Pictures of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Old pictures and postcards of landmarks and points of interest in Monroe County, NY
King's Landing - Historic Marker
FIRST WHITE SETTLEMENT AND LAKE PORT
WEST OF THE GENESEE RIVER
Founded by Gideon King and Zadock Granger
Revolutionary Soldiers. Five log houses and
a blacksmith shop were erected nearby on
Landing Road with a warehouse and wharf on
the river below. In 1798 a forty ton schooner
was built and used in lake trade. Many of
the original settlers dies of Genesee Fever
and lie buried in King's Landing Cemetery.
Located: On a boulder on the east side Maplewood Drive, just south of Hanford Landing Road
Placed by: The Society for the Preservation of Landmarks in Western New York, 1959.
Photo dated: June 26, 2015
Photo by: Dick Halsey
Go to Monroe County GenWeb page.