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Richford in Tioga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Old Abbey

 
 
The Old Abbey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
1. The Old Abbey Marker
Inscription. Built in 1813 by Samuel Smith who kept a Tavern here The Richford Post Office Established here in 1830
 
Erected by Village of Richford.
 
Location. 42° 21.386′ N, 76° 12.054′ W. Marker is in Richford, New York, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 38 and New York State Route 79 on State Route 38. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13303 New York Highway 38, Richford NY 13835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Turnpike (within shouting distance of this marker); First Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkshire (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old Rich Tavern (approx. 4.6 miles away); Cabin Site (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Widow Earsley (approx. 4.9 miles away); Home of Nathaniel Tobey (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richford.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Old Abbey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
2. The Old Abbey Marker
Intersection of NY Highway 79 & 38 to the right.
The Old Abbey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
3. The Old Abbey Marker
The Early Turnpike and Public Square markers are across the road on the corner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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