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

Cox Ferry

 
 
Cox Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
1. Cox Ferry Marker
Inscription. Operated by Joseph Cox 1820 to 1830. Replaced by wooden covered bridge built by Ira Carpenter & used from 1830 to 1870
 
Erected 1949 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 0.293′ N, 77° 43.857′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Quaker Road (New York State Route 251) 0.7 miles east of River Road (New York State Route 251). 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. Site of Early School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Erected 1834 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 1.3 miles away); Feeder Gates (approx. 1.3 miles away); Canal Street (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of First Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
Regarding Cox Ferry. According to the Wheatland, Monroe County, New York: a brief sketch of its history, the Cox Ferry was approximately one mile downstream on the Genesee River, near Allan's Creek,
Wide view of the Cox Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
2. Wide view of the Cox Ferry Marker
from the location of the marker. The wooden covered bridge did cross the river at this location.
 
Also see . . .  Wheatland, Monroe County, New York: a brief sketch of its history. (Submitted on April 6, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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