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

Pottery & Drain Tile Factory

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
1. Pottery & Drain Tile Factory Marker
Inscription.
Pottery & drain tile factory
est. ca 1830 by Fortunatus
Gleason & son, Charles, of
Morganville. Last owner was
Charles Ford ca 1900.
Excavated by R.M.S.C. 1973.

 
Erected by Genesee County Bicentennial.
 
Location. 43° 0.258′ N, 78° 4.569′ W. Marker is in Stafford, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on Morganville Road (County Route 34) mile north of Byron Holley Road (New York State Route 237), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. NY Route 237 is Morganville Road northward until the "Y" intersection with Byron Holley Road. Morganville Road bends left to the marker, but NY 237 bends right, without stopping, onto Byron Holley Road. Marker is in this post office area: Stafford NY 14143, 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 Our Boys Who Served in the World War (approx. 1 miles away); Memorial Honor Roll World War II (approx. 1.6 miles away); East Boundary (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stafford Village Four Corners (approx. 1.6 miles away);
Pottery & Drain Tile Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
2. Pottery & Drain Tile Factory Marker
Northward on Morganville Road. Marker is on the right side of the road in the background at the taller grass. This equestrian crossing sign may help you to notice the marker.
Underground Railroad Route (approx. 3.1 miles away); First Jell-O Factory (approx. 4 miles away); Herman Le Roy's Mill (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Jell-O Company (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stafford.
 
Regarding Pottery & Drain Tile Factory. R.M.S.C. is the Museum of Rochester and Science Center, aka Rochester Museum and Science Center, in Rochester, NY
 
Also see . . .  Morganville Pottery Factory Site - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Pottery & Drain Tile Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 21, 2014
3. Pottery & Drain Tile Factory Marker
Southward.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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