General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895
“Do-Ne-Ho-Ga-Wa” Grand Sachem Chief
—“Keeper of the Western Door of the Long House of the Iroquois” —
President Grant appointed him the first Commissioner of Indian Affairs on April 13, 1869. He died August 31, 1895, at Fairfield Conn. His remains lie at rest in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY.
Erected by Town of Pembroke Historical Committe.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 43° 1.503′ N, 78° 24.003′ W. Marker is in Pembroke, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Akron Road (County Route 11) and Gilmore Road, on the right when traveling west on Akron Road. Click for map. Marker is just west of NY 77. Marker is in this post office area: Corfu NY 14036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Also see . . . Ely S. Parker - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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