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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Genesee County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Genesee County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Genesee County, NY (105) Erie County, NY (601) Livingston County, NY (157) Monroe County, NY (394) Niagara County, NY (384) Orleans County, NY (138) Wyoming County, NY (81)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  ErieCounty(601) Erie County (601)  LivingstonCounty(157) Livingston County (157)  MonroeCounty(394) Monroe County (394)  NiagaraCounty(384) Niagara County (384)  OrleansCounty(138) Orleans County (138)  WyomingCounty(81) Wyoming County (81)
Batavia is the county seat for Genesee County
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1New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Basom PlotFirst known burial, 1838
On Alleghany Road (New York State Route 77) 0.1 miles south of Judge Road (New York State Route 63), on the right when traveling south.
Deeded to: "Trustees of the Burying Ground in School District #8", Town of Alabama, by Rev. Augustus Warren & his 2nd wife Maria, May 19, 1842. To all those buried here - May You Rest in Peace.Map (db m86682) HM
2New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Burial GroundCirca 1820 - 1900
On Lewiston Road (County Route 12) 1 mile east of Allegheny Road (New York State Route 63), on the left when traveling east.
First known burial 1829. Final resting place of many early settlers of the Town of Alabama.Map (db m77581) HM
3New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Feeder Canal
On Lewiston Road (New York State Route 77) 2.7 miles north of Allegany Road (New York State Route 63), on the left when traveling north.
Tonawanda Feeder Canal supplied water for the Erie Canal, Shelby mills, and Village of Medina power 1824-1919.Map (db m197320) HM
4New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Olsen Marsh
Near Lewiston Road (New York State Route 77) 0.5 miles east of Salt Road.
The landscape stretching before you is a diverse mosaic of marsh and upland. Established in 1992 by Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and Ducks Unlimited, Olsen Marsh is a living tribute to Odmond "Odie" Olsen. The Man Behind the Marsh. Odmond . . . Map (db m200256) HM
5New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Schafer Farms
On Alleghany Road (New York State Route 77) at McAlpine Road, on the right when traveling north on Alleghany Road.
Schafer Farms Beginning in 1919 three genreations of the Shafer family, led by Emil, John, and Paul, produced potatoes on this property for 92 consecutive years. Map (db m103561) HM
6New York (Genesee County), Alabama — This Waterway
On Knowlesville Road (County Route 23) 0.8 miles south of Podunk Road, on the right when traveling south.
This Waterway Old Orchard Creek designated a public highway May 8, 1837 in the towns of Alabama and Shelby by an act of the New York State legislature. Map (db m134061) HM
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7New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Town of Alabama
On Judge Road (New York State Route 63) east of Knowlesville Road, on the left when traveling west.
Est. 1826. originally named Gerrysville, was changed to Alabama in 1828. Hamlets are Alabama Center, Basom, South Alabama & WheatvilleMap (db m39586) HM
8New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Welcome to Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge
Near Lewiston Road (New York State Route 77) 0.5 miles south of Salt Works Road (County Route 43), on the right when traveling west.
Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1958 under the authority of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act for "...use as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other purpose, for migratory birds." The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages . . . Map (db m76339) HM
9New York (Genesee County), Alexander — Alexander Rea and Nancy Jones Rea
On Buffalo Street at Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Buffalo Street.
In Memory of Alexander Rea and Nancy Jones Rea, his wife Founders of the Town of Alexander named after the pioneer who made the first land purchase in 1802, built the first sawmill, was a member of the Assembly 1804 1807, State . . . Map (db m158711) HM
10New York (Genesee County), Alexander — Cobblestone School1837
On Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m39594) HM
11New York (Genesee County), Alexander — First Library
On Buffalo Street, on the left when traveling west.
The Alexandrian Library was the first in Genesee County and was founded in 1811 by Alexander Rea, Noah North, Ezra Osborn & Sebe BrainardMap (db m39593) HM
12New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Batavia
On West Main Street (New York State Route 5/63/33) 0.2 miles east of Oak Street (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling east.
