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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Monroe County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Monroe 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 Monroe County, NY (394) Genesee County, NY (105) Livingston County, NY (157) Ontario County, NY (157) Orleans County, NY (138) Wayne County, NY (155)  MonroeCounty(394) Monroe County (394)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  LivingstonCounty(157) Livingston County (157)  OntarioCounty(157) Ontario County (157)  OrleansCounty(138) Orleans County (138)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)
Rochester is the county seat for Monroe County
Adjacent to Monroe County, New York
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1New York (Monroe County), Avon — Tuscaroras
On East River Road (County Road 84) 0.8 miles south of Honeoye Falls 6 Road, on the right when traveling south.
Site of a setttlement of
Tuscaroras
6th Nation of Iroquois League. Driven from Carloinas by British 1714-1722Map (db m52245) HM
2New York (Monroe County), Brighton — Ambrose Hall
On Elmwood Avenue (County Route 87) at Johnsarbor Drive, on the right when traveling east on Elmwood Avenue.
Winston Churchill's great grandfather, Ambrose Hall, lived in the town of Brighton from 1817 to 1821, owning 210 acres of land in lot #54. Other owners of this lot were George Stillson, first Superintendent of Mount Hope Cemetery, and William and . . . Map (db m115300) HM
3New York (Monroe County), Brighton — Amos B. Buckland
On Westfall Road, 0.1 miles east of Barclay Square Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Amos B. Buckland of the Buckland family of brick makers owned this brick farmhouse that was built in stages from 1820 to 1920. From 1911 to 1939 Hillside Children's Center farmed ninety-two acres, growing vegetables and raising cows, sheep, and pigs . . . Map (db m115303) HM
4New York (Monroe County), Brighton — Indian Landing
On North Landing Road, 0.1 miles north of Blossom Road, on the right when traveling north.
The meadows north of this stone form the site of the Indian Landing. Famous in the early history of this country. It was the beginning of the Ohio Trail from Canada to the Mississippi Valley. from this point the portage ran west to the mouth . . . Map (db m115349) HM
5New York (Monroe County), Brighton — Route of Original Erie Canal
On Monroe Avenue (New York State Route 31) 0.1 miles north of Allens Creek Road, on the right when traveling west.
Route of Original Erie Canal 1817 - 1825 Enlarged 1836-1862 Abandoned 1920, on completion of Barge Canal / Rochester Harbor Map (db m115306) HM
6New York (Monroe County), Brighton — Seminary - 1845
On Clover Street (New York State Route 65) 0.1 miles north of Elmwood Avenue (County Route 87), on the right when traveling north.
Seminary - 1845 Built for Celestia Bloss author, teacher-principal of Clover Street Seminary. It reopened in 1868 as St. Mark's School for Boys. Map (db m115307) HM
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7New York (Monroe County), Brighton — The Buckland / Horst House
On South Winton Road at Westfall Road (County Route 239), on the right when traveling south on South Winton Road.
Constructed circa 1830 of brick made from Brighton clay by the Buckland family. Site of the Horst dairy farm from 1900 through 1945 Map (db m115305) HM
8New York (Monroe County), Brighton — The Empire State Trail
On Edgewood Avenue (County Route 102) at Erie Canal Heritage Trail, on the right when traveling west on Edgewood Avenue.
The 750-mile Empire State Trail connects people to New York's spectacular natural beauty, cultural heritage, iconic landscapes, and unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities. The Trail promotes healthy lifestyles and provides a place for . . . Map (db m182879) HM
9New York (Monroe County), Brighton — The Genesee Expressway
On Kendrick Road, on the left when traveling west.
Yes, it looks like an ordinary highway. But Interstate 390, also known as the "Genesee Expressway” has an impressive family history. The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways is the root of this . . . Map (db m131801) HM
10New York (Monroe County), Brockport — 1855 - 1944Frances Barrier Williams
On Erie Street, on the right when traveling east.
Lecturer and suffragist, organized black women's club movement and helped found the NAACP in 1912.Map (db m44340) HM
11New York (Monroe County), Brockport — American Revolutionary War Memorial
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at State Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
To the honor and glory of our patriotic ancestors the known and the unknown who gave their services and lives for their country in the War of American Revolution 1775-1783 Brockport Capt. Joseph Roby • Rev. Amos Frink • Thos. Buck . . . Map (db m75788) HM WM
12New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Brockport and the Canal
On Main Street (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling north.
