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

Deep Cut

 
 
Deep Cut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Deep Cut Marker
Inscription. Site of Genesee Valley Canal 1852 to 1877
 
Erected by New York State Highway Department.
 
Location. 42° 34.607′ N, 77° 59.01′ W. Marker is in Portage, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Portage Street (New York State Route 436 at milepost 3.4), 0.4 miles east of Short Tract Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hunt NY 14846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. CCC Statue (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lower Falls Camp SP-49 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kish-A-Wa (approx. 1.7 miles away); School Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); Nunda Soldiers' Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); "Nunda Valley" (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lock 42 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Portage.
 
More about this marker. Marker is painted in the colors for signage in Letchworth State Park because the cut is park land. There is a wide shoulder area just west of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Letchworth State Park - New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Eastward View Deep Cut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Eastward View Deep Cut Marker
Use the guard rail to help find the marker, at left, just past the cut grass.
. (Submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Genesee Valley Canal - Letchworth State Park History. States that trail 7 passes through the deep cut. (Submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

3. Genesee Valley Canal - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Westward View Deep Cut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Westward View Deep Cut Marker
Deep Cut image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. Deep Cut
There is no deep cut view due to trees.
Deep Cut Shoulder image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Deep Cut Shoulder
There is a wide shoulder west of the marker to park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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