Williamsburgh

Text on Marker:

SITE OF

WILLIAMSBURGH

FIRST SETTLEMENT IN COUNTY

ESTABLISHED 1792 BY

CHARLES WILLIAMSON

 

Location: Northeast corner of Rt. 63 and Abele Rd., Town of Groveland

 

Erected: NYS Education Department, 1932


Notes:

  • Across Abele Rd. from "Williamsburg ¼ Mile" historical marker
  • Although there were other earlier white settlers elsewhere in what would be Livingston County, Williamsburgh was the first settlement that was planned and laid out, even if it never achieved its anticipated glory.