“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ontario County, New York

Clickable Map of Ontario County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Ontario County, NY (158) Livingston County, NY (159) Monroe County, NY (395) Seneca County, NY (92) Steuben County, NY (100) Wayne County, NY (155) Yates County, NY (37)  OntarioCounty(158) Ontario County (158)  LivingstonCounty(159) Livingston County (159)  MonroeCounty(395) Monroe County (395)  SenecaCounty(92) Seneca County (92)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)  YatesCounty(37) Yates County (37)
Canandaigua is the county seat for Ontario County
Adjacent to Ontario County, New York
      Livingston County (159)  
      Monroe County (395)  
      Seneca County (92)  
      Steuben County (100)  
      Wayne County (155)  
      Yates County (37)  
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1New York, Ontario County, Bloomfield — A Memorial
[1] This plaque is a memorial to these Bloomfield veterans who lost their lives in Viet Nam. James Saxby, Joseph Williams, Douglas Silvernail. [3] This plaque is a memorial to these Bloomfield veterans who lost their lives in WWII. Raymond . . . Map (db m125971) WM
2New York, Ontario County, Bloomfield — East Bloomfield Academy
East Bloomfield Academy Erected 1837-38. Restoration started 1969. Dedicated 1974 in honor of Mrs. Frank H. Steele, town of East Bloomfield Historian and founder and organizer of the Historical Society, Town of East Bloomfield, 1966. Benefactor to . . . Map (db m125527) HM
3New York, Ontario County, Bloomfield — East Bloomfield to the Memory of her Sons
East Bloomfield To the memory of her sons who died in defence of the Union 1861-5 Peninsula Richmond 85. Regt. N.Y. Vols. Co. B. Lieut. Amos Brunson Died. Bottoms Bridge, Va. May 24, 1862 Serg. John Buell Died. Andersonville, Ga. Sept. . . . Map (db m125793) WM
4New York, Ontario County, Bloomfield — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1837 Map (db m125525) HM
5New York, Ontario County, Bloomfield — First Town Hall
First Town Hall Built c. 1841. Listed on State & National Registers of Historic Places through the diligent work of Ginny Schroeder Town Historian 2006-2014 Map (db m125528) HM
6New York, Ontario County, Bloomfield — 765 — Town of Bloomfield
Ca. 1789. John Adams arrived with family & several others. Built 3 log homes near this site, in what later became town of East Bloomfield.Map (db m194889) HM
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7New York, Ontario County, Bristol — Burning Springs
Burning Springs Charted on earliest maps of North America after LaSalle's visit August 1669. Caused by escaping natural gas. Once a mystery to visitors. Map (db m125506) HM
8New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 200 Years of Peace and Friendship
November 11 Canandaigua Pickering Treaty 1794 - 1994 Solemn agreements were renewed between the United States of America and the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations of Indians). U.S.A. Representative Congresswoman Louise Slaughter conveyed a message, . . . Map (db m63998) HM
9New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Austin StewardMan of Integrity 1793 - February 15, 1869
1793 - Born a slave in Prince William County, Virginia and brought to Sodus and Bath, New York where he self emancipated by flight. With the assistance from the Quaker community he gained legal freedom to become a great abolitionist, . . . Map (db m142211) HM
10New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Blue & White Garden
The Blue & White Garden was also called the “Intimate Garden” by Mary Clark Thompson. Constructed in 1912, it was the first of three garden rooms designed by Mary Clark Thompson’s landscape architect John Handrahan and was built adjacent to the . . . Map (db m135674) HM
11New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Boathouse History
The City Pier was built in 1848, and the first boathouses were built during the 1850s. Simple wooden boathouses contained mostly small skiffs while larger ones housed sculling shells, sailing and steam yachts. By 1888, over eighty boathouses were . . . Map (db m63990) HM
12New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Canandaigua
Canandaigua Indian village destroyed by Sullivan 1779 Map (db m125524) HM
13New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — City of CanandaiguaHistory Happened Here — The Business District —
1789-1820's When Canandaigua was founded in 1789, Downtown served as the location at the land office for the Phelps-Gorham Purchase. The Downtown also served as a commercial center for new settlers and as a stopover for travelers in . . . Map (db m64554) HM
