• Demolished NRHP Listing: Custom House

  • Address: Sentell St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1853/12/31 The copartnership of Josiah Macy and Sons is dissolved by mutual consent, Josiah Macy retiring. The remaining partners have will continue with Silvanus J Macy (son of Wm H).
1854/01/01 Silvanus Jenkins Macy succeeds Josiah Macy and Sons as Josiah Macy's Sons with Josiah Macy, Wm H Macy, F H Macy, John H Macy and S J Macy.
1872/07/04 The Sodus Point and Southern Railroad opens, connecting on the Canandaigua and Elmira Railroad in Canandaigua, the location of the land office of the Pultney Estate, to the Canandaigua and Elmira at Stanley, a few miles southwest of Geneva.
1873/00/00 Silvanus Macy is awarded receivership of the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad which runs from Stanley to Sodus Point. The coal trestle that accessed the railroad was on the south side of Sentell Street, opposite the malt house, behind Macy's Bank (lost).
1874/00/00 A new building is erected for Silvanus J Macy and Co, Bankers, on the south side of Sentell Street, opposite the malt house. Later to be used as the United States Custom House and Post Office, the NRHP listed, Italianate style building was razed in 2001.
1880/00/00 A Malt House is built of limestone on Sentell Street (at NY-14) for E Bloss Parsons. Barley is delivered by small ships and malt is shipped to breweries around the Lake Ontario shoreline.
1882/11/05 E H Harriman Owner Silvanus Macy buys the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad with his son George, E H Harriman, Harriman's brother-in-law William Averell and other as investors.
1884/00/00 Northern Central Railway Owner The Northern Central Railroad buys the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad and connect it via a coal trestle (lost) from Sentell Street to boats in Sodus Bay.
1884/00/00 E H Harriman Owner E E Harriman negotiates the sale of the Sodus Point and Southern Railroad to the Northern Central Railroad, part of the Pennsylvania system. After the sale, the railroad prospers and Harriman is on his way to becoming a railroad baron.
1900/00/00 E H Harriman Owner E H Harriman purchases the Sodus Point Malt House to use for cold Storage.
1936/00/00 Genesee Brewing Co Owner Genesee Brewing Company of Rochester buys the old Parsons Malt House in Sodus Point. Over the next two years, GBC will spent $200,000 in improvements.

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Particulars for Macyville:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Commerce
Historic Use Financial Institution
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Italianate
Owner Private

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 6th May 1980

Registry Name: Customs House
Registry Address: Sentell St.
Registry Number: 80002787
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1874
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Financial institution
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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