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Bethany in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

County Forest

1885 1935

 
 
County Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 20, 2014
1. County Forest Marker
Inscription. First county forest in the state. Begun in 1915 by Genesee Co. 159,500 trees were planted here on poor farm lands prior to 1935.
 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education and Conservation Departments.
 
Location. 42° 52.876′ N, 78° 7.063′ W. Marker is in Bethany, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Raymond Road (County Route 49) and Memory Lane, on the right when traveling east on Raymond Road. Touch for map. Marker is at the Raymond Road entrance to Genesee County Park. Marker is in this post office area: East Bethany NY 14054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of Those Who Served in Vietnam (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of George F. Fleming (approx. half a mile away); Poor House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bethany Town Hall / Bethany World War II Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); West Middlebury Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); In Memory of those Soldiers (approx. 4 miles away); In Honor of Citizens Who Served in the World War (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethany.
 
Also see . . .
County Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 20, 2014
2. County Forest Marker
Eastward on Raymond Road; park entrance (Memory Lane) at right.
 County Park Forest History - Genesee County Parks Department. (Submitted on September 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
County Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 20, 2014
3. County Forest Marker
Westward on Raymond Road; park entrance at left.
County Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 20, 2014
4. County Forest Marker
Entrance to Genesee County Park (Memory Lane).
Genesee County Park and Forest Sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 20, 2014
5. Genesee County Park and Forest Sign
Marker in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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