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Coordinates: 43°01′25″N 76°59′19″W / 43.02361°N 76.98861°W / 43.02361; -76.98861

Alloway Octagonal Building
A photo of the historic octagonal cobblestone blacksmith shop in the hamlet of Alloway, New York.

Alloway is a hamlet in the Town of Lyons, Wayne County, New York, United States near the Ontario County line. It is located 3 miles (5 km) south of the hamlet of Lyons, at an elevation of 433 feet (132 m). The primary cross roads where the hamlet is located are N.Y. Route 14, Alloway Road (CR 339) and Sohn Alloway Road.

A historic octagonal cobblestone building (built 1832), formerly a blacksmith shop, is located on the corner of Alloway Road and Water Street in the hamlet, just off N.Y. Route 14. There was a land office (built c. 1835), also located in Alloway. It has since been moved to the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, near Rochester.

Towar-Ennis Farmhouse and Barn Complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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