Eight Mile Tree Legends & Lore Marker Dedication

Saturday, June 8th, 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Hubbard Stanton Farm Cemetery: 99 S Main St., Avoca, NY 14809

The Kanestio Valley Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a dedication ceremony for a new Legends & Lore marker commemorating the Eight Mile Tree in Avoca, N.Y. The event will take place beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. The ceremony will be held at the Hubbard Stanton Farm Cemetery, located across from Crosby’s Gas Station. The public is welcome to attend.

Marker Inscription
EIGHT MILE TREE
IN 1794 A TREE WAS MARKED
NEAR HERE TO MEASURE THE
DISTANCE FROM BATH TO AVOCA
AS LAND WAS SURVEYED AND
DIVIDED BY PHELPS & GORHAM
NEW YORK FOLKLFORE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2018