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Daniel Penfield Statue

Daniel Penfield Statue

Daniel Penfield Statue
Located: on the northwest corner of Penfield Road and Five Mile Line Road

Photo by: Dick Halsey
Photo dated; 22 July 2015

Note: The plaque next to this statue states:
"Daniel Penfield
Town Founder
1750 - 1840
The Penfield Bicentennial committee dedicates this statue of Town founder Daniel Penfield to the citizens of Penfield in commemoration of the Towns Bicentennial in 2010.
Daniel Penfield, an astute businessman who recognized the power and potential of the waterfalls of Irondequoit Creek, purchased vast tracts of property along the waterway and established a thriving milling industry and settlement that led to the designation of the Town of Penfield in 1810. Penfields Foresight and leadership created momentum for flour, grist, paper, wood and other milling industries east of the Genesee River that served markets in the United States and Canada.

Thanks to:
Town of Penfield Bicentennial Committee Supervisor R. Anthony LaFountain
Penfield Town Board
Linda Kohl, Paula Metzler, Andrew Morre, Bob Quinn
Town Clerk Amy Steklof
The Kiwanis Club of Penfield-Perinton
Penfield Citizens

Funding provide by:
Generous donations from the Penfield Community
A grant from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and Kiwanis Club of Penfield-Perinton

Sculptor: Donald Sottile"

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