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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OX_the-eight-witnesses_Palmyra-NY.html
The Eight Witnesses In late 1829 Joseph Smith Jr. gathered a small group of his family and friends to a secluded spot in these woods and showed them the gold plates from which the Book of Mormon was translated. He allowed each of the eight partici…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OV_fencing-the-land_Palmyra-NY.html
Fencing the Land The Smiths marked the boundary of their property with large stones gathered while clearing the land. They then built a fence over the stacked stones to keep wandering livestock out of their property. They split thousands of rails …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OT_smith-farm_Palmyra-NY.html
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 provide…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OS_in-memory-of-our-fallen-civil-war-soldiers-a-war-memorial_Macedon-NY.html
Erected by the people of Macedon in memory of our fallen Civil War soldiers Honoring those who died to preserve the Union during the American Civil War (1861-1865) [left] Lewis B. Knowles, Co. B, 38th N.Y.V.; John Beuger, Co. B, 160th N.Y.V.; Job …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OR_bullis-house_Macedon-NY.html
Bullis House Built by Charles H. Bullis ca. 1839. Camp Bullis in Texas named for grandson Gen. John L. Bullis who resided here in his youth.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OQ_towpath-and-aqueduct-father-of-the-iron-bridge_Palmyra-NY.html
Towpath and Aqueduct The Palmyra-Macedon Aqueduct has worn the years well judging from the engineer's drawings below. The arched towpath, still completely intact, spans Ganargua Creek as it has for almost 150 years while the massive stone pi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OP_the-log-home_Palmyra-NY.html
The Log Home In 1818 or 1819 Joseph Smith Sr., his wife Lucy Mack Smith, and their eight children moved from Palmyra Village to Stafford Road just north of the 100 acres they planned to acquire. They built a log home and outbuildings in his site w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OO_creating-a-farm_Palmyra-NY.html
Creating a Farm The Smiths selected property that featured all the resources of a first-rate farm: a year-round source of water, fertile soil, gentle slopes, and mature sugar maple trees interspersed with beech, oak, and other hardwoods. They were…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27ON_the-sacred-grove_Palmyra-NY.html
The Sacred Grove In the spring of 1820, Joseph Smith entered this remnant of an ancient forest to kneel in prayer. The vision he beheld of God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ initiated the restoration to the earth of the fulness of the gospel …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27O6_have-you-wondered_Macedon-NY.html
Have you wondered, "What are these boxes and what were they used for? These boxes have historical value and were used in a variety of ways. In circa 1900 they were used on Onondaga Lake, Syracuse, NY for oil barges to tie up to while waiting t…
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