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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Gaines
Gaines, New York and Vicinity
▶ Orleans County (120) ▶ Genesee County (98) ▶ Monroe County (360) ▶ Niagara County (329)
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|[left side] Historic District At left: Cobblestone house built in 1842 with field or glaciated stones in the Gaines pattern also known as depressed hexagonal. Mason - John Simmons. [right side] Historic District At right: . . . — — Map (db m78241) HM|
|1st in Orleans County in which revolutionary soldiers John Anderson - David Bullard and many pioneers are buried First burial in 1812 — — Map (db m78218) HM|
|Ingenious use of local materials gave rise to a home-grown Seaway Trail architectural style. Cobblestone construction was perfected by local masons between the opening of the Erie Canal and the Civil War. Local farmers had access to the . . . — — Map (db m78221) HM|
| Crossroads - Oak Orchard Rd. Batavia to Oak Orchard Creek surveyed 1803 and Ontario Trail known as The Ridge. Rochester to Lewiston improved in 1814 — — Map (db m78217) HM|
|Between the Niagara and Genesee. Built in 1825. Incorporated in 1827 Admitted to the Regents of State of N. Y. in 1830 — — Map (db m78245) HM|
|Built for public worship on Ridge Road between Niagara and Genesee Rivers north of Batavia Erected in 1824 — — Map (db m78244) HM|
| Five Mile House Later known as Ball's Tavern. Built in 1816 by John Huff. Here the mail carriers between Canandaigua and Lewiston used to stop over night. — — Map (db m101136) HM|
| 1832 Gaines Basin Schoolhouse District #2 used until 1944 Made of field cobblestones Replaced a log cabin where Caroline Phipps taught — — Map (db m150363) HM|
| Was used until 1952. Made of lake-washed stone it is one of over 900 cobblestone masonry buildings built in N.Y. State from 1825 to 1860. Marker in memoriam Elwood Lawrence, Teacher, 1951-52 — — Map (db m78242) HM|
| Historic Ridge Road Genesee to Niagara —————————— Home of John Proctor who on horse during a December night in 1813 warned the settlers along the Ridge Road from here to Clarkson of the . . . — — Map (db m113488) HM|
|Home of Katherine Belle Rowley 1870-1936 Teacher, farmer, author of "The Historic Ridge," erected DAR historic markers 1st Orleans Co. Historian May 14, 1934 — — Map (db m92507) HM|
| Masonic Lodge Gaines Chapter No.82 Royal Arch Masons Chartered February 5, 1824 — — Map (db m150361) HM|
|"I sing of the great Ridge Road, Of the highway our children shall see That lies like a belt on Ontario's shore Carved out in wisdom of ages before For the races that yet are to be." TREK—DE WITT CLINTON—1810 "In the great work . . . — — Map (db m78216) HM|
|Orleans County Alms House Cemetery The Orleans County Alms "Poor" House served the destitute, indigent, and infirmed of this community for over a century. For many, this cemetery became their final resting place, marked with either a simple stone . . . — — Map (db m150366) HM|
|March 3, 1807 this land was chosen by the first settler in the town of Gaines, 8 on Ridge Rd in Orleans County, Mrs. Elizabeth Gilbert — — Map (db m78243) HM|
|The Neutral Nation of Indians, an Iroquoian group affiliated with the Eries, were early inhabitants of this area. About 1650 they were conquered by the Senecas of the Five Nations Confederacy. French explorers and traders crossed this area and . . . — — Map (db m92499) HM|