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Montezuma in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Montezuma

 
 
Montezuma Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
1. Montezuma Marker
Inscription. Montezuma
Named from the Aztec
emperors. Town formed from
Mentz in 1859. Village
incorporated in 1866.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 0.595′ N, 76° 42.144′ W. Marker is in Montezuma, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 90 and Dock Street, on the right when traveling north on State Route 90. Click for map. Marker is between the Post Office and Erie Street on NY Route 90, opposite side. Marker is in this post office area: Montezuma NY 13117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Erie Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opened in 1828 (about 500 feet away); Montezuma Heritage Park (about 500 feet away); Early Cemetery (about 500 feet away); A Landmark and Pride in Our Community (about 600 feet away); Early Aqueduct (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mentz Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Henry Wells (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montezuma.
 
Also see . . .  Montezuma History - Montezuma Historical Society. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
2. Northward
Dock Street is not named on Google Maps.

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
3. Southward
NY Route 90 southward at right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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