Seat of Holland Land Office. This City was founded in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott, local agent of Holland Land CompanyMap (db m75849) HM
13New York (Genesee County), Batavia — 194 — Batavia Cemetery
On Harvester Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Main Street (New York State Route 33/5), on the left when traveling south.
Batavia Cemetery Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002 by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m158623) HM
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14New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Benjamin Ellicott
Near Harvester Avenue, 0.2 miles south of East Main Street (New York State Route 5).
Benjamin Ellicott was born in Bucks County, Penna., April 17th, 1765. Died at Williamsville, N.Y. December 10th, 1827. The history of his life is closely connected with that of the western portion of this state. Together with his brother Joseph, . . . Map (db m83100) HM
15New York (Genesee County), Batavia — 300 — Birthplace of Emory Upton
On Upton Road, 0.2 miles south of Lear Road, on the left when traveling south.
Birthplace of Emory Upton 1839 - 1881. West Point graduate. U.S. Army General and Civil War veteran. Influential military author & stategist Map (db m126158) HM
16New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Capt. Charles F. RandIn Memory of — 1839 - 1908 —
On West Main Street when traveling west.
A native Batavian who once lived at No. 4 Liberty Street. Charles Franklin Rand is officially recognized by the Congress of the United States as the first person to answer President Lincoln's appeal for volunteers in the Civil War on April 15, 1861. . . . Map (db m39635) HM
17New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Cary House Site
On East Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Ward Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Cary House Site Location of mansion ca 1817 to 1964, a gift to his wife by Trumbull Cary, merchant, bank founder, NYS Senator, & first Batavia treasurer. Map (db m83068) HM
18New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Centennial Park
On Richmond Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Commemorating One Hundred Years of educating blind students in Batavia at the New York State School for the Blind - First Opened in September of 1868Map (db m39634) HM
19New York (Genesee County), Batavia — DeWitt Recreation Area Restoration
On Cedar Street, 0.5 miles south of Florence Avenue.
[caption] The site of DeWitt Recreation Area in 1995 The park you see today was used as a sand and gravel quarry prior to 1978. The land was donated to Genesee County by B.R. DeWitt Inc. in 1993 with the intent the site be used for family . . . Map (db m151870) HM
20New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Early Cemetery
On South Lyon Street, 0.2 miles south of West Main Street (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling south.
Early Cemetery in village of Batavia on this site deeded August 10, 1820. Bodies were re-interred to other cemeteries in Batavia Map (db m94895) HM
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21New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Genesee County
On Main Street west of Evans Street (New York State Route 33), on the left when traveling west.
Formed from Ontario County on March 30, 1802 Originally comprised all of New York State west of the Genesee RiverMap (db m39636) HM
22New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Genesee County CourthouseErected 1841
On Main Street near Ellicott Street, on the left when traveling west.
. . . Map (db m39637) HM
23New York (Genesee County), Batavia — In Memory of the Soldiers Sailors and Marines of Genesee County
On East Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Ellicott Street (New York State Route 63), on the left when traveling east on East Main Street.
[front] Major General Upton In memory of the soldiers sailors and marines of Genesee County. [right] Battles of World War - Apr.6, 1917-Nov.11, 1918 Cambrai · Somme · Lys · Aisne · Cantigny · Belleau Wood · Chateau-Thierry · Montdidier-Noyon · . . . Map (db m83077) WM
24New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Jos. Ellicott
On Harvester Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
Born - 1760 Died - 1826 Surveyor - Land Developer Agent of Holland Land Co. Land Office - Batavia, N.Y. Family Monument (200' East)Map (db m83417) HM
25New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Joseph Ellicott
Near Harvester Avenue, 0.2 miles south of East Main Street (New York State Route 5).
Joseph Ellicottwas born in Bucks County, Penna., November 1st, 1760. Died at New York, August 19th, 1826. He was the first resident agent of the Holland Land Company for whom in 1798 he began the survey of the western part of the state then owned . . . Map (db m83098) HM
26New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Paolo Busti Monument
On West Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.2 miles east of Oak Street (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling east.
