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Platt Street, named for Albion businessman and entrepreneur Elizur Platt, started as Canal Street. His lasting impact on the area came in the form of the Orleans House, a large hotel constructed on the corner of Canal and Market streets.
County of Orleans
Village of Albion, Businesses, Orleans County
United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "The Origins of Platt Street" (2017). Pioneer Record. 4.