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

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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
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1New York (Ontario County), Manchester — Apple Orchard
Apple Orchard On 22 September 1823, Joseph Smith Jr, was harvesting wheat with his father and brothers when he was overcome by exhaustion from the visits of the angel Moroni the previous night in the log home. His father sent him home to rest. His . . . — Map (db m117640) HM
2New York (Ontario County), Manchester — Cooper Shop
Cooper Shop The Smith family built a cooper shop on Stafford Road where, under the direction of Joseph Smith Sr., a competent copper, they made and repaired barrels, kegs, buckets, and tubs. They found a ready market for their wares, particularly . . . — Map (db m117629) HM
3New York (Ontario County), Manchester — Manchester Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Tribute To The Men And Women Of Manchester New York Who Served In The Armed Forces Of Our Country — Map (db m142209) WM
4New York (Ontario County), Manchester — Smith Farm
Smith Farm In just twelve years, the Smiths turned their hundred acres of forest into a farm that provided for their needs and stood as a monument to their family unity, thrift, and exemplary work habits. Wood Lots. Forty acres of wood lot . . . — Map (db m117624) HM
5New York (Ontario County), Manchester — The Frame Home
The Frame Home The Smith's oldest son, Alvin, planned the construction of this handsome New England-style farmhouse to provide for his future family and to care for his parents in their elderly years. Having apprenticed as a builder, he managed . . . — Map (db m117631) HM
6New York (Ontario County), Manchester — Threshing Barn
Threshing Barn A barn was essential to the success of the Smith farm. Soon after moving into the log home, the likely built a threshing barn on the 100-acre farm. The wooden floor of the central bay was used to thresh grain crops like wheat, . . . — Map (db m117627) HM
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