Home of John Proctor

Home of John Proctor (HM2542)

Location: Albion, NY 14411 Orleans County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 17.193', W 78° 11.609'

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Historic Ridge Road Genesee to Niagara —————————— Home of John Proctor
who on horse during a December night in 1813 warned the settlers along the Ridge Road from here to Clarkson of the approach of the British and Indians after the burning of Lewiston. In the morning he joined the regiment of Capt. Eleazer McCarty which proceeded toward Lewiston. The next night they surprised and captured the enemy forces quartered at Molyneaux Tavern.
Trek—DeWitt Clinton—1818
Nearby at the primitive log cabin of Elijah Downer, DeWitt Clinton and his companions stopped for breakfast on their eventful trip over the Ridge Road in 1810.
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HM NumberHM2542
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1935
Placed ByNew York State Education Department, Orleans Chapter D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 727694 N 4796461
Decimal Degrees43.28655000, -78.19348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 17.193', W 78° 11.609'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 17' 11.58" N, 78° 11' 36.54" W
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Area Code(s)585
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14337-14355 NY-104, Albion NY 14411, US
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