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

Pioneer Settler

 
 
Pioneer Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. Pioneer Settler Marker
Inscription.
March 3, 1807 this land was
chosen by the first settler
in the town of Gaines, 8 on
Ridge Rd in Orleans County,
Mrs. Elizabeth Gilbert

 
Erected by Orleans County Community Pride.
 
Location. 43° 17.309′ N, 78° 10.691′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) one mile east of Oak Orchard Road (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Gaines Carlton Community Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14585 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. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House (approx. half a mile away); At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cobblestones (approx. 0.7 miles away); Home of Katherine Belle Rowley (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Lake Plain (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. 1.8 miles away); Union Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pioneer Settler Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. Pioneer Settler Marker - Eastward
NY Roure 104 at right.
Pioneer Settler Marker - Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. Pioneer Settler Marker - Northward
 
 
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 321 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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