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

In Memory of the Men Who Fell

 
 
Orleans County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
1. Orleans County Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of the men who fell in defence of the Union. Orleans County, 1861 - 1865.
 
Erected 1876 by Orleans County.
 
Location. 43° 14.38′ N, 78° 9.295′ W. Marker is in Albion, New York, in Orleans County. Marker can be reached from Telegraph Road (New York State Route 31) 0.2 miles west of Riches Corners Road (County Route 22). The monument is upon the highest mound in Mount Albion Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Albion Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Sanford E. Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); John Cunneen 1848-1907 (approx. 1.9 miles away); George M. Pullman, 1831-97 (approx. 1.9 miles away); The First Free Methodist (approx. 1.9 miles away); Journalist, Terry Anderson (approx. 2 miles away); Orleans County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albion.
 
More about this marker. From the main entrance to the grounds, head straight and bend left to the back of the mound.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Rejuvenation Plaque - 1976 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 22, 2015
2. Rejuvenation Plaque - 1976
On the front of the monument at the bottom left.
Orleans County Civil War Memorial Tower image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
3. Orleans County Civil War Memorial Tower
Orleans County Civil War Memorial Tower image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
4. Orleans County Civil War Memorial Tower
Memorial Tower Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
5. Memorial Tower Entrance
There are nine tall white tablets built into the interior walls. Names of Civil War servicemen are engraved on the tablets. The names on the tablets facing the open entrance are especially worn; many names have become illegible. There is also a winding staircase to the top.
Tower Staircase Upward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
6. Tower Staircase Upward
There are 83 steps. At the bottleneck of the tower, the handrail ends, at which point the climber has wall on the right and center-post on the left.
Tower Staircase Downward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
7. Tower Staircase Downward
Light is actually dim in the long neck of the tower. No handrail.
Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
8. Survey Marker
View from Atop image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 20, 2019
9. View from Atop
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on May 21, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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