King's Landing 1796

King's Landing 1796 (HM21UQ)

Location: Rochester, NY 14615 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 11.988', W 77° 37.545'

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King's Landing 1796 First white settlement and lake port west of the Genesee River. Founded by Gideon King and Zadock Granger, Revolutionary soldiers, five log houses and a blacksmith shop were erected nearby on Landing Road with a warehouse and wharf on the river below. In 1798 a forty ton schooner was built and used in lake trade. Many of the original settlers died of Genesee Fever and lie buried in King's Landing Cemetery.
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HM NumberHM21UQ
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Year Placed1959
Placed BySociety for the Preservation of Landmarks in Western New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 286669 N 4786350
Decimal Degrees43.19980000, -77.62575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 11.988', W 77° 37.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 11' 59.28" N, 77° 37' 32.7" W
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Area Code(s)585
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Genesee Riverway Trail, Rochester NY 14615, US
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