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Avon Creeks Map Color.jpg
Beginning in the late 18th century, Conesus Creek and other waterways near Avon provided mechanical power for a variety of milling functions. This map shows the approximate locations of nine known mills in that area.

Ashantee Detail 1902.jpeg
This detail from a 1902 maps shows the Littleville area on Conesus Creek, near the village of Avon NY

East-Avon.jpg
In this detail from an 1872 map, we can see that the processing of meats took place literally next door to a school

G.D. Dooer Letterhead.jpg
This butcher in Avon, NY did business with the Wadsworth family in the later 19th century

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Two views of a Wadsworth grist mill located on Conesus Creek in the southern part of the town of Avon, N.Y. It was one of several mills in the area owned by the Wadsworth family of Geneseo, N.Y., beginning in the late eighteenth century.

Glen Avon Mill 1912 corrected.jpg
Ca. 1912 photograph of the flour mill on Conesus Creek in Littleville, NY built by Emme Light in 1878 and subsequently operated by his sons John and William. Glen Avon Mills sold several trademarked varieties of flour, including “Peerless,” “Sweet…
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