“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Avon, New York

Clickable Map of Livingston 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> Livingston County, NY (159) Allegany County, NY (56) Genesee County, NY (105) Monroe County, NY (394) Ontario County, NY (157) Steuben County, NY (100) Wyoming County, NY (81)  LivingstonCounty(159) Livingston County (159)  AlleganyCounty(56) Allegany County (56)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  MonroeCounty(394) Monroe County (394)  OntarioCounty(157) Ontario County (157)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  WyomingCounty(81) Wyoming County (81)
Geneseo is the county seat for Livingston County
Avon is in Livingston County
      Livingston County (159)  
      Allegany County (56)  
      Genesee County (105)  
      Monroe County (394)  
      Ontario County (157)  
      Steuben County (100)  
      Wyoming County (81)  
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1New York, Livingston County, Avon — 5 Arch Bridge
Built 1856-57 by the Genesee Valley RR to span the Conesus Outlet. The 200 ft. long x 12 ft. wide limestone bridge was part of the Rochester-Avon-Geneseo-Mt. Morris Line. Avon became a RR hub connecting Buffalo-Rochester-Corning-Hornell. The line . . . Map (db m58050) HM
2New York, Livingston County, Avon — Albert C. Burke Jr.1925-2005 — Family • Community • Country —
Albert Burke served as Avon town supervisor, downtown merchant, World War II veteran, and was a dedicated husband and father to nine children. for over 40 years. He lived and worked "on the circle at Park Place, as an active member of the . . . Map (db m146489) HM
3New York, Livingston County, Avon — Avon Civil War Monument
In the winter of 1865, the Soldiers' Monument Association of Avon was formed with Calvin Knowles, president, John Marsh, secretary, Stephen Hosmer, treasurer. Their purpose was to raise sufficient funds to erect a memorial that recognized the . . . Map (db m145705) HM
4New York, Livingston County, Avon — Berry's Tavern
100 feet north is site of
Berry's Tavern
& Ferry 1789, first bridge over Genesee River 1804
200 feet south is site of old fordMap (db m52233) HM
5New York, Livingston County, Avon — East Avon
. . . Map (db m125485) HM
6New York, Livingston County, Avon — Ganson's Mill
100 feet east is site of
Ganson's Mill
First flour mill in Genesee ValleyMap (db m52244) HM
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7New York, Livingston County, Avon — John Hubbard Forsyth
John Hubbard Forsyth born August 10, 1797, John farmed this land with his father. After his wife, Deborah, died in 1828, he left his family in New York traveling to Kentucky where he joined a cavalry unit. Later he became a Captain in . . . Map (db m125491) HM
8New York, Livingston County, Avon — North Avon
Gilbert's Mill built by Thomas Hanna 1808. Rebuilt 1826, sold to CS Gilbert 1855 converted to a dwelling 1954. Also a school, blacksmith, store and distillery.Map (db m158913) HM
9New York, Livingston County, Avon — Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus
Seneca Indian village. Birthplace of Cornplanter and Handsome Lake the Peace Prophet. Map (db m127355) HM
10New York, Livingston County, Avon — South Avon
Farming & industrial community dating from 1800 with a school, blacksmith, grange hall, factories & mills. Chadwick Tavern built 1830.Map (db m58049) HM
11New York, Monroe County, Avon — Tuscaroras
Site of a setttlement of
6th Nation of Iroquois League. Driven from Carloinas by British 1714-1722Map (db m52245) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023