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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Macedon

 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
Bullis House & Marker
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 317 — Bullis House
Bullis House Built by Charles H. Bullis ca. 1839. Camp Bullis in Texas named for grandson Gen. John L. Bullis who resided here in his youth. — Map (db m117614) HM
2New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 377 — Doty Home
Susan and Elias Doty Quaker abolitionists, suffragists, signed the Declaration of Sentiments July 1848 in Seneca Falls — Map (db m132751) HM
3New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 370 — Emma B. Sweet
Emma B. Sweet 1862-1951. Macedon native, Susan B. Anthony's secretary 1895-1906. Sufferage worker, speaker and advocate for equal rights for all. — Map (db m117608) HM
4New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 60 Historic Site
Macedon's Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 60 Historic Site The original 1825 Erie Canal (Clinton's Ditch), proved so successful that in 1841 lock 60 was built as a single chamber as part of a system wide enlargement. Whereas the "Ditch” . . . — Map (db m117601) HM
5New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Erie Lock 60
Erie Lock 60 Through these hallowed chambers passed untold thousands. Built in 1821 Clinton's Ditch Lock #71 1841 Erie enlargement Lock #60 1874 doubled - 1888 lengthened — Map (db m61898) HM
6New York (Wayne County), Macedon — First Settlers of Macedon
1789 Webb and Hannah Harwood first settlers of Macedon pioneer home located near this marker — Map (db m117599) HM
7New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Have You Wondered
Have you wondered, "What are these boxes and what were they used for? These boxes have historical value and were used in a variety of ways. In circa 1900 they were used on Onondaga Lake, Syracuse, NY for oil barges to tie up to while waiting . . . — Map (db m117606) HM
8New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Historic Sites
Historic Sites First Baptist Church built 1809 moved to VLG. 1835 Parsonage, bur- ial ground of David & Anna Wilcox great, great grandparents of Win- ston Churchill, School Dist #6 — Map (db m110026) HM
9New York (Wayne County), Macedon — In Memory of Our Fallen Civil War Soldiers
Erected by the people of Macedon in memory of our fallen Civil War soldiers Honoring those who died to preserve the Union during the American Civil War (1861-1865) [left] Lewis B. Knowles, Co. B, 38th N.Y.V.; John Beuger, Co. B, 160th . . . — Map (db m117613) WM
10New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Macedon Academy
Macedon Academy Est. 1841 to educate in the academics, in character, and in the equality of all people. Frederick Douglass spoke here March 6, 1861. — Map (db m117598) HM
11New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Macedon's Honor Roll
Macedon's Honor Roll In grateful trubute to the local men and women of our armed forces who have or are currently serving their country. This land is rededicated in their memory to remain forever a public park. — Map (db m117604) WM
12New York (Wayne County), Macedon — May 29, 1800
May 29, 1800 The First Baptist Church of Macedon was organized on this site in the home of Lemuel Spear, a veteran of the Revolution. — Map (db m117600) HM
13New York (Wayne County), Macedon — The 26 Erie Canal Laborers
In remembrance of - The 26 Erie Canal laborers buried here, stricken in 1846. "They built the longest canal, with the least experience, for the most public benefit" — Map (db m117597) HM
14New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Underground RR
Underground RR n this area Quaker abolitionist harbored slaves using Ganargua Creek as a gateway to freedom. — Map (db m117607) HM
15New York (Wayne County), Macedon — Wayneport Historic Area
Macedon's Wayneport Historic Area At one time known as West Macedon, Wayneport was the first port in Wayne County east of Rochester on the original Clinton's Ditch. The first post office in Macedon was located here. On the south side of . . . — Map (db m117596) HM
16New York (Wayne County), Macedon — 379 — Wilcoxen Home
Wilcoxen Home Ella S. Wilcoxen 1865-1933 First female graduate of University of Rochester 1901. Teacher & religious worker. Lifelong community resident. — Map (db m126142) HM
 
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