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

This wayside shrine marks the place

 
 
This wayside shrine marks the place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
1. This wayside shrine marks the place Marker
Inscription. This wayside shrine marks the place where on September 14, 1779 two young soldiers of the Revolution Lieutenant Thomas Boys and Sergeant Michael Parker met death undaunted in the line of duty after lingering torture. They marked with their blood the western limit in the state of New York of the great struggle for American freedom.
 
Erected 1927 by Livingston County Historical Society and the State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 46.59′ N, 77° 51.792′ W. Marker is in Cuylerville, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Cuylerville Road (U.S. 20A) mile west of Barrett Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is the first one one sees when pulling into Boyd-Parker Park. It's in the easternmost cluster of monuments in a park with a variety of markers all commemorating the same thing. Marker is in this post office area: Leicester NY 14481, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyd – Parker (within shouting distance of this marker); Genesee Castle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Routes of the Armies (about 400 feet away); The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association
This wayside shrine marks the place Marker setting image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
2. This wayside shrine marks the place Marker setting
(about 400 feet away); National Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); A-cn-do-wa-nuh (approx. 1.5 miles away); Boyd-Parker (approx. 1.6 miles away); Leicester Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuylerville.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing East image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
3. View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing East
View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing West image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
4. View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing West
 
 
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 351 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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