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Bergen in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ward Park

Est. 2010

 
 
Ward Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
1. Ward Park Marker
Inscription. Named for Deacon Levi Ward whose family settled here in June 1807.
His son, Dr. Levi Ward, was the first supervisor and assemblyman of Murray, a portion of which was named Bergen in 1813. Dr. Ward was responsible for mail delivery, road, canal, and railroad development, and the construction of churches, stores, and schools as the community grew.
Martin C. Ward grandson of Deacon Ward, developed the village of Wardville, which was renamed Bergen in 1877.
 
Erected by Tally Almquist - Historian.
 
Location. 43° 5.061′ N, 77° 55.901′ W. Marker is in Bergen, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) and Rochester Street, on the left when traveling north on Buffalo Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bergen NY 14416, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Bergen (approx. half a mile away); Village of Bergen (approx. half a mile away); Bergen Village (approx. 0.8 miles away); Early Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Founded 1843 (approx.
Ward Park Marker as seen facing north towards 33 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
2. Ward Park Marker as seen facing north towards 33
2.7 miles away); Francis E. Willard (approx. 2.7 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mill Site (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bergen.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ward Park Marker as seen facing south from 33 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
3. Ward Park Marker as seen facing south from 33
Ward Park image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
4. Ward Park
 
 
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 228 times since then and 39 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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