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

Feeder Gates

 
 
Feeder Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
1. Feeder Gates Marker
Inscription. Lock, dam and toll house of Genesee Valley Canal located approximately one hundred feet east
Operated 1840 to 1878
 
Erected 1949 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 1.181′ N, 77° 44.892′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Rochester Street (New York State Route 251) and Main Street (New York State Route 383), on the left when traveling south on Rochester Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville NY 14546, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canal Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Genesee Valley Greenway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Genesee Valley Greenway (about 600 feet away); Northampton (approx. 0.2 miles away); First House (approx. mile away); Erected 1834 (approx. one mile away); Isaac Scott (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of First Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
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Wide view of the Feeder Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
2. Wide view of the Feeder Gates Marker
shown.
 
Also see . . .  Scottsville & Genesee River Canal. (Submitted on April 5, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Modern Day view of Genesee River Canal image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
3. Modern Day view of Genesee River Canal
Looking down the Oatka Creek, the canal crossed the creek via an aqueduct where the abandoned railroad bridge is. The dam crossed the river where the rapids now end.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Pictures of the remains of the feeder gates, during the fall or winter when the leaves are down • Can you help?
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