Ridgeway in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Ridge Road
Historic Ridge Road
Trail of the Iroquois
Traced by Eli Granger in 1798
Trek - DeWitt Clinton - 1810
Seymour Murdock first permanent settler
of the town of Ridgeway located on this
property in 1810.
One hundred feet southeast stands the barn
the frame work of which was raised by
Seymour Murdock assisted by
General Izards Troops in 1813.
In the same year Betsey Murdock,
his daughter, taught the first school
in Ridgeway in this barn.
Erected 1941 by Ridge Road Improvement Association, Orleans Chapter D.A.R., State of New York.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 43° 15.951′ N, 78° 25.645′ W. Marker is in Ridgeway, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) 0.4 miles east of Fruit Avenue (County Route 41), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medina NY 14103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ridgeway - 1812 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cobblestone School John Ryan 1801-96 / Medina Sandstone (approx. 3.3 miles away); 1833 Servoss-Hagood House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Medina Armory (approx. 3½ miles away); Valor, Honor, Virtue, Courage, Duty (approx. 3½ miles away); Frances Folsom (approx. 3½ miles away); Vietnam (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgeway.
Also see . . .
1. DeWitt Clinton - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. George Izard - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.