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Cuylerville in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Genesee Castle

 
 
Genesee Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
1. Genesee Castle Marker
Inscription.
or
Little Beard's Town
De-O-Nun-Da-Ga-A
(Where the Hill is Near)
This principal village of the Senecas was destroyed in 1779 and was the farthest point reached by General John Sullivan and an army of four thousand men acting under direct orders of George Washington Commander-In-Chief.
This Campaign laid waste the Indian lands and so broke the offensive powers of the British-Tory-Indian Alliance against New York and Pennsylvania, extended the boundaries of the United States, revealed the fertile country of the Genesee and resulted in its early pioneer settlement.

 
Erected 1929 by State of New York and the Livingston County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 42° 46.604′ N, 77° 51.716′ W. Marker is in Cuylerville, New York, in Livingston County. Marker can be reached from Cuylerville Road (U.S. 20A) mile west of Barrett Road. Click for map. This marker is on the backside (from the road) of a large boulder in the east end of Boyd-Parker Park. Marker is in this post office area: Leicester NY 14481, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Genesee Castle Marker within it's holder boulder image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
2. Genesee Castle Marker within it's holder boulder
2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Routes of the Armies (here, next to this marker); The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association (a few steps from this marker); Boyd – Parker (within shouting distance of this marker); This wayside shrine marks the place (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Hotel (approx. half a mile away); A-cn-do-wa-nuh (approx. 1.5 miles away); Boyd-Parker (approx. 1.7 miles away); Leicester Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cuylerville.
 
More about this marker. There is another marker commemorating the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign in general on the front of the boulder.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing East image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
3. View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing East
View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing West image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
4. View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing West
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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