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Sodus Point, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
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New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — A French Inspired Flotilla Travel Through Wilderness French & Indian War —
Lakeside Camp. Prideaux's army encamped here at Sodus Bay on the evening of July 1st, 1759. They were formed on the lake the following morning by 6:00 to continue their expedition. Each boat was numbered and each man, whether officer or . . . — Map (db m79631) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — Battle of Sodus Point
On the brow of this hill took place the battle of Sodus Point between the British and American forces June 19, 1813. The following day the village of Sodus Point was sacked and burned by the British. — Map (db m129832) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — Big Sodus Light Built in 1870
Replaced the first lighthouse on this site built in 1825.. The light in service 1871-1901 now a maritime museum. the Sodus Bay Historical Society ————————— Listed on the National Register . . . — Map (db m79632) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — British Raids Troupville (Sodus Point) Sacked! War of 1812 —
Under Fire. Troupville was one of several lakeshore communities to come under attack by the British navy during a campaign to disrupt the flow of military stores to American forces. Troupville (Sodus Point) c.1813. In 1813, the lakeshore . . . — Map (db m79618) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — Historic Sodus Point
From 1900 to 1929, the Rochester and Sodus Bay Railroad ran trolleys from Rochester to Sodus Point; a distance of 44 miles. It was known as The Royal Blue Line due to the fact that at first, all the trolley cars were painted a royal blue color. In . . . — Map (db m129810) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — Site of 1825 Keeper's Dwelling House
On May 26, 1824 an act of Congress approved appropriation of $4,500 to construct a light tower and keeper's house at Sodus Bay. On November 20, 1824 three acres of land were purchased from William Wickham for the sum of $68.75 and construction . . . — Map (db m79629) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse
Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse Established 1825. Removed 1871. Height 40 ft. Diameter: base 22 ft.; top 10½ ft. Walls: base 3½ ft.; top 2 ft. — Map (db m79627) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — The Sodus Point Coal Trestle
The early 1850's saw Sodus Bay as a commercial port, and with the increased demand for coal, local businessmen began construction of the Sodus Point & Southern Railroad line, that would connect it to the coal fields of central Pennsylvania, via the . . . — Map (db m79660) HM
New York (Wayne County), Sodus Point — The War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden Sodus Point —
The battle of Troupesville (later renamed Sodus Point) was fought at the brow of this hill on the rainy evening of June 19th, 1813. A group of approximately 60 Americans (farmers with no military training and poorly trained militia) fired into a . . . — Map (db m129942) HM

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