The DeLand Family Develops Fairport's Four Corners

The DeLand Family Develops Fairport's Four Corners (HM269E)

Location: Fairport, NY 14450 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 5.919', W 77° 26.503'

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The DeLand Family Develops Fairport's Four Corners. The Green Lantern Inn, originally known as the DeLand Mansion, was built in 1876 by Henry DeLand, a local industrialist, for his family. In 1876, Fairport industrialist Henry DeLand built a mansion for his family on one side of South Main Street and specified aspects of the design of the FIrst Baptist Church on the opposite side. DeLand made his fortune manufacturing baking soda here in Fairport and lost it in a Florida orange grove freeze in the 1890's. His Second Empire house with a tower, porches, and many fireplaces, was one of the grandest private residences in western New York. After several private owners, including the Clark family, the DeLand Mansion opened as the Green Lantern Inn sometime after 1928 and has served since as a restaurant, speakeasy, rooming house, and banquet hall. The First Baptist Church,across Main Street, was built at the same time as the DeLand Mansion. The DeLand family donated the rose window and paid more than one-third of the construction cost of the church building, stipulating that the doors of the church and the doors of the mansion be directly across from one another.
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HM NumberHM269E
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Placed ByErie Canalway National Heritage Corridor & Fairport Office of Community & Economic Development
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Date Added Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 301294 N 4774663
Decimal Degrees43.09865000, -77.44171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.919', W 77° 26.503'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 55.14" N, 77° 26' 30.18" W
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Area Code(s)585, 716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-17 NY-31F, Fairport NY 14450, US
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