“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Williamson, New York

Clickable Map of Wayne County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Wayne County, NY (155) Cayuga County, NY (190) Monroe County, NY (387) Ontario County, NY (154) Seneca County, NY (91)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)  CayugaCounty(190) Cayuga County (190)  MonroeCounty(387) Monroe County (387)  OntarioCounty(154) Ontario County (154)  SenecaCounty(91) Seneca County (91)
Lyons is the county seat for Wayne County
Williamson is in Wayne County
      Wayne County (155)  
      Cayuga County (190)  
      Monroe County (387)  
      Ontario County (154)  
      Seneca County (91)  
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1New York (Wayne County), Williamson — 100 Years of Dramatics
On June 21, 1867, The Pultneyville lyceum staged its first entertainment in this building. Under the supervision of Prof. Lewis H. Clark 22 men and women of this village "Acquitted themselves with great credit." The money raised from the . . . Map (db m79595) HM
2New York (Wayne County), Williamson — First White Men
From 1687 French Batteaux men stopped here to trade with Indians. First settler "Yankee Bill" Waters, a hunter lived here 1804.Map (db m65346) HM
3New York (Wayne County), Williamson — From the Nearby Ravine
From the nearby ravine, the militia and volunteers hastily gathered under General Swift, bravely defended the northern frontier, their kindred and homes, from the attack of the British at Pultneyville, May 15, 1814Map (db m79596) HM WM
4New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Indian Trail
Indian Trail This road, second in town was indian trail, later Canandaigua-Pultneyville post road, built of plank. Here stood toll gate. Map (db m79593) HM
5New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Pultneyville Historic District19th Century Residential Architecture — Architecture of the Coast —
An ideal site, valuable natural resources, and lake access allowed early residents to prosper and build magnificent houses in the center of the hamlet. The houses have been well maintained and retain their beauty even as some are approaching 200 . . . Map (db m173102) HM
6New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Site of First Log House
Built 1807 by Major William Rogers. Used for tavern, store, and post office. Settlement was called Rogers CornersMap (db m64929) HM
7New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Site of Union Church
Site of Union Church Erected 1825. Open for use of any denomination, dedicated to tolerance and promotion of good order and religion. Map (db m79594) HM
8New York (Wayne County), Williamson — The Battle of PultneyvilleMay 15th, 1814
Battle of Nerves The Battle of Pultneyville was a skirmish between British forces under Commander Yeo and American Militia forces. The British periodically raided coastal communities for supplies, but the people of Pultneyville did not . . . Map (db m65348) HM
9New York (Wayne County), Williamson — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day SaintsPalmyra Area Historic Sites — Several Significant Locations —
Many points of interest are located near Palmyra that take visitors back to a way of life from the past, introduce them to early American industries, present theatrical productions and the beginnings of the Mormon religion. Joseph Smith, Sr. . . . Map (db m64928) HM
10New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Underground Railroad Station
Underground Railroad Station In this house slaves were concealed on their way to Canada by Com. Griffith M. Cooper Map (db m79591) HM
11New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Underground Railroad Terminus
Site of Underground Railroad Terminus Home of Samuel Cuyler used as terminus of Underground R.R. during slavery periodMap (db m79598) HM
12New York (Wayne County), Williamson — Wreck of the St. PeterNational Register of Historic Places
Lost in a Storm The St. Peter left Oswego carrying a full load of coal, headed for the safety of the Welland Canal when a storm struck her with 70 mph winds. Unable to reach the canal, the ship was turned back east to run before the . . . Map (db m64903) HM
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Aug. 9, 2022