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Town of Riga - Historic Marker

Town of Riga, Riga

RIGA
First known as West Pulteney, after
Sir William Pulteney, Bath, England,
Early land owner. Renamed in honor
of Riga, Latvia on April 8, 1808.
Berkshire, Mass. pioneers included
Richard, Elihu and Samuel Church,
who gave their name to Churchville
Village incorporated 1867. Some of
the wilderness they cleared and
loved and conquered became part
of Churchville Park in 1928.

Located on North Main Street in Churchville Park
Placed by: County of Monroe, 1979

Photo dated: May 23, 2015
Photo by: Dick Halsey

 


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