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Ca-Na-Wau-Gus

 
 
Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 30, 2013
1. Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker
Inscription. Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Seneca Indian Village Birthplace of Cornplanter and Handsome Lake the Peace Prophet
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 55.695′ N, 77° 46.976′ W. Marker is in Caledonia, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Caledonia-Avon Road (New York State Route 5) and River Road, on the right when traveling east on Caledonia-Avon Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caledonia NY 14423, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Hugh McNaughton (approx. 1.3 miles away); Berry's Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); In Memory of a Soldier (approx. 2 miles away); 5 Arch Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ganson's Mill (approx. 2.3 miles away); Tuscaroras (approx. 2.6 miles away); South Avon (approx. 3.5 miles away); Fowlerville (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Caledonia.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker as seen facing West on Rte. 5 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 30, 2013
2. Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker as seen facing West on Rte. 5
Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker as seen facing East on Rte. 5 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 30, 2013
3. Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker as seen facing East on Rte. 5
Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker as seen facing south across Rte. 5 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, March 30, 2013
4. Ca-Na-Wau-Gus Marker as seen facing south across Rte. 5
 
 
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