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Russell Park

 
 
Russell Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
1. Russell Park Marker
Inscription. On September 27, 1852, Jonathon Russell, the first settler in the Village of Akron, deeded this tract to our village with the provision that it be maintained as a public park, or if it not so maintained, it was to revert to his legal heirs. erected by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee 1971.
 
Erected 1971 by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 43° 1.265′ N, 78° 29.867′ W. Marker is in Akron, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of John Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on John Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Akron NY 14001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of Those Who Fought (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant Club Pole (approx. 0.7 miles away); Treaty of 1857 (approx. 3.9 miles away); General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 (approx. 4.9 miles away); 1800 Brick House 1963 (approx. 5 miles away); Town of Pembroke (approx. 5.1 miles away); Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park (approx. 5.1 miles away); Schafer Farms (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Akron.
 
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Eastward View Russell Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
2. Eastward View Russell Park Marker
West and South View Russell Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
3. West and South View Russell Park Marker
Marker is at the northeast corner of the park/village square.
Russell Park Marker and View Towards Playground image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
4. Russell Park Marker and View Towards Playground
Russell Park Playground image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
5. Russell Park Playground
Russell Park image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
6. Russell Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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