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14New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Granger Homestead
Home of Gideon Granger Postmaster Gen. in cabinets of Jefferson & Madison resident here 1814-1822Map (db m63987) HM
15New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Haudenosaunee Family
To the families of the Seneca Nation, the Haudenosaunee who first inhabited this region and lived quietly leaving a rich heritage of spirituality, language, culture and trade. A tribute to the birthplace of the Onondowahgah, the people of the . . . Map (db m146469) HM
16New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Historic Canandaigua Public Square
Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, developers who purchased most of Western New York in 1789, made Canandaigua the seat of Ontario County, which was later divided into thirteen counties. They donated this "Village Green" with the stipulation . . . Map (db m64555) HM
17New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Japanese Garden
This hill and water style garden was created in 1906. Within a period of just six months, landscape designer K. Wadamori and seven workmen from Japan transformed a hillside into a traditional Japanese landscape, using ponds, streams, hills, stones, . . . Map (db m135683) HM
18New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Japanese Garden & Tea House
Over a six-month period in 1906, a crew of seven Japanese workers led by landscape designer K. Wadamori, sculpted what was previously a one-acre apple orchard into an authentic Japanese Garden. They transformed a gently-sloping lawn into a garden . . . Map (db m135682) HM
19New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Moonlight Garden
The Moonlight Garden was the last and smallest of three garden rooms that landscape architect John Handrahan designed and built for Mary Clark Thompson, probably in 1916. Located near the mansion, it was surrounded by an oval-shaped hedge. His plans . . . Map (db m135676) HM
20New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Old-Fashioned Garden
This garden, planted in 1905, features a large assortment of blooming flowers, which can be found here from early spring into the fall months. The floral picture continually changes. The pattern for this garden is a quincunx, which is a geometric . . . Map (db m135679) HM
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21New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Pansey Garden
The 60-foot by 60-foot Pansy Garden was designed in 1913 by landscape architect John Handrahan. It was the second of three garden rooms he created near the mansion between 1911 and 1916 for Mark Clark Thompson. Visitors entered the garden from the . . . Map (db m135675) HM
22New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 732 — Patriot Burials
Hunn Cemetery Burials as early as ca. 1799. Twelve Revolutionary War veterans interred here 1801-1849.Map (db m185745) HM
23New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Rock Garden
This garden evolved over a number of years from three distinct gardens, namely, the Rock, Wild, and Lily, which were completed around 1911. The uppermost level is where the summerhouse sits. In 1914, the second phase expanded the garden with an . . . Map (db m135681) HM
24New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United StatesMap (db m61893) HM
25New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 179 — Sonnenberg Gardens
Sonnenberg Gardens has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m157803) HM
26New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Squaw Island
The Island beyond this pier is known as Squaw Island, the smallest State Park in New York State. This area is the birth place of the Seneca Indian Nation, Keepers of the Western Gate of the Iroquois League. According to legend, the wives and . . . Map (db m61906) HM
27New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — The Last General Council of the United States
The Last General Council of the United States with the Iroquois Confederacy was held in Canandaigua, and the resultant treaty was signed November 11, 1794, by U.S. Agent Timothy Pickering Sachems and Warriors Farmer's Brother Cornplanter, Red . . . Map (db m63999) HM
28New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — The Peacock House/Aviary
This structure, the last remaining portion of the Aviary Complex, served as the Peacock House. The original cluster of buildings included the Jay, Pheasant, and Parrot Houses as well as an aviary connected to a vast flying cage 30 feet high and 50 . . . Map (db m135680) HM
29New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 254 — World War IISite of Aerial Observation Post 1942-1944 established by Army.
