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

1st Religious Society

 
 
1st Religious Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 7, 2016
1. 1st Religious Society Marker
Inscription.
1st Religious Society
Town of Ridgeway
Organized August, 1817
Recipient of Gospel Lot
from Holland Land Company
First church dedicated 1832

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 14.553′ N, 78° 18.49′ W. Marker is in Ridgeway, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Presbyterian Road 0.1 miles east of Knowlesville Road (County Route 10), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12603 Presbyterian Road, Knowlesville NY 14479, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unlock the Adventure (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Medina Culvert (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Culvert Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Millville 1815 (approx. 2 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. 3 miles away); Millville Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); In Honor of Our Departed Comrades (approx. 3.9 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgeway.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 7, 2016
2. Eastward
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 7, 2016
3. Westward
Lot is empty. The Erie Canal, drained for the winter, is at the back of the lot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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