[front plaque] Monument dedicated in Paolo Busti Park October 27, 1984 by the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation of Genesee County. Paolo Busti's contribution to the development of WNY has been overlooked. His foresight and business acumen were . . . Map (db m75752) HM
27New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan
On Harvester Avenue, 0.2 miles south of East Main Street (New York State Route 5), on the left when traveling south.
[south] Sacred to the memory of Wm. Morgan, a native of Virginia, a Capt. in the War of 1812, a respectable citizen of Batavia, and a martyr to the freedom of writing, printing and speaking the truth. He was abducted from near this spot in the year . . . Map (db m83079) HM WM
28New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Site of Mansion
Near East Main Street.
Built by Col. William Davis ca. 1839. Later the home of Dean Richmond, president NY Central RR, & wife Mary who built the Richmond Library.Map (db m172495) HM
29New York (Genesee County), Batavia — The Batavia Club
On East Main Street (New York State Route 5/33) near Bank Street, on the right when traveling west.
Formerly Bank of Genesee First Bank West of Genesee River Built in 1831 Architect builder Hezekiah Eldredge National Register of Historic Places 1973Map (db m39632) HM
30New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Town of Batavia
On West Main Street Road (New York State Route 5 at milepost 12.1), on the right when traveling east.
Established March 30, 1802 originally included the entire Holland Purchase, 3.3 million acres in Western New YorkMap (db m39640) HM
31New York (Genesee County), Bergen — Bergen Swamp
On West Sweden Road, 0.2 miles Swamp Road (County Route 6), on the right when traveling north.
Formed over 20,000 years ago as the result of glaciation Home of rare plants, birds and animals. A National Historical National Landmark Logo Text: Genesee Forever * 1802-2002Map (db m158599) HM
32New York (Genesee County), Bergen — Bergen Village
On Lake Avenue (New York State Route 19) at Townline Road, on the left when traveling south on Lake Avenue.
1810 Buell's Corners - Tavern General, Shoe, Tailor shops Blacksmiths, Hotel, Church 1832 Bergen Corners 1877 inc. with WardvilleMap (db m58027) HM
33New York (Genesee County), Bergen — 267 — C.E. Housel Home
On Lake Street (New York State Route 19) at LeRoy Street, on the right when traveling north on Lake Street.
W.S. & C.E. Housel private bank closed abruptly March 1929. Depositors lost nearly all their funds. C.E. Housel found guilty of fraud.Map (db m142116) HM
34New York (Genesee County), Bergen — 3 — Dr. M. Townsend — Legends & Lore —
On Clinton St at McKenzie St, on the left when traveling south on Clinton St.
Saved life of Adelaide Richmond by performing appendectomy. Drove horses so hard answering call one died on the way. Ca 1885.Map (db m151543) HM
35New York (Genesee County), Bergen — Town of Bergen
On South Lake Avenue (New York State Route 19) just south of Rochester Street, on the right when traveling north.
Bergen chartered 1813 Part of Morris Reserve-Triangle and 100,000 tracts Rt. 19 opened 1801. Bergen Swamp - National landmarkMap (db m58025) HM
36New York (Genesee County), Bergen — Village of Bergen
On North Lake Avenue (New York State Route 19) at Leroy Street, on the left when traveling north on North Lake Avenue.
National Historic District Laid out as Wardville 1840s Railroad forwarding station destroyed by fire 1866 & 1880 incorporated as Bergen 1877 District Registered 1985Map (db m58026) HM
37New York (Genesee County), Bergen — Ward ParkEst. 2010
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) at Rochester Street, on the left when traveling north on Buffalo Road.
Named for Deacon Levi Ward whose family settled here in June 1807. His son, Dr. Levi Ward, was the first supervisor and assemblyman of Murray, a portion of which was named Bergen in 1813. Dr. Ward was responsible for mail delivery, road, canal, . . . Map (db m58042) HM
38New York (Genesee County), Bethany — Bethany Town Hall / Bethany World War II Memorial
On Bethany Center Road (County Route 15) 0.3 miles north of Broadway Street (U.S. 20), on the left when traveling north.
