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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Avon
Avon, New York and Vicinity
▶ Livingston County (135) ▶ Allegany County (41) ▶ Genesee County (98) ▶ Monroe County (361) ▶ Ontario County (145) ▶ Steuben County (79) ▶ Wyoming County (56)
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|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|
|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|
| 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|
|100 feet north is site of
& Ferry 1789, first bridge over Genesee River 1804
200 feet south is site of old ford — — Map (db m52233) HM|
| . . . — — Map (db m125485) HM|
|100 feet east is site of
First flour mill in Genesee Valley — — Map (db m52244) HM|
| 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|
|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|
|Seneca Indian village.
Birthplace of Cornplanter
and Handsome Lake
the Peace Prophet. — — Map (db m127355) HM|
|Farming & industrial community dating from 1800 with a school, blacksmith, grange hall, factories & mills. Chadwick Tavern built 1830. — — Map (db m58049) HM|
|Site of a setttlement of
6th Nation of Iroquois League. Driven from Carloinas by British 1714-1722 — — Map (db m52245) HM|