 4.7 miles away); Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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