Physical Address: 780 Field St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432
GPS Coordinates: 43° 00' 01.14" N – 77° 08' 31.69" W
Approaching the Site Going West Toward Rochester
The Hiram Edson farm is situated near the New York Thruway between exits 42 and 43. If going west toward Rochester, get off the Thruway at exit 42. Turn right on Highway 14 south. Go .2 mile (.3 kilometer) to Highway 96 north. Follow 96 north for nine miles (14.5 kilometers). You will go through the village of Phelps with two traffic lights. The third traffic light you come to will be County Road 25. Turn right. Go approximately one mile (1.6 kilometers) to County Road 27. There will be a state historic marker for "Gypsum" on the right. Turn left on County Road 27 (the road sign may not be present) and go approximately 1.4 miles (2.25 kilometers) to Field Street. Turn right onto Field Street and proceed .1 mile (.16 kilometer) to a dirt road to your right. A house and metal barn on the corner mark the dirt road.
Approaching the Site Going East from Rochester
To reach the Edson farm while going east from Rochester, get off the Thruway at exit 43, which is Highway 21. This is the exit for Manchester and Palmyra. After leaving the toll gate, proceed to stop sign. Turn right onto Highway 21 and go about 500 feet (152 meters) to the intersection. Turn left on Highway 96 south. Stay on 96 for 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) to an intersection with a stop light. This will be County Road 25. Turn left and proceed approximately one mile (1.6 kilometer) to County Road 27. There will be a state historic marker for "Gypsum" on the right. Turn left on County Road 27. From this point, follow the directions given above to the Hiram Edson Farm.