The opening of the Brockport to Buffalo section in October 1825 marked the completion of the 348 mile Erie Canal. By linking the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, the Canal provided the first economical means of transportation from the eastern . . . Map (db m75943) HM
13New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Brockport Central
On Allen Street at Centennial Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Allen Street.
Centralized 1927, first central school district in county, 34th in state, formed Aug. 17, 1927 from 19 area school districtsMap (db m42355) HM
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14New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Brockport Central Rural High School
On Allen Street, 0.2 miles south of Adams Street, on the right when traveling south.
Brockport Central Rural High School Opened in 1934, the school served students in grades 7-12 until 1967 when a new high school was built. The original building then became known as the Middle School & served students in grades 6-8 thereafter. . . . Map (db m115291) HM
15New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Canal Commerce in BrockportLuther Gordon, the spirit of canal commerce in Brockport
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at the south end of the Erie Canal drawbridge, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
1. Luther Gordon epitomized Brockport's involvement in canal commerce during its heyday. He owned a sawmill and 7,000 acres of timberland in Michigan and transported logs via the Great Lakes and the canal to his Brockport sawmill and planing . . . Map (db m75934) HM
16New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Main Street Brockport Enterprises in the Early 1900sDaniel Holmes, the spirit of Main Street
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at Market Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
1. Daniel Holmes (1828-1917) practiced law in offices on Main Street from 1852 until his death. He was Village Clerk for twenty years, Justice of the Peace for thirty years, Vestryman at St. Luke's Episcopal Church for fifty years, and member . . . Map (db m75804) HM
17New York (Monroe County), Brockport — 177 — Main Street District
On Main Street (State Road 19) at State St, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Main Street District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m151549) HM
18New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Mary Jane Holmes1828-1907
On College, on the right when traveling east.
Author of 40+ novels which sold in the millions lived here at her "Little Brown Cottage".Map (db m42179) HM
19New York (Monroe County), Brockport — McCormick Reapers
On Market Street at Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Market Street.
McCormick reapers made here in 1846. Seymour and Morgan by building 100 reapers for Cyrus McCormick began quantity production of reapersMap (db m41049) HM
20New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Morgan-Manning House
On Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
A pioneer reaper industry was developed on the Erie Canal banks by William H. Seymore and Dayton S. Morgan. This 1854 dwelling became the Morgan family home in 1867. The eldest daughter, Sara, wife of Frederick A. Manning, M.D. lived in the house . . . Map (db m41045) HM
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21New York (Monroe County), Brockport — 181 — Park Ave. / State St. Historic District
On State St at Park Ave, on the right when traveling east on State St.
Park Ave. / State St. Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015 by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m151546) HM
22New York (Monroe County), Brockport — 203 — Soldiers' Memorial Tower
Near Owens Road north of South Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Soldiers' Memorial Tower has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m151513) HM WM
23New York (Monroe County), Brockport — St. Luke's Episcopal Church
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at State Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1854 ——————— This structure has been designated an Historic . . . Map (db m75783) HM
24New York (Monroe County), Brockport — 890 — Trolley Depot
On Erie Street west of Main Street (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling west.
Former Brockport station on Buffalo, Lockport and Rochester railway. Electric trolley provided vital transportation 1908-1931.Map (db m201043) HM
25New York (Monroe County), Brockport — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street (New York State Route 19) at South Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
In memory of those who served our country ——————— This memorial dedicated May 31, 1976 as a bi-centennial project by the Harsch-Crisp-Seaman Post 379 American Legion and the . . . Map (db m75760) WM
26New York (Monroe County), Bushnell's Basin — Bushnell's Basin
On Marsh Road at Pittsford-Victor Rd. (New York State Route 96), on the right when traveling south on Marsh Road.
Historic District Western Terminus Erie Canal 1822-1825 1800's farming community Trolley stop R&E RailroadMap (db m57681) HM
27New York (Monroe County), Bushnell's Basin — Historic LandmarkEarly Burial Ground
On Pittsford-Victor Road (New York State Route 96) 0.1 miles north of Kendon Rd., on the right when traveling east.
