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Historical Markers in Clarkson, 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 (386) Genesee County, NY (105) Livingston County, NY (150) Ontario County, NY (154) Orleans County, NY (136) Wayne County, NY (155)  MonroeCounty(386) Monroe County (386)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  LivingstonCounty(150) Livingston County (150)  OntarioCounty(154) Ontario County (154)  OrleansCounty(136) Orleans County (136)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)
Rochester is the county seat for Monroe County
Clarkson is in Monroe County
      Monroe County (386)  
ADJACENT TO MONROE COUNTY
      Genesee County (105)  
      Livingston County (150)  
      Ontario County (154)  
      Orleans County (136)  
      Wayne County (155)  
 
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1New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Clarkson
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
2New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — 508 — Clarkson Academy
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
3New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Clarkson Community Church
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
4New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Henry Martin House - 1829
Placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m65367) HM
5New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Henry R. Selden
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
6New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Home of Simeon B. Jewett
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
7New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Houston Tavern
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
8New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — In Commemoration of the Sacrifice
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
9New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Lewis Swift
Widely known astronomer, discoverer of 12 comets and over 1200 nebulae, was born here in 1820.Map (db m65365) HM
10New York (Monroe County), Clarkson — Philip Boss
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
 
 
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Jun. 28, 2022