Local volunteers, supervised by Grace Bigham, watched for enemy aircraft.Map (db m204511) HM
30New York, Ontario County, Clifton Springs — Peirce Pavillion 2
The original Peirce Pavilion was constructed in 1880 on the North East corner of Main and Spring Streets surrounding a major sulphur spring. It was these sulphur springs that made the growth of Clifton Springs Sanitarium possible and which in turn . . . Map (db m64949) HM
31New York, Ontario County, East Bloomfield — 1656 Chapel of St. Michael 1656Village of Gandougarae — Joseph Chauminot First Missionary —
Nearby this very spot. Place where most of the Huron captives were brought after the Senecas destroyed and burned their homes in Huronia, 1649. (Midland) Where the chapel of St. Ignace, St. Marie and St. Joseph together with the murder of the Jesuit . . . Map (db m125507) HM
32New York, Ontario County, East Bloomfield — 889 — Former Academy
Co-educational boarding school 1839-1909. Later became Crance Hall. Acquired by East Bloomfield Historical Society in 1970.Map (db m204320) HM
33New York, Ontario County, East Bloomfield — Gandougarae
Near this spot stood a village of Huron christians, captives of the Senecas. Father Chaumonot said here in 1656: "Myself I gave as a guarantee of the truth I preach." In a new chapel, dedicated Nov. 3, 1669, Father Fremin said, "I beseech you, . . . Map (db m125508) HM
34New York, Ontario County, East Bloomfield — Gandougarae
Gandougarae Town of captive Hurons stood near here. Destroyed by Denonville July 17, 1687. Earliest Christian community in Genesee country. Map (db m125509) HM
35New York, Ontario County, East Bloomfield — 795 — Holloway's Inn
This tavern & inn built prior to 1813 by Peter Holloway, a blacksmith. Located on former Ontario & Genesee Turnpike.Map (db m194835) HM
36New York, Ontario County, East Bloomfield — The Seneca Indian Village of Gandougarae
The Seneca Indian Village of Gandougarae Later the Jesuit mission of St. Michael was situated near this spot in the township of East Bloomfield. Mass was said here by Fr. Fremen November 3, 1669 Visited by La Salle in 1669 Found burning . . . Map (db m157588) HM
37New York, Ontario County, Farmington — 1788 Survey
1788 Survey 4 towns, 3 counties meet near this site. Starting point for survey of Phelps & Gorham Purchase done by Co. Hugn Maxwell in 1788. Map (db m126144) HM
38New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Farmington Quaker Crossroads Historic District
Farmington Quaker Crossroads Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m157451) HM
39New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Friends Meeting House
The earliest Friends Meeting House West of Utica was built of logs near this spot by pioneers 1796 A frame structure 1804 was replaced 1876 by the present building. A larger meeting house built opposite this site accommodated the yearly . . . Map (db m157455) HM
40New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Hathaway Home
Home and framed barns built 1793 by Isaac Hathaway, a Revolutionary War veteran, and first town clerk. Site of stage and trolley stop.Map (db m68616) HM
41New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Herendeen Homestead
Heredeen Homestead Built by James Herendeen 1832. Entrance porch added by Josephine Herendeen 1932. Map (db m125530) HM
42New York, Ontario County, Farmington — In Honor of All Veterans
Dedicated by the Farmington Vietnam War Commemorative Committee in honor of all veterans from all wars.Map (db m125522) WM
43New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Lapham Home
Lapham Home Elbridge Lapham born 1814 in Farmington New York appointed U.S. Senator from NYS served 1881 to 1885 succeeding Roscoe Conkling. Map (db m125533) HM
44New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Old Red Mill
Site of a grist mill, built in 1813 by Sunderland Pattison of Farmington. Destroyed by fire in 1945.Map (db m157447) HM
45New York, Ontario County, Farmington — 23 — Pumpkin Hook — Legends & Lore —
In early 1800s, Pumpkins were stolen or "hooked" from a visiting farmer's wagon and set on porches around hamlet as a prank.Map (db m157446) HM
46New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Smith's Mill
Smith's Mill Near this site Jacob Smith erected the first grist mill in Farmington, 1793, Anannias McMillan, builder. Map (db m125534) HM
47New York, Ontario County, Farmington — Town Hall Site
