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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indian Town

 
 
Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 25, 2012
1. Indian Town Marker
Inscription. In primitive wilderness here was a large Algonkin village whose bark cabins and tilled fields covered nine acres
 
Erected 2002 by University of Rochester.
 
Location. 43° 7.501′ N, 77° 37.893′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Joseph C Wilson Blvd north of Elmwood Ave., on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is on the grounds of the University of Rochester in an area between a through street and a walking path. The Genesee River is visible about 30-50 yards west. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Ninth of November, 1886 (approx. half a mile away); To the Memory of (approx. half a mile away); Curtis Point (approx. half a mile away); Hartwell Carver, M.D. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 25, 2012
2. Indian Town Marker
The bus in the distance is turning onto Elmwood Avenue, the largest major road nearby.
Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 25, 2012
3. Indian Town Marker
On the left can be seen the Genesee River, through the trees and past the Genesee River Walkway. If you head south on the walkway under the Elmwood Avenue bridge, you will enter Genesee Park, one of our local Frederick Law Olmstead designed parks.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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