1832-1950 Established on a one-acre tract of land given to the town by Joshua ScryverMap (db m57707) HM
28New York (Monroe County), Bushnell's Basin — Richardson Tavern
On Marsh Road at Pittsford-Victor Rd., on the right when traveling west on Marsh Road.
Beside old Erie Towpath at Hartwell's, now Bushnell's Basin, near Great Embankment western canal terminal 1821-1823 Shipping port until after 1850.Map (db m62001) HM
29New York (Monroe County), Chili — Chili Landmark
On Chili Avenue (Route 33A) at Stottle Road, on the right when traveling west on Chili Avenue.
East Pultney Congregational Church organized 1816, sanctuary erected 1818. This structure, 1832. From a marsh wilderness, frontier Christians built a symbol of enduring beauty.Map (db m58031) HM
30New York (Monroe County), Churchville — B.T. Roberts
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) at Chesbrough Drive, on the right when traveling east on Buffalo Road.
Founded Chili Seminary in 1866. His life and service is honored in the name of Roberts Wesleyan College chartered in 1949Map (db m58044) HM
31New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Early Stage Stop
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) at Union Street (New York State Route 259), on the right when traveling west on Buffalo Road.
Here in 1867, the old tavern, stage stop and post office on historic Buffalo Road became the location of Chili Seminary, a school founded in 1866 by Benjamin Titus Roberts as the first educational institution for the Free Methodist Church of North . . . Map (db m58045) HM
32New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Founded 1843
On West Buffalo Street (New York State Route 33) just east of Evergreen Drive.
Churchville Graded School occupied this building until 1895. A fine example of the lost art of building with cobblestones.Map (db m58023) HM
33New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Francis E. Willard
On South Main Street (New York State Route 36) 0.2 miles south of North Buffalo Street (New York State Route 33), on the right when traveling north.
Great Temperance Leader was born in house standing on this site Sept. 28, 1839. The Willards left this home for Ohio two years later.Map (db m58041) HM
34New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Hotel Creek
On Chili-Riga Center Road (New York State Route 33) 0.2 miles west of Palmer Road, on the right when traveling east.
28 settlers spent winter, 1806, in surveyor's cabin called "The Hotel." First Riga home, 1806, by Elihu Church, owner of this landMap (db m58028) HM
35New York (Monroe County), Churchville — In Memoriam
On South Main Street (New York State Route 36) at West Buffalo Street (New York State Route 33) on South Main Street.
Francis E. Willard Born in Churchville, NY September 1839. Died February 17, 1898. An advocate of temperance who devoted her life to that cause. "By their fruits ye shall know them."Map (db m143533) HM
36New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Mill Site
On East Buffalo Street (New York State Route 33 & 36) 0.2 miles east of North Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Samuel Church, founder of the Village of Churchville, built a saw mill and flour mill on this site in 1810.Map (db m58043) HM
37New York (Monroe County), Churchville — Riga
On North Main St, 0.5 miles north of New York State Route 33, on the right when traveling north.
First known as West Pulteney after Sir William Pulteney, Bath, England. Early land owner: renamed in honor of Riga, Latvia on April 8, 1808 Berkshire, Mass. Pioneers included Richard, Elihu and Samuel Church, who gave their name to Churchville . . . Map (db m108501) HM
38New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Clarkson
On Lake Road North (New York State Route 19) at West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104), on the right when traveling north on Lake Road North.
Clarkson Established April 2, 1819 as part of Murray; named for General Matthew Clarkson, early land owner and Brigidier General, New York State Militia. Clarkson Congregational Church oldest rural church structure in Monroe County, built . . . Map (db m109971) HM
39New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — 508 — Clarkson Academy
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) at Lake Road N (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling east on West Ridge Road.
Built ca. 1853. Later served as a high school and as School #2 until 1956. Restored 2003-2013 by Clarkson Historical Society.Map (db m196743) HM
40New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Clarkson Community Church
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) 0.1 miles east of North Lake Road (New York State Route 19), on the left when traveling west.
Clarkson Community Church Clarkson's first pioneer church. Oldest church on Ridge Road west of the Genesee River, in Monroe County. Organized as a congre- gational society in 1816. Erected 1825. Dedicated 1828. Clarkson's original academy . . . Map (db m109964) HM
41New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Henry Martin House - 1829
On Lake Road (New York State Route 19) 0.2 miles north of Lynnwood Drive, on the right when traveling south.
Placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m65367) HM
42New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Henry R. Selden
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104 at milepost 3.8) at North Lake Road (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling west on West Ridge Road.
Henry R. Selden 1805-1885 Lieut. Gov. and judge lived here. George B. Selden inventor of "Selden Patent" for automobiles was born here Map (db m109969) HM
43New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Home of Simeon B. Jewett
On Lake Road (New York State Route 19) 0.2 miles north of Lynnwood Drive, on the right when traveling south.
Home of Simeon B. Jewett 1801-1869 Political leader, jurist, partner of Henry R. Selden, U.S. Marshal, Northern N.Y. under President Buchanan.Map (db m65368) HM
44New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Houston Tavern
On Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) 0.2 miles east of Gallup Road.
A popular stopping place in stage coach days. Built soon after 1825 for Isaac Houston who was the sole proprietor for many years.Map (db m65366) HM
45New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — In Commemoration of the Sacrifice
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) at Lake Road North (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling east on West Ridge Road.
In commemoration of the sacrifice and service of our revolutionary ancestors and pioneers who braved the wilderness and made a settlement in Clarkson in 1803. This memorial, a section of a column from an early courthouse of Monroe County, is . . . Map (db m110006) HM
46New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Lewis Swift
On Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) at Sugar Tree Lane on Ridge Road West.
Widely known astronomer, discoverer of 12 comets and over 1200 nebulae, was born here in 1820.Map (db m65365) HM
47New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Philip Boss
On West Ridge Road (New York State Route 104 at milepost 3.8), 0.1 miles west of North Lake Road (New York State Route 19), on the right when traveling west.
Artist and cabinet maker, lived here from 1820 to 1830. Moving to Rochester, then, he achieved great popularity as a painter of portraitsMap (db m109967) HM
48New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Concrest
On West Avenue at Forest Road, on the right when traveling west on West Avenue.
This neighborhood of poured concrete houses was developed by Kate Gleason in the 1920s. These European-like structures were built to last 100 years.Map (db m65111) HM
49New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Dedicated by the Citizens
On Main Street at East Ivy Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Dedicated by the Citizens of East Rochester in Honor of Those Who Served in the World War 1917-1918 Map (db m101162) WM
50New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Eddie James "Son" House Jr.
On Despatch Drive, 0.2 miles east of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling east.
Eddie James "Son" House Jr., father of the delta blues, worked at the E.R. railroad carshops on this location from 1944-1946. East Rochester local history Map (db m101127) HM
51New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Edmund Lyon Park
On Main St at W. Spruce St., on the right when traveling north on Main St.
Opened in 1916 on land donated by Kate Gleason. Named after local financier Edmund Lyon. Original bandstand built in 1916, replaced in 1988.Map (db m56270) HM
52New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — ER Veteran's Memorial
On Main Street, 0.1 miles north of East Ivy Street, on the right when traveling north.
ER Veteran's Memorial Station of Heroes with profound respect from a grateful community to our brave veterans who served our nation in war. Maintained by ER American Legion Post ER Veterans of Foreign Wars People of ER Special . . . Map (db m101185) WM
53New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Eyer Block
On Main Street at West Commercial Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Construction began in 1899 It was built in three sections by Harry Eyer, a local real estate developer Destroyed by fire in 1914, it was rebuilt on its present site. E.R. local history Map (db m101131) HM
54New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — First Village Schools
On East Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
First Village Schools SIte of the 1898 red brick school and 1911 high school. Both were replaced in 1936 with the T L R Morgan building. Present school district is located on Woodbine Ave. Map (db m115346) HM
55New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Fryatt House
On Main Street at West Ivy Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Fryatt House Built in 1917. Home to B.J. and Retta Fryatt. Pioneer village residents and first business owners. Donated to village in 1955 for library. E.R. local history Map (db m101132) HM
56New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Lincoln House
On Bluff Drive near East Linden Avenue (County Route 15), on the right when traveling north.
Lincoln House Built in 1841 home of Andrew Lincoln owner of Lincoln Flour Mill. Nearby Spring Lake Park named after his mill pond. Map (db m115347) HM
57New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Lincoln Mills
On East Linden Avenue, 0.1 miles west of Whitney Road.