Town Hall Site First Town Hall built near center of town in 1833. Highway shed built in 1852. Buildings torn down in 1966. Site became Town Park 1970. Map (db m125532) HM
48New York, Ontario County, Fishers — Park Place
Built by Simeon Parks April 1813, who cleared a large tract of land. Famous plank road went by here. State Department of Education 1935Map (db m90714) HM
49New York, Ontario County, Geneva — B.P.O. Elks No. 1054
Certified House of Architectural MeritMap (db m104944) HM
50New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Cayuga-Seneca Canal Entrance
At this point in 1828, water from Seneca Lake was first released into the newly constructed Cayuga-Seneca Canal, forming a navigable link to the Erie Canal. The waterway enabled commerce to flow between Seneca and the Hudson River and soon became an . . . Map (db m60113) HM
51New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Deceased Veterans Memorial
In memory of All Deceased VeteransMap (db m104909) WM
52New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Fay & Bowen Engine Company
Known for its boats, the Fay & Bowen Engine Company built quality pleasure craft and marine and industrial engines near this site from 1904 to 1929. Fay & Bowen sold launches and runabouts worldwide that earned them the reputation - "None Better . . . Map (db m60111) HM
53New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Geneva Hotel
Site of Geneva Hotel Erected 1796 by Capt. Charles WilliamsonMap (db m60096) HM
54New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Korean War and Cold War Memorial
. . . Map (db m104948) WM
55New York, Ontario County, Geneva — 364 — Lochland
Former home of women's rights supporters Elizabeth Smith Miller & Anne Fitzhugh Miller. Established Geneva Political Equity Club In 1897.Map (db m185826) HM
56New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Log House
Site of Log House erected in 1787 later know as Clark Jennings TavernMap (db m60128) HM
57New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Medical College
Site of Geneva Medical College Eliz. Blackwell received here in 1849 the first degree of M.D. ever conferred upon a woman.Map (db m60095) HM
58New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Pathmark GenevaElizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell, a pioneer of modern, preventative medicine and the first woman in the United States to receive a medical degree, graduated at the top of her class from the Medical Institute of Geneva College in 1849. Three years later, in 1852 . . . Map (db m60099) HM
59New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Pathmark GenevaThe Willows
The Willows along Seneca Lake date back to the 1890's. Additional trees were planted by the Winnek Post 396 of the American Legion after World War I to honor the lives lost in that war. The original Route 5 & 20 ran just a few feet from these trees . . . Map (db m60102) HM
60New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Pathmark GenevaThe First Railroad
The first railroad appeared in Geneva in 1841. By the 1870's, railroads ran in all directions from Geneva. Over the years, the rail system expanded to include industrial and passenger service. Today the rail system is still used to bring raw . . . Map (db m60123) HM
61New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Pathmark GenevaSeneca Lake
The deepest of the eleven Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake measures 36 miles long, an average of three miles wide, and 618 feet deep at the deepest point. Because of its depth, the lake has frozen completely only four times since this region was . . . Map (db m60124) HM
62New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Pathmark GenevaSteamboats
At least 15 steamboats were built between 1828 and 1906 to run on Seneca Lake. The Lake's first steamboat, the Seneca Chief made its maiden voyage the length of the lake and back on July 3, 1828. Operated by Geneva Merchants, John B. and Robert . . . Map (db m60126) HM
63New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Pulteney Land Office
Site of Pulteney Land Office. Capt. Charles Williamson opened office here in 1782 to develop “Genesee Tract”Map (db m166370) HM
64New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton,1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States.Map (db m68624) HM WM
