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Historical Markers in Greece, 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 (379) Genesee County, NY (103) Livingston County, NY (148) Ontario County, NY (147) Orleans County, NY (136) Wayne County, NY (150)  MonroeCounty(379) Monroe County (379)  GeneseeCounty(103) Genesee County (103)  LivingstonCounty(148) Livingston County (148)  OntarioCounty(147) Ontario County (147)  OrleansCounty(136) Orleans County (136)  WayneCounty(150) Wayne County (150)
Greece is in Monroe County
    Monroe County (379)
    Genesee County (103)
    Livingston County (148)
    Ontario County (147)
    Orleans County (136)
    Wayne County (150)
 
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1New York (Monroe County), Greece — Bird Migration ResearchLong Term Migratory Bird Data — Natural History —
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
2New York (Monroe County), Greece — Braddock Bay Hawk WatchFollowing the Curve of the Shore — Natural History —
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
3New York (Monroe County), Greece — Converge on MontrealThe British Plan — French & Indian War —
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
4New York (Monroe County), Greece — 499 — Greenleaf Home
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
5New York (Monroe County), Greece — Henpeck
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
6New York (Monroe County), Greece — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Community's first Symbol of Freedom." On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the hated Stamp . . . Map (db m62091) HM
7New York (Monroe County), Greece — Long Pond Site
An Iroquois group camped here around 1400 A.D. Ash beds excavated in 1912 yielded artifacts of bone, stone and pottery. County of Monroe, 1961.Map (db m77156) HM
8New York (Monroe County), Greece — Mt. Read & Paddy Hill
The first rural Roman Catholic church in New York State, known as the "Church in the Woods," dedicated to St. Ambrose, was established here in 1829 at Read's Corners, where Nicholas Read was an 1823 pioneer. Mt. Read bears his name. Devout Irish . . . Map (db m113470) HM
9New York (Monroe County), Greece — Old Ridge Road
Molded by the great glacier and long an Indian trail. Traveled by pioneers' oxcarts, covered wagons, stagecoaches. Town of Greece founded 1822.Map (db m60144) HM
10New York (Monroe County), Greece — Old Trolley Route
Old Trolley Route 1891-1925 Rochester-Grand View Beach and later Rochester-Manitou Railroad linked resorts of a gay era at the lakeside.Map (db m62093) HM
11New York (Monroe County), Greece — Paddy Hill School
Paddy Hill School Formerly School No. 5 School District Est 1823. Property purchased for $50 on Oct. 1, 1839 for first school on this site. Map (db m90141) HM
12New York (Monroe County), Greece — 614 — Rev War Veteran
Pvt. Jonathan Wilkinson, 1748-1835, buried here. Served 1779-1781 with Col. Jeduthan Baldwin's Regiment of Artificers.Map (db m146382) HM
13New York (Monroe County), Greece — 256 — World War II
World War II Odenbach Shipbuilding Corp. built on this site ca. 1942. produced barges & tankers for war effort launched via channel to Lake Ontario. Map (db m113457) HM
 
Oct. 20, 2021