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

Francis E. Willard

 
 
Francis E. Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
1. Francis E. Willard Marker
Inscription. Great Temperance Leader was born in house standing on this site Sept. 28, 1839. The Willards left this home for Ohio two years later.
 
Erected by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 6.221′ N, 77° 53.073′ W. Marker is in Churchville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on South Main Street (New York State Route 36) 0.2 miles south of North Buffalo Street (New York State Route 33), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker has been mounted on the side of the building, so it is not visible when traveling southbound on 36. (See attached photos.). Marker is in this post office area: Churchville NY 14428, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Founded 1843 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mill Site (about 500 feet away); Riga (approx. half a mile away); Early Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Riga Academy (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hotel Creek (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ward Park (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Churchville.
 
Also see . . .  Frances E. Willard - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 6, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Francis E. Willard Marker as seen facing north on 36 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
2. Francis E. Willard Marker as seen facing north on 36

 
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Francis E. Willard Marker and building it's mounted on. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
3. Francis E. Willard Marker and building it's mounted on.
Francis E. Willard Marker location as seen facing south on 36 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
4. Francis E. Willard Marker location as seen facing south on 36
As you can see, the marker is invisible to those traveling southbound on 36. The parking lot to the south of the building is a public lot, so you can easily stop and take a look. There's a few restaurants there as well, make a day of it!
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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