LAPHAM HOME

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
People
Location
6227 Boughton Hill Road, Farmington, NY
Lat/Long
42.96145, -77.369944
Grant Recipient
B.R.A.G. Historical Society
Historic Marker

LAPHAM HOME

Inscription

LAPHAM HOME
ELBRIDGE LAPHAM BORN 1814
IN FARMINGTON NEW YORK
APPOINTED U.S. SENATOR FROM
NYS SERVED 1881 TO 1885
SUCCEEDING ROSCOE CONKLING.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2013

Elbridge G. Lapham was born in the village of Farmington, New York, in 1814. Lapham grew up in the area and attended the Canandaigua Academy. Initially he pursued a career in civil engineering, before he transitioned into studying law, and later entered politics. In 1881 he was elected as a U.S. Senator from New York State and served from 1881-1885, succeeding Roscoe Conkling.