It was one of 25 mills located on Irondequoit Creek in the 1800s. Built by Andrew Lincoln in 1847. Flour was shipped to Albany and New York by the Erie Canal. Fire destroyed the mill in the 1920s.Map (db m64557) HM
58New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Municipal Water System
On Fairport Road (Route 31f) at Waterworks Dr., on the right when traveling east on Fairport Road.
Established in 1935 on this site, wells using the pre-glacial channel of the old Genesee River provided the Village of East Rochester with water until 1992.Map (db m56266) HM
59New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Nick Verzella
Near Main Street, 0.1 miles north of East Ivy Street.
This bandstand is dedicated to Nick Verzella for his many years of educational services to the sons and daughters of East Rochester. He also served our country during World War II and continues to play an active role in Memorial Day and Veterans Day . . . Map (db m101161) WM
60New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Ontario Drill Works
On South Lincoln Road (County Route 36) at Ontario Street, on the right when traveling north on South Lincoln Road.
Ontario Drill Works Grain drill manufacturer considered the "Cadillac" of grain drills Ontario St. named after them Located here 1900-1961 East Rochester local history Map (db m101130) HM
61New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Penfield Station
On North Washington Street (New York State Route 153) at Despatch Drive on North Washington Street.
Penfield Station Built in 1884, it served as the main freight/passenger terminal for the New York Central Railroad until 1900. It continued as a freight house until the 1960s when it became a local commercial establishment. East Rochester . . . Map (db m101128) HM
62New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Perinton Hotel
On Main Street at West Maple Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Site of one of the first buildings in town. 1898 R.R. station was directly across the street. Station torn down in 1950Map (db m70707) HM
63New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Power House
On East Chestnut Street, 0.1 miles east of South Lincoln Road, on the left when traveling east.
Power House Built in 1905 to provide power for the new Rochester-Syracuse and Eastern trolley line. Closed in 1931 after end of trolley service. Map (db m135684) HM
64New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Rialto Theater
On Main Street at East Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Rialto Theater Built in 1919 by Harold Dygert. Renamed the Capri in 1961. Converted to apartments in 1966. Questa candy store was adjacent to the theater. E.R. local history Map (db m101134) HM
65New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — School District No. 9
On North Washington Street (Route 153) at Monroe Street on North Washington Street.
School District No. 9 formed 1822 in towns Perinton & Pittsford First school built 1835 Later brick and stone school was used 1856 - 1898 Map (db m101129) HM
66New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Site of Tunnel
On East Maple Street at Main Street, on the left when traveling east on East Maple Street.
Site of tunnel which took workers under the RR tracks to the car shops. Established in 1897 the Merchant Despatch Transportation Co. was largely responsible for the early growth of the village.Map (db m70706) HM
67New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — The Piano Works
On West Commercial Street, 0.1 miles west of Washington Street.
Opened in 1905, these buildings housed the largest piano manufacturing facility in the world. This poured concrete structure, unique to the area, produced high-quality pianos until 1985.Map (db m65110) HM
68New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Water Tower
On West Maple Street just east of Garfield Street, on the left when traveling west.
Erected in 1935 replacing a smaller tank on Lincoln Road and Filbert Place. It provided was to village for many years, ending in 1992.Map (db m70708) HM
69New York (Monroe County), East Rochester — Worthing Homestead
On Lincoln Road just north of East Spruce Street, on the right when traveling north.
Built in 1859 the land was a working farm into the 1940s. By 1952 the land was sold for a housing development. At that time Worthing Terrace and a portion of Eaglehead Road were constructed.Map (db m64560) HM
70New York (Monroe County), Fairport — "Old" South Main Street Yields to Urban Renewal
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250) 0.1 miles north of Pleasant Street, on the right when traveling north.
"Old" South Main Street Yields to Urban Renewal Commercial block changes from necessities to niceities. South Main Street circa 1915. South Main Street circa 1950. South Main Street circa 1970. Nineteenth century commercial buildings . . . Map (db m115447) HM
71New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Abner Wight Home
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250) 0.1 miles north of Hulbert Road, on the right when traveling south.
Abner Wight Home Built by Abner Wight 1794 moved here from Wight farm across road. First white child to survive born here. Later home of Col. Howard. Map (db m115341) HM
72New York (Monroe County), Fairport — American Can Company
On Parce Avenue at Park Street, on the right when traveling east on Parce Avenue.