65New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Sampson Naval Training Station Veterans
In honor of the men and women who served at the Sampson Naval Training Station, Route 96A, Sampson, New York during its operation from 1942 to 1946 Dedicated this 10th day of September 1988 by the Waterloo VFW Post #6433. Anchor . . . Map (db m104734) WM
66New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Smith's Opera House
Geneva Historical Society Building of Architectural Merit Historic Building Preservation Award 1995 Ontario County Historical SocietyMap (db m104720) HM
67New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Soldiers • Sailors Memorial Library
To every hero of her every war the American nation is gratefulMap (db m104935) WM
68New York, Ontario County, Geneva — The Steamer "Seneca"
The boat was built in 1883 by Alonzo and Benjamin Springstead. The Seneca was once the fastest ship on the lake. It plied the waters of Seneca Lake until 1908. [Donors not transcribed] The Mural Produced by the Finger Lakes . . . Map (db m104719) HM
69New York, Ontario County, Geneva — Vietnam War Memorial
. . . Map (db m104949) WM
70New York, Ontario County, Geneva — War Memorial

Erected to the memory of Geneva Patriots who served our nation in her wars that freedom might remain our most cherished heritage Dedicated May 30 1939 Jean McKay sculptress Thomas Lyon White . . . Map (db m104992) HM

71New York, Ontario County, Geneva — 254 — Washington Street
Cemetery est. 1832. Notable citizens & veterans including Gen. Joseph Swift and Col. Eliakim Sherrill buried here.Map (db m166369) HM
72New York, Ontario County, Geneva — World War I Memorial
Honoring those who gave their lives World War I 1914 - 1918 [Roll of Honored Dead] ———————————————————— Korea • . . . Map (db m104950) WM
73New York, Ontario County, Geneva — World War II Memorial
Honoring those who gave their lives in World War II 1941 - 1945 [Roll of Honored Dead] ———————————————— Dedicated to all who served . . . Map (db m104947) WM
74New York, Ontario County, Gorham — Gorham Mill
Water powered grist mill owner Levi Benton Jr. 1809 burned 1868 rebuilt 1869 burned 1941Map (db m185814) HM
75New York, Ontario County, Manchester — Apple Orchard
Apple Orchard On 22 September 1823, Joseph Smith Jr, was harvesting wheat with his father and brothers when he was overcome by exhaustion from the visits of the angel Moroni the previous night in the log home. His father sent him home to rest. His . . . Map (db m117640) HM
76New York, Ontario County, Manchester — Cooper Shop
Cooper Shop The Smith family built a cooper shop on Stafford Road where, under the direction of Joseph Smith Sr., a competent copper, they made and repaired barrels, kegs, buckets, and tubs. They found a ready market for their wares, particularly . . . Map (db m117629) HM
77New York, Ontario County, Manchester — Manchester Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Tribute To The Men And Women Of Manchester New York Who Served In The Armed Forces Of Our CountryMap (db m142209) WM
78New York, Ontario County, Manchester — Smith Farm
Smith Farm In just twelve years, the Smiths turned their hundred acres of forest into a farm that provided for their needs and stood as a monument to their family unity, thrift, and exemplary work habits. Wood Lots. Forty acres of wood lot . . . Map (db m117624) HM
79New York, Ontario County, Manchester — The Frame Home
The Frame Home The Smith's oldest son, Alvin, planned the construction of this handsome New England-style farmhouse to provide for his future family and to care for his parents in their elderly years. Having apprenticed as a builder, he managed . . . Map (db m117631) HM
80New York, Ontario County, Manchester — Threshing Barn
Threshing Barn A barn was essential to the success of the Smith farm. Soon after moving into the log home, the likely built a threshing barn on the 100-acre farm. The wooden floor of the central bay was used to thresh grain crops like wheat, . . . Map (db m117627) HM
81New York, Ontario County, Naples — First Church
On this site was organized the "First Religious Compact of Middletown 1800". The church was built in 1824Map (db m64936) HM
82New York, Ontario County, Naples — Grimes Glen
Grimes Glen Home of the oldest fossil tree found and mounted by D. Dana Luther, Naples, N.Y. Now in State Education building, Albany, N.Y. Map (db m125503) HM
83New York, Ontario County, Naples — Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m215395) HM WM
