Irondequoit in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
melon was developed here
on the Wm. Sutton farm. Its
seed was first sold 1899.
Very famous for its taste.
Wiped out by blight 1940s.
Erected by Irondequoit Grange No. 849.
Location. 43° 11.794′ N, 77° 35.741′ W. Marker is in Irondequoit, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Ridge Road (County Route 241) west of Brambury Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 845 East Ridge Road, Rochester NY 14621, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Here Stands one of the Oldest Pieces of Earth (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cobblestone Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pioneer Home (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grant Homestead (approx. 1.4 miles away); King's Landing 1796 (approx. 1½ miles away); Swayne's Corners (approx. 1.8 miles away); Samuel Torres (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Samuel Torres (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irondequoit.
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