Sanitary can developed on this site by G.W. Cobb in 1904Map (db m57772) HM
73New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Baird Road
On Baird Road, 0.1 miles north of Fairport Road (New York State Route 31F) when traveling north.
Historic District Site of 1800's farming community. First Perinton subdivision. R.S. & E. Trolley StopMap (db m65108) HM
74New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Burying Ground
On East Church Street (New York State Route 31F) just east of Parker Street, on the left when traveling east.
Opened 1826 by Fairport Burying Ground Society. In 1890 reorganized as Greenvale Cemetery. Early settlers buried here.Map (db m57741) HM
75New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Center Cemetery
On Ayrault Rd., 0 miles Thornfield Way, on the left when traveling east.
Early burial ground established 1813 on land given by Lyman BarkerMap (db m57682) HM
76New York (Monroe County), Fairport — D. Marsh Field
On Fairport Road (New York State Route 31F) just east of O'Connor Road, on the right when traveling west.
Site of town's first Little League Baseball field. Dedicated to P. David Marsh on June 8, 1953.Map (db m65119) HM
77New York (Monroe County), Fairport — De Land Chemical Co.
On North Main Street (New York State Route 250) just south of Liftbridge Lane E., on the left when traveling south.
Site of Saleratus Works established 1852 by the De Land family. The product which sold internationally helped develop Fairport.Map (db m57739) HM
78New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Erie Canal Inn
On East Church Street (New York State Route 31F) 0 miles east of South Main Street (New York State Route 250), on the right when traveling east.
Erected at Fullamtown 1822 by Elisha Fullan. Housed 1st Perinton Post Office. Moved here 1850. Site if the 1st Fairport Library.Map (db m57769) HM
79New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Fairport Village Hall
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250) 0.1 miles north of Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling north.
Fairport Village Hall The timeless sentinel of South Main Street. Fairport Municipal Building circa 1908. Fairport Municipal Building circa 1933. The Village Hall, or Municipal Building, was built in 1906 as Perinton's Town Hall at a . . . Map (db m115454) HM
80New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Fullam's Basin
On West Church Street (New York State Route 31F) 0.2 miles east of O'Connor Road, on the right when traveling west.
Early rival of Fairport. Named for Elisha Fullam. From this settlement Erie Canal passengers often took stage to Rochester.Map (db m65106) HM
81New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Hamlet of Egypt
On Pittsford-Palmyra Road (New York State Route 31) 0.1 miles east of Victor Rd., on the right when traveling west.
Historic District Site of 1st town meeting Stagecoach and trolley stop Farming & canning centerMap (db m61903) HM
82New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Hart's Woods
Near Clarkes Crossing.
Has been designated a National Natural Landmark This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of the environmentMap (db m57738) HM
83New York (Monroe County), Fairport — New York State CanalsThe Great American Canal
Near O'Connor Road.
The Erie Canal was the most important of America’s inland waterways. It facilitated the opening of the American frontier and provided a route west for tens of thousands of settlers and immigrants. Villages, towns, and cities were born along its . . . Map (db m65107) HM
84New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Old Erie Canal1825-1975
Near South Main Street (New York State Route 250) just east of West Ave..
150th Anniversary commemorated Sept. 1975Map (db m57770) HM
85New York (Monroe County), Fairport — Spice Mill
On North Main Street (New York State Route 250) at Railroad Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Near this site in 1883, the R.T. French Co. began milling spices. A fire in 1885 destroyed the plant causing move to Rochester.Map (db m57773) HM
86New York (Monroe County), Fairport — The 20th Century Comes to South Main Street
On South Main Street (New York State Route 250 at milepost 4.6) at Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
The 20th Century Comes to South Main Street. A neighborhood changes with the times. Pure Oil gas station circa 1960. Hupp Motors circa 1930. Schine's Temple Theater circa 1927. Dr. Tubbs' house and office circa 1910. Church Motors circa 1953. . . . Map (db m115448) HM
87New York (Monroe County), Fairport — The DeLand Family Develops Fairport's Four Corners
On East Church Street (New York State Route 31F) at South Main Street (New York State Route 250), on the right when traveling west on East Church Street.
