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Somerset in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacob Fitts

 
 
Jacob Fitts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
1. Jacob Fitts Marker
Inscription.
Jacob Fitts
from Mansfield New Jersey
articled land 1809,
first settler 1810.
Site of first log cabin
between Ridge Rd and lake.

 
Erected by Somerset Society.
 
Location. 43° 21.757′ N, 78° 34.177′ W. Marker is in Somerset, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Lower Lake Road mile east of Hartland Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Hartland Road bends almost 90 degrees east and becomes Lower Lake Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8431 Lower Lake Road, Barker NY 14012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salt Spring (approx. 0.7 miles away); Quaker Cemetary (approx. 1.8 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 2 miles away); Horsepower (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pallister House (approx. 2.5 miles away); David Barker (approx. 2.5 miles away); Foghorn, Pier, and Beacon Tower (approx. 4.3 miles away); 30 Mile Point Lighthouse (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
More about this marker. "Ridge Rd" and "lake" on the marker are NY route 104 and Lake Ontario.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
2. Eastward
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
3. Westward
Jacob Fitts Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
4. Jacob Fitts Marker & Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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