Boston's First Settler

Boston's First Settler (HM1J0A)

Location: Boston, NY 14025 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 39.114', W 78° 44.64'

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In 1803, Charles Johnson purchased 50 acres of open land in the forest, paying $2.25 per acre. He built the town's first log cabin in 1804 and raised the first frame barn in 1807. Johnson owned another 30 acres containing visible remains of an early palisaded Indian village.
HM NumberHM1J0A
Year Placed1971
Placed ByErie County Sesquicentennial Committee
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Date Added Sunday, February 1st, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 684921 N 4724627
Decimal Degrees42.65190000, -78.74400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 39.114', W 78° 44.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 39' 6.84" N, 78° 44' 38.4" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6600-6616 Liebler Rd, Boston NY 14025, US
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