Bethany Town Hall built 1832. Over the years used as church, academy and Town House. Dedicated to those of the Town of Bethany who gave their lives in World War II. John R. Despard, MMM 2/C; Leonard E. Fuller, 1st. Lt.; Clifford L. Hale, Pvt.; . . . Map (db m75202) HM WM
39New York (Genesee County), Bethany — County Forest1885 1935
On Raymond Road (County Route 49) at Memory Lane, on the right when traveling east on Raymond Road.
First county forest in the state. Begun in 1915 by Genesee Co. 159,500 trees were planted here on poor farm lands prior to 1935.Map (db m77564) HM
40New York (Genesee County), Bethany — Forest Stewardship at The Bethany Park
On Memory Lane, 1.2 miles east of Bethany Center Road, on the right when traveling east.
In the early 1900’s, The Bethany Park and Forest was mostly covered with open fields, with a native northern hardwood forest growing along the sides of Black Creek. By 1938 many of the fields on the east side of the park had been planted with pine . . . Map (db m151441) HM
41New York (Genesee County), Bethany — In Honor of Those Who Served in Vietnam
On Memory Lane, 0.1 miles south of Raymond Road (County Route 49), on the right when traveling south.
A living memorial in honor of those who served in Vietname. Living, deceased and those unaccounted for. Army - Air Force - Navy Marines - Coast GuardMap (db m77563) WM
42New York (Genesee County), Bethany — In Memory of George F. Fleming
On Memory Lane, 0.5 miles south of Raymond Road (County Route 49), on the right when traveling south.
He instigated the first tree planting in 1915. He continued annual planting for many years. This was the beginning of the Genesee County Park.Map (db m77572) HM
43New York (Genesee County), Bethany — Poor House
On Bethany Center Road, 0.1 miles south of Raymond Road (County Route 49), on the right when traveling north.
Site of Genesee County's poor house for the care of indigent people. Opened in 1827 with a home and a farm containing 106 acresMap (db m75745) HM
44New York (Genesee County), Bethany — 8 — Rolling Hills — Legends & Lore —
On Bethany Center Road (County Route 15) at Raymond Road (County Route 49), on the left when traveling south on Bethany Center Road.
This asylum is a nationally known center of supernatural activity. Spirits believed to still roam grounds crossing between this world and nextMap (db m140629) HM
45New York (Genesee County), Byron — Byron 1820
On Byron Holley Rd (New York State Route 237), on the right when traveling south.
Prehistoric dig, Byron Swamp Byron Fair Society 1878 Byron Cheese Factory 1884 Byron Telephone Co. 1903-31 Farm Produce, Oxbo HarvestersMap (db m151516) HM
46New York (Genesee County), Byron — Byron Museum
On Townline Road (New York State Route 262) 0.1 miles west of Swamp Road, on the left when traveling east.
German Lutheran Concordia Church erected 1889 Donated to town 1966 for historical museum.Map (db m65929) HM
47New York (Genesee County), Clarendon — Lewis Home
On Holley Byron Road (New York State Route 237) north of New Guinea Road, on the right when traveling north.
Also used as inn, built ca. 1818 by Col. Shubael Lewis of NYS Militia. His son, James T., born here, became Gov. of WisconsinMap (db m169566) HM
48New York (Genesee County), Corfu — First United Presbyterian ChurchCorfu, N.Y.
On Alleghany Road (New York State Route 77) near East Main Street (New York State Route 33), on the left when traveling south.
Rev. Hugh Wallis organized the First Presbyterian Church of Pembroke July 1, 1817. In 1829 Andrew Harroum gave a quarter acre of land for this church building which was completed in 1831 by a congregation of 78 members. The church bell was cast in . . . Map (db m76058) HM
49New York (Genesee County), Corfu — The Holland PurchaseHistoric New York
Near Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway (Interstate 90 at milepost 397), 4.3 miles east of Alleghany Road (New York State Route 77), on the right when traveling east.
