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

Spice Mill

 
 
Spice Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
1. Spice Mill Marker
Inscription. Near this site in 1883, the R.T. French Co. began milling spices. A fire in 1885 destroyed the plant causing move to Rochester.
 
Erected by R.T. French Company.
 
Location. 43° 6.206′ N, 77° 26.502′ W. Marker is in Fairport, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (New York State Route 250) and Railroad Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairport NY 14450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. De Land Chemical Co. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Erie Canal (about 700 feet away); American Can Company (approx. mile away); Erie Canal Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burying Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fullam's Basin (approx. mile away); New York State Canals (approx. mile away); D. Marsh Field (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairport.
 
Regarding Spice Mill. The R.T. French Company is most famous for making yellow mustard. If you've had French's Mustard, you've had the products from the descendants of this company.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Spice Mill Marker as seen facing south along 250 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
2. Spice Mill Marker as seen facing south along 250
Spice Mill Marker as seen facing north along 250 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
3. Spice Mill Marker as seen facing north along 250
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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