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Avon, New York Historical Markers

 
5 Arch Bridge Marker as seen facing north on 39 image, Touch for more information
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
5 Arch Bridge Marker as seen facing north on 39
New York (Livingston County), Avon — 5 Arch Bridge
Built 1856-57 by the Genesee Valley RR to span the Conesus Outlet. The 200 ft. long x 12 ft. wide limestone bridge was part of the Rochester-Avon-Geneseo-Mt. Morris Line. Avon became a RR hub connecting Buffalo-Rochester-Corning-Hornell. The line . . . — Map (db m58050) HM
New York (Livingston County), Avon — Berry's Tavern
100 feet north is site of
Berry's Tavern
& Ferry 1789, first bridge over Genesee River 1804
200 feet south is site of old ford — Map (db m52233) HM
New York (Livingston County), Avon — East Avon
. . . — Map (db m125485) HM
New York (Livingston County), Avon — Ganson's Mill
100 feet east is site of
Ganson's Mill
1789
First flour mill in Genesee Valley — Map (db m52244) HM
New York (Livingston County), Avon — John Hubbard Forsyth
John Hubbard Forsyth born August 10, 1797, John farmed this land with his father. After his wife, Deborah, died in 1828, he left his family in New York traveling to Kentucky where he joined a cavalry unit. Later he became a Captain in . . . — Map (db m125491) HM
New York (Livingston County), Avon — Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus
Seneca Indian village. Birthplace of Cornplanter and Handsome Lake the Peace Prophet. — Map (db m127355) HM
New York (Livingston County), Avon — South Avon
Farming & industrial community dating from 1800 with a school, blacksmith, grange hall, factories & mills. Chadwick Tavern built 1830. — Map (db m58049) HM
New York (Monroe County), Avon — Tuscaroras
Site of a setttlement of
Tuscaroras
6th Nation of Iroquois League. Driven from Carloinas by British 1714-1722 — Map (db m52245) HM

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