The Holland Land Company was organized by six banking firms in the Netherlands to purchase the unsettled land of western New York State. Their agent, Theophile Cazenove, in 1792-93 bought more than three million acres, known as the Holland Purchase. . . . Map (db m57082) HM
50New York (Genesee County), Darien Center — Mina Griswold
On Broadway (U.S. 20) 0.3 miles east of Colby Road, on the left when traveling east.
1855-1941. On of the first female rural mail carriers. She delivered mail at the turn of the century by horse and buggy.Map (db m158644) HM
51New York (Genesee County), Elba — Elba Mucklands
On West Muck Road at Quaker Hill Road (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling south on West Muck Road.
The rich black soil wascreated by draining the OakOrchard & Tonawanda Swampsin 1915 by the Western NewYork Farms Company.Map (db m77611) HM
52New York (Genesee County), Elba — In Memory of John Young1775 - 1836 — Elba's First Settler 1803 —
On South Main Street (New York State Route 98) 0.1 miles south of Chapel Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m79068) HM
53New York (Genesee County), Elba — Local War HeroSunderland Pattison d.1843
On Chapel Street at South Main Street (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling east on Chapel Street.
Sunderland Pattison d.1843 Revolutionary War soldier Crossed the Delaware River December 1776 with General George Washington Map (db m83121) WM
54New York (Genesee County), Elba — 747 — Mail Delivery
On South Main St (New York State Route 98) south of Chapel Street, on the left when traveling south.
First rural free delivery of U.S. Mail in New York State occurred October 15, 1896 in Elba. Successful test led to statewide implementation.Map (db m169563) HM
55New York (Genesee County), Elba — Methodist Church
On Chapel Street, 0.1 miles east of South Main Street (New York State Route 98).
Methodist Church Erected in 1834 by Rev. Isaac Foster and 25 charter members under the Meth. Prot. faith on land deeded by Asa & Mary Babcock. It was united in 1939. Map (db m83122) HM
56New York (Genesee County), Elba — The Southworth
On South Main Street (New York State Route 98) 0.2 miles south of West Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m77683) HM
57New York (Genesee County), Le Roy — Machpelah Cemetery2007
On North St, on the right when traveling south.
This property is listed in The National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m173053) HM
58New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Anti-Slavery Meetings
On West Main St (New York State Route 5) at Clay St (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling east on West Main St.
Beginning in 1834, the First Presbyterian Church of Leroy was the site of anti-slavery meetings that brought people together to hear abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass and Amos A. Phelps. Twice the meetings were met by violent protesters who . . . Map (db m154713) HM
59New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — D.W. Airport
On Asbury Road, 0.4 miles south of East Main Road (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated on October 12, 1928, the Donald Woodward Airport was built by the youngest son of Orator Woodward, owner of Jell-O. Considered one of the finest private airports in the United States, it was designed by aviation pioneer, . . . Map (db m151510) HM
60New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — First Jell-O Factory
On Lake Street (New York State Route 19) 0.2 miles north of Mills Street, on the right when traveling north.
In 1897, Pearle Bixby Wait of Leroy, introduced a gelatin dessert that his wife, May, named Jell-O. The first four flavors were strawberry, raspberry, orange and lemon. In 1899, he began production of Jell-O in a factory building located near this . . . Map (db m41526) HM
61New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Ganson Tavern
On East Main Road, 0.2 miles east of East Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
First settlement between Genesee River and Buffalo Tavern conducted by Charles Wilbur 1793 Capt. John Ganson 1797Map (db m65237) HM
62New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Herman Le Roy's Mill
On Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0 miles east of Mill Street, on the right when traveling west. Reported missing.
