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Mahopac in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Canopus Island

 
 
Canopus Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. Canopus Island Marker
Inscription.
Until 1760 Grand Island was a sacred site of the Wappinger Indians whose Chief Sachem was Daniel Nimham. By 1880 the Blackberry Iron Mine took ore to shore by ferry.

 
Erected 2002 by Lake Mahopac Rotary Club.
 
Location. 41° 22.349′ N, 73° 44.587′ W. Marker is in Mahopac, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on S Lake Blvd. (New York State Route 6 N) east of Hilltop Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mahopac NY 10541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Mahopac (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sibyl Ludington (approx. half a mile away); Railroad Station (approx. half a mile away); Major John Andre (approx. half a mile away); Dean House (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1941 “Lest We Forget” 1945 (approx. 0.7 miles away); God Bless Our Fallen Soldiers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Korean and Vietnam War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mahopac.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Marker in Mahopac image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Marker in Mahopac
Canopus Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Canopus Island Marker
Lake Mahopac image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
4. Lake Mahopac
Canopus Island is located in Lake Mahopac. This photo of the lake was taken from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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