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

On This Site Circa 1919 Alonzo L. Waters

 
 
Alonzo L. Waters Journal-Register Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
1. Alonzo L. Waters Journal-Register Marker
Marker is embedded in the north exterior wall of the building at 409 North Main Street.
Inscription.
Let it be known to all who read this:

On this site circa 1919 Alonzo L. Waters (Publisher & Editor 1919-1980) began the Journal-Register newspaper. Mr Waters and his son, Robert F. Waters (Publisher Emertius), promoted the daily activities of this community and celebrated the accomplishments of its citizens for most of the 20th century. Their work built a legacy of community pride and civic service which endures today.
 
Location. 43° 13.296′ N, 78° 23.205′ W. Marker is in Medina, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 63) and Mill Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Google shows Mill Street as Manilla Place. Marker is at or near this postal address: 409 Main Street, Medina NY 14103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White's Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Grover Cleveland & Frances Folsom (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Blacksmith Shop in Orleans County (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker); Medina Sandstone
Marker at Mill and Main Streets image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2015
2. Marker at Mill and Main Streets
Marker on the north side of the building at the intersection.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bent's Opera House - 1864 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Earliest Church (about 700 feet away); Vietnam (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medina.
 
Regarding On This Site Circa 1919 Alonzo L. Waters. The newspaper ceased operations at the end of May 2014. Its office was at 413 Main Street.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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