Here the natural water power potential of Old Buttermilk Falls determined not only the village site, but in 1803, the erection of Stoddard and Platt's Pioneer Grist Mill. In 1822 Herman Le Roy, for whom the town was named, replaced this with a much . . . Map (db m142118) HM
63New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Ingham University
On Wolcott Street, 0.1 miles south of E. Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
On this campus Marietta and Emily Ingham of Saybrook, Connecticut, founded Le Roy Female Seminary, which became, by charter on April 28, 1857, the first university for women in the United States, granting degrees in the humanities, fine arts and . . . Map (db m57315) HM
64New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Ingham University CampusSite of First Women's University
On Wolcott Street at E. Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Wolcott Street.
Founded by Marietta and Emily Ingham in 1837, as the Le Roy Female Seminary; incorporated in 1852 as the Ingham Collegiate Institute; chartered in April 28, 1857 as Ingham University with a literary college, college of fine arts, and the . . . Map (db m57316) HM
65New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Keeney House
On West Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Clay Street (Route 19), on the right when traveling east on West Main Street.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m117043) HM
66New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Le Roy Civil War Memorial
On Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Wolcott Street, on the right on Main Street.
In Memory Of The Soldiers Of Le Roy Rebellion William C. Allen · John W. Amlong · Alexander L. Anderson · Benjamin Anderson · David D. Anderson · Wilber H. Anderson · James Avery · Samuel Avery · Samuel Avery 2nd· . . . Map (db m142315) WM
67New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Le Roy House
On East Main Street (New York State Route 5) west of North Street, on the right when traveling west.
Built before 1812 as a land office for the Triangle Tract. Deeded to Union Free School District 1911.Map (db m41528) HM
68New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — 117 — Le Roy Post Office
On Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Mill Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Le Roy post office has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m142119) HM
69New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Le Roy World War I Memorial1918 - 2018
On Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Wolcott Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
In remembrance of those from LeRoy who served May we never forget those who died George Botts · Cecelia Cochran · Errol Crittenden · Leo Fiorito · Thomas Illes · Edward Kaine · Percy Luttrel · Patrick Molyneaux · Edgar Murrel · George Ripton · . . . Map (db m142311) WM
70New York (Genesee County), Leroy — 309 — LeRoy Downtown Historic District
On Lake St (New York State Route 19) at Main St (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling north on Lake St.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 by The United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m173048) HM
71New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Marion Steam Shovel
On Gulf Rd (County Road 25), on the right when traveling west.
Marion Steam Shovel has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m151435) HM
72New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Roswell Parmelee
On Parmelee Road, 0.1 miles south of Lake Street Road.
Genesee County's only known French & Indian War veteran Pioneer of Stone Church Died 1811 age 72 buried in Fort Hill Cemetery Le RoyMap (db m57317) HM
73New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Seneca Indian CountryHistoric New York
Near NY Thruway (Interstate 90), on the right when traveling west.
          The Seneca Indians, “Keepers of the Western Door” occupied this area since the formation of the Iroquois confederacy about 1550. Most numerous and most warlike of the Six Nations, they for a time dominated the tribes . . . Map (db m140045) HM
74New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Site of Log School House
On Parmelee Road, 0.1 miles north of Lake Street Road, on the right when traveling south.
Built in 1805 by first settlers Alexander McPherson 1801 Francis LeBarron 1804 Philemon Nettleton 1804 Gideon Forgdham 1804 Map (db m57399) HM
75New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Site of the First School
On East Main Road (New York State Route 5 at milepost 9.9), 0.2 miles east of Circular Hill Road (County Route 25A), on the right when traveling west.
Site of the first school west of the Genesee River. Built in 1801. The first teacher was Miss Luseba Scott. Map (db m117040) HM
76New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Statue of Liberty Replica
On Wolcott Street, 0.2 miles south of E. Main St. (New York State Route 5).
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty 40th anniversaryMap (db m108724)
77New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — The Jell-O Company1900-1964
On North Street, 0.1 miles north of North Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Orator F. Woodward, owner of the Genesee Pure Food Company bought the rights to Jell-O from P.B. Wait in 1899 for $450. Production of “America's most famous dessert” began in 1900 at the Genesee Pure Food Company factory located on this . . . Map (db m41527) HM
78New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — The LeRoy House
On East Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.1 miles west of North Street, on the right when traveling west.
