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Sonyea in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sonyea Shaker Community

 
 
Sonyea Shaker Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
1. Sonyea Shaker Community Marker
Inscription.
Sonyea Shaker
Community
Founded 1836
Closed 1892
Became Craig Colony
for epileptics 1894

 
Erected by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 41.165′ N, 77° 50.07′ W. Marker is in Sonyea, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Sonyea Road (New York State Route 36) mile east of Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is by the grounds of the Groveland Correctional Facility. Marker is in this post office area: Dansville NY 14437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Groveland Shaker Community (approx. mile away); This Park Dedicated to the Men of 3rd U.S. Marines (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Honor of the Mount Morris Veterans (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Genesee Valley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Birthplace of Francis Bellamy (approx. 3 miles away); John W. Powell (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mary S. Howell (approx. 3.5 miles away); Francis Bellamy Memorial Park (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The "Sonyea" zip code 14556 is exclusively for the state prison.
 
Also see . . .
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
2. Eastward
NY 36 south.
 Groveland Correctional Facility - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
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Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
3. Westward
NY 36 north.
Towards the Prison image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
4. Towards the Prison
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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