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Historical Markers in Perry, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Livingston County, NY (150) Allegany County, NY (55) Genesee County, NY (105) Monroe County, NY (387) Ontario County, NY (154) Steuben County, NY (100) Wyoming County, NY (78)  LivingstonCounty(150) Livingston County (150)  AlleganyCounty(55) Allegany County (55)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  MonroeCounty(387) Monroe County (387)  OntarioCounty(154) Ontario County (154)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  WyomingCounty(78) Wyoming County (78)
Geneseo is the county seat for Livingston County
Perry is in Livingston County
      Livingston County (150)  
ADJACENT TO LIVINGSTON COUNTY
      Allegany County (55)  
      Genesee County (105)  
      Monroe County (387)  
      Ontario County (154)  
      Steuben County (100)  
      Wyoming County (78)  
 
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1New York (Livingston County), Perry — The Civilian Conservation Corps
During the depths of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt devised a plan by which the government would create jobs for unemployed young men restoring our natural resources. On March 31, 1933, a bill establishing the Civilian Conservation . . . Map (db m174427) HM
2New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Andrus Mill Pond
This view was from a point South of the Andrus planing mill looking West, and shows the "Andrus Pond" and culvert under Main Street. The Andrus Mill pond was filled in. In 1999, it is the Perry Village's main parking lot on the East side of Main . . . Map (db m58247) HM
3New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Auditorium / Amphitheater
The outdoor amphitheater was the center of the Silver Lake Assembly, which was formed from Camp Wesley in 1887 and replaced the Preacher Stand. Built for $2000 in 1888, just four years before Epworth Hall, the amphitheater had an arched roof 32 . . . Map (db m173750) HM
4New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Bishop William Burt
William Burt, an American pastor, missionary and Bishop was born in Cornwall, England on October 23, 1852. His family immigrated to the US where he received his education from Wesleyan University in Middleton, Connecticut in 1879 and the Drew . . . Map (db m173745) HM
5New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Camp Wesley
The early history of our country is one of western expansion into wilderness areas. These settlers were not only people looking for new opportunity, but also people of strong religious faith founded in Christian doctrine. Clergy were in short . . . Map (db m173748) HM
6New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Epworth Hall
Epworth Hall was built in 1892 at a cost of $3500, complete and painted. Its purpose was to better house the programs of the Epworth Leagues and the programs of the Silver Lake Assembly. In its early years it served as both dormitory and classroom . . . Map (db m157865) HM
7New York (Wyoming County), Perry — First Congregational Church of Perry Center
First Congregational Church of Perry Center Organized June 28, 1814 Meeting House Dedicated March 4, 1830 Map (db m141536) HM
8New York (Wyoming County), Perry — First United Methodist Church — Perry, N.Y.
Listed on the State & National Register of Historic Places. 1816 - 1906 - 2006Map (db m157960) HM
9New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Gardeau Tract — North Border
North border of reservation set aside for Mary Jemison White Woman of the Genessee during the Big Tree Treaty of 1797 at Geneseo N.Y.Map (db m118841) HM
10New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Historic Water Trough
This water trough was originally installed on Main Street in the year 1896. A second trough was located further down the street. These troughs served a vital role in satisfying the thirst of horses and others before the advent of the automobile. . . . Map (db m161150) HM
11New York (Wyoming County), Perry — 779 — LaGrange School
LaGrange School on this site ca. 1836. School closed 1958. Became Harold Altoft Museum 1973 until moved to Silver Lake Pioneer Association 1998.Map (db m173759) HM
12New York (Wyoming County), Perry — 628 — Lemuel M. Wiles
1826-1905. Nationally known landscape painter, studied under Jasper Cropsey of Hudson River School. Born in home on this site.Map (db m157386) HM
13New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Old Burying Ground
In Memory Of The Early Settlers Who Were Laid To Rest In The Old Burying Ground On This Site 1811 - Circa 1839 The early settlers of Perry used this site as the first cemetery. It included land now occupied by the Perry Public Library . . . Map (db m160013) HM
14New York (Wyoming County), Perry — 623 — One Room School
Established ca. 1812 on this site. Rebuilt ca. 1845 and 1885, served West Perry District #5 for 138 years, closing in 1950.Map (db m157389) HM
15New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Pioneer Cabin
The Wyoming Pioneer Historical Association was formed in 1872. This cabin was built in 1876. The logs were donated by members of the Association. This plaque erected by Kiwanis Club of Perry 1968Map (db m157869) HM
16New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Richmond-Andrus Mill Site
This site marks The Richmond Mill, constructed in 1822 as a sawmill. The Andrus family first became involved with the mill in 1872. The 1915 History of Perry reports that the sawmill was operational. With 93 years in business, it was the oldest . . . Map (db m58248) HM
17New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Robeson Cutlery Company — 1900-1971
Millard F. Robeson moved his knife company to the former Wycoff Harvester cobblestone building in 1900. A three-story addition was added to the existing structure in 1907. The Company produced world-famous cutlery products from this location until . . . Map (db m158725) HM
18New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Silver Lake Mills of Perry
On this site, presently Basil’s Auto Repair, Benjamin Gardner built a flour mill in 1828. Gardner had built a dam across the outlet, just west of the mill, in 1826. Today the dam maintains the only remaining mill pond on the outlet. Known as . . . Map (db m153283) HM
19New York (Wyoming County), Perry — Wycoff Harvester Company — C. 1839-1895
The first building was erected on this site in 1828 and was used as a foundry. When it burned in 1839, local tradesmen donated their talents to build the pictured cobblestone building. This building first housed a business known as "Perry Steam . . . Map (db m158721) HM
 
 
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Jul. 5, 2022