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Genesee Falls in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nancy Jemison Log Cabin

 
 
Nancy Jemison Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Nancy Jemison Log Cabin Marker
Inscription. This log house which originally stood on the Gardeau Flats by the Genesee River was built about 1800 by Mary Jemison, "The White Woman of the Genesee," for her second daughter, Nancy. In a nearby cabin, also built by her, she lived about 35 years.

She lived 78 years of her life as a captive and adopted member of the Senecas, during which time she became the wife of Chief Hiokatoo, and gained great influence in their councils.
 
Location. 42° 35.156′ N, 78° 2.554′ W. Marker is in Genesee Falls, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker can be reached from Park Road. Click for map. Marker is affixed to the cabin. The cabin is on the Council Grounds in Letchworth State Park. The access road to the Council Grounds is off the main Park Road at the southern end of the park, north of the Glen Iris Inn. Marker is in this post office area: Castile NY 14427, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To the Memory of Mary Jemison (a few steps from this marker); This Ancient Seneca Council House (a few steps from this marker); Mary Jemison (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Seneca Council Grounds (within shouting distance
Nancy Jemison Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Nancy Jemison Log Cabin Marker
front
of this marker); The Council Grounds Ca. 1907...and Under Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Memory of William Pryor Letchworth (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Genesee Valley Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Pryor Letchworth 1823 - 1910 (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Genesee Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Letchworth State Park - New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on August 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Mary Jemison - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Mary Jemison or Dehgewanus - Letchworth State Park History. Glimpses of the Past. People, Places, and Things in Letchworth State Park History (Submitted on August 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansPeaceWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Nancy Jemison Log Cabin and Mary Jemison Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Nancy Jemison Log Cabin and Mary Jemison Memorial
Nancy Jemison Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. Nancy Jemison Log Cabin
Rear and left, approaching on the path from the parking area.
Mary Jemison Log Cabin Door Sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Mary Jemison Log Cabin Door Sign
Inside the Nancy Jemison Cabin, which is gated at the doors.
Mary Jemison Log Cabin Door image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
6. Mary Jemison Log Cabin Door
Pioneer Log Ladder Sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
7. Pioneer Log Ladder Sign
Inside the Nancy Jemison Cabin.
Pioneer Log Stairs image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
8. Pioneer Log Stairs
Council Grounds Sign on Park Road image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
9. Council Grounds Sign on Park Road
Look for this sign on the main Park road for the access road to the Council Grounds and the Nancy Jemison Log Cabin and other markers on the Council Grounds.
Parking for Nancy Jemison Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
10. Parking for Nancy Jemison Log Cabin Marker
View from the parking area. The access road climbs into the parking area at left. At right is the path to the Council Grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. 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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