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Gaines in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House

 
 
Left Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. Left Side of Marker
Inscription. [left side]
Historic District
At left: Cobblestone house
built in 1842 with field or
glaciated stones in the
Gaines pattern also known
as depressed hexagonal.
Mason - John Simmons.
[right side]
Historic District
At right: Cobblestone house
built in 1844 and remodeled
in 1910. Makes use of lake
washed stones in the facade.
Fieldstones were selected
for the west end and wing.

 
Erected 2001 by Orleans County Department of History.
 
Location. 43° 17.228′ N, 78° 11.393′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14403-14407 Ridge Road, Albion NY 14411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cobblestones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gaines District No.5 1849 School House (about 600 feet away); The Lake Plain (approx. half a mile away); Pioneer Settler (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burial Ground
Right Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. Right Side of Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Home of Katherine Belle Rowley (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crossroads (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
More about this marker. Marker has different text on either side referring to the left and right houses, respectively. These are private residences. Marker is in the town of Gaines, hamlet of Childs, zip code Albion. Marker is in the Cobblestone Historic District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark District.
 
Regarding At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House. Both structures "built" by John Proctor; see the "Cobblestones" marker, index 17 & 18.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cobblestone Society Museum. This museum is a couple lots to the west of the marker. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Cobblestone Historic District - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Eastward View of the Houses and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. Eastward View of the Houses and Marker
Westward View of the Houses and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
4. Westward View of the Houses and Marker
House At Left image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
5. House At Left
House At Left and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
6. House At Left and Marker
House At Right and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
7. House At Right and Marker
House At Right image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
8. House At Right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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