Erected prior to 1812 by Egbert Benson, first land agent of LeRoy. In 1821 enlarged and occupied by Jacob LeRoy, second land agent, son of Herman, for whom the town was named.Map (db m145695) HM
79New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — The Steeple / The Church
On East Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Clay Street (New York State Route 19), on the left when traveling west on East Main Street.
The Steeple Upon entering the village of LeRoy, one of the first sights to be seen is the steeple of the First Presbyterian Church. This was erected in 1866 following a vote by the congregation in 1854 to replace the original bell tower. . . . Map (db m117042) HM
80New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — To Honor
Near East Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.1 miles west of North Street, on the right when traveling west.
To Honor Those Jell-O Employees Who Served Their Country In World War II ★Frank W. Brown     ★Raymond J. Dustin Charles J. Alianell • Edward T. Atherton • Anthony J. Fiorito • Robert M. Balmer • William L. Barber • . . . Map (db m145698) WM
81New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Town of LeRoy
On East Main Street at Trigon Park, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street.
Established on June 8, 1812 as the town of Bellona Renamed Le Roy in 1813 First town meeting on this site April 6, 1813Map (db m57401) HM
82New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Underground Railroad Route
On Keeney Road, 0.1 miles south of Randall Road (County Route 8).
Escaping slaves traveling to Canada on the Covington Route crossed the road here on their way to meet LeRoy's conductor, Daniel McDonald, known as the "Medicine Man." His station was near the Keeney Road Cemetery.Map (db m41531) HM
83New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Women’s Suffrage
On West Main Street (New York State Route 5) west of Clay Street (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling east.
On April 2, 1918, Delia Phillips was the first woman in LeRoy to vote in an election after New York State passed women's suffrage in 1917. She cast her ballot in LeRoy’s municipal building. In 1920, the 19th Constitutional Amendment was ratified . . . Map (db m142112) HM
84New York (Genesee County), Oakfield — In Honor of the Men Who Served in the Great War
On South Main Street (New York State Route 63) at Drake Street (New York State Route 262) on South Main Street.
. . . Map (db m76197) WM
85New York (Genesee County), Oakfield — Site of Cary Collegiate Seminary
On Drake Street Road (New York State Route 262) just east of North Pearl Street.
Site of Cary Collegiate Seminary, a private school founded on July 4, 1840 by Colonel Alfred Cary who also opened the first store in 1833.Map (db m65928) HM
86New York (Genesee County), Oakfield — Sue d'Alba1942 - 1989
On Main Street (New York State Route 63) at Drake Street (New York State Route 262), on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
Co-Founder - Co-Chairman Oakfield Betterment Committee Oakfield Labor Daze CelebrationMap (db m197311) HM
87New York (Genesee County), Oakfield — World War II and Korean War MemorialLest We Forget
On Main Street (New York State Route 63) at Pearl Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
In memory of those who gave their lives for our country in World War II and the Korean WarMap (db m197319) WM
88New York (Genesee County), Pavilion — In Honor of Citizens Who Served in the World War
On Lake Street (New York State Route 19) at Big Tree Road (New York State Route 63) on Lake Street.
Erected by the Town Of Pavilion in honor of its citizens who served in the World War 1914 - 1918. Dedicated 1920 *John D. Arnett +Mary E. Fagan Ray E. McWethy • George Patridge • Carl Curry • Leo Aldridge • Robert J. Graham • Joseph . . . Map (db m76205) WM
89New York (Genesee County), Pavilion — To Honor All Veterans Who Sacrificed Their Lives
Near Lake Street (New York State Route 19) at Big Tree Road (New York State Route 63).