84New York, Ontario County, Naples — Memorial - Canesque, Chief of the Senecas
Chief of the Senecas at Nundawao Village, who came from the Genesee Reservation in 1794 to die and be buried in his beloved Kiandaga Valley.Map (db m64935) HM
85New York, Ontario County, Naples — Naples
Founded 1789 on the old Seneca village of Nundawao; first known as Watkinstown; in 1796 called Middletown; on April 6, 1808, named NaplesMap (db m64934) HM
86New York, Ontario County, Naples — Naples
Known as Watkinstown 1789 Named Middletown 1796 Midway between Canandaigua and Bath: Naples April 6, 1808Map (db m64937) HM
87New York, Ontario County, Naples — Naples c1859 - Powered by Grimes Creek
Harnessing the Power Water gushing out of Grimes Glen was dammed at the mouth of the glen and directed into a wooden raceway that carried it to mills throughout the village. The raceway fed Naples Mill, along the route that is now named Race . . . Map (db m125804) HM
88New York, Ontario County, Naples — September 11 2001 Memorial
This beam, artifact I-169c, was recovered from the World Trade Center site in New York City following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. This park is dedicated to the men and women who lost their lives that day and to the men and women in . . . Map (db m198729) HM
89New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Former Railbed
In 1872 the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad ran the first trains through here from Stanley to Sodus Point, NYMap (db m146419) HM
90New York, Ontario County, Phelps — In Memory
In Memory Of Those Who Served Their Country And The Following Men Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice 1941 World War II 1946 Charles G. Albury, Jr. • Richard A. Fairman • David W. Aldrich • Jack W. Kennedy • Ralph J. Brown • Cordon R. . . . Map (db m146486) WM
91New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Old Stone Shop
First grist mill built on this site in 1792 by Seth Deane. He developed industry along Flint Creek which became Vienna, later PhelpsMap (db m146418) HM
92New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Phelps Historic District
Adapted by the Village Board in 1990 to protect and preserve our rich heritage of landmarks and unique structures... a birthright of our children.Map (db m64932) HM
93New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Phelps Methodist Episcopal Church
The early Phelps citizens who originally organized the "First Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church” constructed their first house of worship on this site in 1817, a wooden structure called the "Yellow Meeting House". Their second . . . Map (db m146427) HM
94New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Phelps World War Memorial
To Hold In Grateful Memory The Sons And Daughters Of This Town Who Faithfully Served Their Country In The World War The Phelps Soldiers And Sailors Memorial Corporation Here Records Their Names Michele Acquisto • Jerome Beach • Samuel E. Bill • . . . Map (db m146452) WM
95New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Pioneer Cemetery1000 graves 1803-1857
Here lie 16 Revolutionary soldiers and a Lexington Minute Man. Pioneers include Robison, Granger, Deane, Swift, Dickinson, Hildreth.Map (db m64930) HM
96New York, Ontario County, Phelps — Unionville
Settled by Moses Swift 1824. By 1840 there were 2 mills, 2 inns, 2 stores, 3 shops & school. This building was a store, railway station, post office.Map (db m146423) HM
97New York, Ontario County, Richmond — Old Reed Homestead
Old Reed Homestead First brick house in town of Richmond. Built 1803 by Philip Reed Map (db m125495) HM
98New York, Ontario County, Richmond — Pioneer Home
Nearby is the site of Pioneer Home Capt. Peter Pitts First settler in town of Richmond Map (db m125501) HM
99New York, Ontario County, Richmond — Pitts Mansion
Pitts Mansion Built 1821 by Gideon Pitts son of Capt. Peter Pitts pioneer settler in 1789 Map (db m125496) HM
100New York, Ontario County, Richmond — This Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to our men and women who faithfully served their country in war and peace ”O beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife, who more than self their country loved and mercy more than life!” . . . Map (db m126021) WM

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