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Freedom in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Welsh Settlement

 
 
Welsh Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
1. Welsh Settlement Marker
Inscription.
Welsh Settlement
circa 1840, immigrants from
Wales settled in Freedom and
nearby towns and contributed
to the economic, religious,
and social life of the area.

 
Erected 2002 by Marker Fund Donors.
 
Location. 42° 29.029′ N, 78° 20.244′ W. Marker is in Freedom, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is at the intersection of Freedom Road (County Route 23) and Osmun Road, on the right when traveling east on Freedom Road. Touch for map. Marker is at a cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Freedom NY 14065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salem Welsh Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Centerville Town Hall (approx. 4 miles away); 1941 1945 In Honor and Memory (approx. 5.6 miles away); Caboose #303 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Box Car #411 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Locomotive #110 (approx. 5.6 miles away); First Frame House (approx. 7.6 miles away); Upper Cattaraugus Valley (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
2. Southward
Osmun Road at right.
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
3. Eastward
Freedom Road in background at left.
Welsh Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 19, 2015
4. Welsh Settlement Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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