William J. Conners Poultry Farm
—History of the Coast —'The Greatest in the World' From 1907 to 1921 William Conners, propietor of the Buffalo Courier Express, built a poultry farm that ultimately covered 360 acres. Literature from the operation proclaimed;"...stretching away toward the lake in symetrical form is, what appears to the vision to be a 'White City'." Booklet produced by the poultry farm. Photos and captions shown are reproduced from the booklet: The William J. Conners Poultry Farm. Perfect sanitation, health, vigor, vim. Greatest plant for the production of poultry & eggs in the world. Angola, NY. Inside cover page of Poultry Farm booklet: Plant of the William J. Conners Poultry Farm. Of the 360 acres which comprise the total area of the farm, 100 acres are covered by buildings devoted entirely to the production of poultry and eggs. The buildings include - 19 laying houses, 5 brooding houses, 108 colony houses, 2 incubator cellars, 60 outdoor brooders, 60 individual houses, 4 dwellings — Total 258 buildings. Farm and buildings represent a total investment of $250,000. Price list produced by the poultry farm: Spring and Summer Announcement 1911. Largest and best equiped poultry farm in the world. International Cup 1910 ...Utility Poultry and Eggs won by Wm. J. Conners. International Trophy... W.J. Conners Poultry Farm, Angola, NY.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 658618 N 4722810|
|Decimal Degrees||42.64141667, -79.06520000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 38.485', W 79° 3.912'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 38' 29.1" N, 79° 3' 54.72" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8965 Lakeshore Rd, Angola NY 14006, US|
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