1985. Dedicated by the Town of Pavilion to honor all of the veterans who sacrificed their lives. World War I John D. Arnett. Korean War John Vagg. Vietnam War George Fry. World War II Daniel Connor • Alvin Hettrick • William Leight • Wendall . . . Map (db m76207) WM
90New York (Genesee County), Pavilion — Town of Pavilion
On Big Tree Rd (New York State Route 63) at Lake St (New York State Route 19) on Big Tree Rd.
Formed from Covington, Wyoming Co., May 19, 1841. In 1842, a portion of the townships of Le Roy & Stafford were annexed.Map (db m57400) HM
91New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — 1800 Brick House 1963
On Main Road (New York State Route 5) at Allegheny Road (New York State Route 77), on the right when traveling east on Main Road.
1800 Brick House 1963 ——·•·—— John and James Richardson settled at the crossroads of two Indian trails in the early 1800's, building a log structure to be used for a tavern. The people fleeing from the burning of Buffalo, . . . Map (db m77807) HM
92New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895"Do-Ne-Ho-Ga-Wa" Grand Sachem Chief — "Keeper of the Western Door of the Long House of the Iroquois" —
On Akron Road (County Route 11) at Gilmore Road, on the right when traveling west on Akron Road.
Son of William and Elizabeth Parker, born in a log cabin overlooking the water-falls, at Indian Falls, N.Y., then part of the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. Volunteered into the army, and became General Grant's Military Secretary. He was . . . Map (db m76082) HM
93New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park
On Allegany Road (New York State Route 77) at Phelps Road (County Route 4), on the right when traveling north on Allegany Road.
1949-1970 site of original Hershell Merry-Go-Round designed by Emily Bourgard & home of Sam Herrington's miniature steam train. Genesee County Bicentennial.Map (db m75594) HM
94New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — Old Buffalo Road Cemetery
On Main Road (New York State Route 5) 0.5 miles east of Allegany Road (New York State Route 77), on the right when traveling east.
Established early 1800's from Isaac Barden Farm. Early pioneers and Civil War Burials.Map (db m75653) HM
95New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — Pioneer Cemetery
On Main Road (New York State Route 5) at Slusser Road (County Route 30), on the left when traveling east on Main Road.
Deeded in 1850 to Town of Pembroke by John Ellicott for a burial ground. Rev. War soldier Samuel Huntington Buried Here.Map (db m75598) HM
96New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — Site of First Permanent Settlement
On Main Street (New York State Route 5) at Boyce Road, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Site of first permanent settlement ? Town of Pembroke ? David Goss, coming from Massachusetts in 1804, took up land on the Holland Purchase. His dwelling, which he converted into a tavern, was the first Public House in the Township. . . . Map (db m126162) HM
97New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — Town of Pembroke175 Years
On Main Road (New York State Route 5) at Allegheny Road (New York State Route 77), on the right when traveling west on Main Road.
175 Years 1812 Town of Pembroke 1987 ———·•·——— PEMBROKE, or O-a-geh (On the Road) as the Indians referred to it, is located in township 12, Ranges 3 & 4 of the Holland Purchase, and was named for Pembroke in . . . Map (db m77725) HM
98New York (Genesee County), Stafford — East Boundary
On Main Road (New York State Route 5) at Morganville Road (New York State Route 237), on the right when traveling west on Main Road.
East boundary Holland land purchase 3.3 million acres Transit line ran N.& S. from PA. to Lake Ontario Surveyed between 1798-1800Map (db m77687) HM
99New York (Genesee County), Stafford — In Honor of Our Boys Who Served in the World War1917 - 1919
On Morganville Road (New York State Route 237) at Main Road (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling north on Morganville Road.
Erected by the Town Of Stafford, A.D. 1923, in honor of our boys who served in the World War. 1917 ———— 1919Map (db m77684) WM
100New York (Genesee County), Stafford — Memorial Honor Roll World War II
On Main Road (New York State Route 5) at Morganville Road (New York State Route 237), on the left when traveling east on Main Road.
Memorial•Honor•Roll•World War II• "Forever honour'd. Forever mourn'd" Homer 1941-1945 Stafford Honor RollMap (db m77686) WM

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