Text on Marker:
FIRST SETTLEMENT IN COUNTY
ESTABLISHED 1792 BY
Location: Northeast corner of Rt. 63 and Abele Rd., Town of Groveland
Erected: NYS Education Department, 1932
- 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.