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

Widewaters Field

 
 
Widewaters Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 6, 2012
1. Widewaters Field Marker
Inscription. These stones from the first aqueduct and the locks were set October 30, 1926 at the eastern widewaters to commemorate the first centenary of the Erie Canal presented to the City of Rochester
 
Erected 1926 by The Society for the Preservation and Restoration of Historic Names.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 43° 8.503′ N, 77° 34.549′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Culver Road 0.1 miles north of Norris Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cobbs Hill Park / Cobbs Hill ( here, next to this marker); Portage Trail ( approx. 0.3 miles away); George Eastman House ( approx. 0.8 miles away); The West Garden ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Seward Seminary ( approx. 1.2 miles away); Margaret Woodbury Strong ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Frederick Douglass Home Site ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Douglass Home ( approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. EnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Widewaters Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 6, 2012
2. Widewaters Field Marker
Lake Riley as seen from the Widewaters Field marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 6, 2012
3. Lake Riley as seen from the Widewaters Field marker
Culver Road facing North as seen from near the marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 6, 2012
4. Culver Road facing North as seen from near the marker
Culver Road facing South as seen from near the marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
5. Culver Road facing South as seen from near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 12, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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