The DeLand Family Develops Fairport's Four Corners. The Green Lantern Inn, originally known as the DeLand Mansion, was built in 1876 by Henry DeLand, a local industrialist, for his family. In 1876, Fairport industrialist Henry DeLand built a . . . Map (db m115446) HM
88New York (Monroe County), Fairport — The Potter Property
On West Church Street (New York State Route 31F) at Potter Place, on the left when traveling west on West Church Street.
The Potter Property From Private Estate to public amenity. Fred Potter. Spencer Philbrick's original Italianate mansion. Fred Potter and his chauffeur on West Church Street. The Potter Mansion. In 1858, Spencer Philbrick constructed a . . . Map (db m115456) HM
89New York (Monroe County), Fairport — This Memorial
On West Church Street (New York State Route 31F) at Potter Place, on the left when traveling west on West Church Street.
This memorial in honor of the men and women of this community who answered their country's call. Dedicated in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice. Map (db m115455) WM
90New York (Monroe County), Garbutt — Wells Homestead
On Scottsville-Mumford Road (New York State Route 383) 0.5 miles west of Union Street (County Route 170), on the left when traveling west.
Birthplace of John T. Wells, inventor of the famed Wells Truss. Some 200 barns using this system were built from 1886 until 1942.Map (db m142894) HM
91New York (Monroe County), Gates — 234 — Franklin Hinchey House
On Hinchey Road (County Route 237) east of Howard Road, on the left when traveling east.
Franklin Hinchey House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 by The United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m158477) HM
92New York (Monroe County), Gates — Gates
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) just west of Relim Blvd., on the right when traveling east.
Established March 30, 1802 as part of Northampton. June 10, 1812 named for General Horatio Gates, hero of Saratoga, 1777. Subdivided into Gates and Greece March 22, 1822. Geographical center of Monroe County. "County Cornerstone"Map (db m60142) HM
93New York (Monroe County), Gates — Harris Seed Farm
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) 0.2 miles east of Manitou Road, on the left when traveling east.
1879 Founded by Joseph Harris editor and owner of the "Genesee Farmer" 1856-1865 County of Monroe 1959Map (db m65114) HM
94New York (Monroe County), Gates — Town of Gates
On Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33) just west of Relim Blvd., on the right when traveling east.
Town of Gates Named in 1813 Last remnant of old town of NorthamptonMap (db m60141) HM
95New York (Monroe County), Greece — Bird Migration ResearchLong Term Migratory Bird Data — Natural History —
On Manitou Beach Road (New York State Route 261) 0.1 miles south of Braddocks Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Stopover Ecology This area provides critical food, cover from exposure to the elements and predators, suitable habitat for resting, and other resources migrant land birds need along their migration route. The area is protected and studied by . . . Map (db m90204) HM
96New York (Monroe County), Greece — Braddock Bay Hawk WatchFollowing the Curve of the Shore — Natural History —
Near Braddock Bay State Parkway, 0.2 miles north of East Manitou Road (County Route 140).
Migrating Hawks Warming temperatures and southerly winds, preferably southwest here, produce flights of hundreds of thousands of raptors at Braddock Bay in a single day, making the shore along Braddock Bay one of the finest places in North . . . Map (db m90244) HM
97New York (Monroe County), Greece — Converge on MontrealThe British Plan — French & Indian War —
On Braddock Bay State Parkway, 0.2 miles north of East Manitou Road (County Route 140), on the right when traveling east.
Destination Montreal In 1759, the British plan for defeating the French in North America involved major expeditions that would cut off French supply routes up and down the St. Lawrence River, block French advances south through the Champlain . . . Map (db m90216) HM
98New York (Monroe County), Greece — 499 — Greenleaf Home
On Greenleaf Road.
Site of summer residence of Jean Brooks Greenleaf. President of NY State Woman Suffrage Assoc. 1890-1896. Campaigned for right to vote.Map (db m132674) HM
99New York (Monroe County), Greece — Henpeck
On Ridgeway Avenue, 0.2 miles south of Elmgrove Road.
The Port of South Greece with the "8 Mile Grocery" and post office, School No. 12, apple dryhouse, 25 houses, and 2 doctors' offices was a busy Erie Canal stop in the 1800s.Map (db m58066) HM
100New York (Monroe County), Greece — Koda-Vista Historic District
On Hoover Drive at Paddy Creek Circle, on the right when traveling south on Hoover Drive.
Koda-Vista Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2019 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m195805) HM

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