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Avon in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

5 Arch Bridge

 
 
5 Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24
1. 5 Arch Bridge Marker
Inscription. Built 1856-57 by the Genesee Valley RR to span the Conesus Outlet. The 200 ft. long x 12 ft. wide limestone bridge was part of the Rochester-Avon-Geneseo-Mt. Morris Line. Avon became a RR hub connecting Buffalo-Rochester-Corning-Hornell. The line was electrified in 1907, with 13 runs daily between Rochester and Mt. Morris. In 1941 the Avon-Mt. Morris section was abandoned and the rails removed.
 
Erected by Avon Preservation & Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 53.919′ N, 77° 45.822′ W. Marker is in Avon, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Avon-Geneseo Road (Route 39) just north of Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon NY 14414, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berry's Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); South Avon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ganson's Mill (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tuscaroras (approx. 3.3 miles away); John Hugh McNaughton (approx. 3.4 miles away); In Memory of a Soldier (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fowlerville (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
 
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5 Arch Bridge Marker as seen facing north on 39 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
2. 5 Arch Bridge Marker as seen facing north on 39
5 Arch Bridge Marker as seen facing south on 39 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
3. 5 Arch Bridge Marker as seen facing south on 39
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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