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

Early House

 
 
Early House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
1. Early House Marker
Inscription. Built 1838 by Isaac Cox cobblestones selected for size by passing them thru iron rings.
 
Erected 1949 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 59.756′ N, 77° 44.6′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on River Road (County Route 84) half a mile north of S Road (County Route 141), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville NY 14546, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erected 1834 (approx. mile away); Cox Ferry (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of First Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burial Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Genesee Valley Greenway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Feeder Gates (approx. 1.7 miles away); Northampton (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
Regarding Early House. This is another of western New York's significant collection of cobblestone homes. This is the first marker I've seen with any description of how stones are selected and/or the house built.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Early House Marker as seen facing north on River Road image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
2. Early House Marker as seen facing north on River Road
Early House Marker as seen facing south on River Road image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
3. Early House Marker as seen facing south on River Road
The Early House image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
4. The Early House
Due to proximity and quantity of trees, this was absolutely the best picture of the house I could get.
Early House Date Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 31, 2012
5. Early House Date Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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