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

Wasco

 
 
Wasco Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
1. Wasco Marker
Inscription.
Wasco
"The Crossing Place"
Site of a Cayuga village
occupied by Indians before
and after settlement of
Hardenbergh Corners
1793

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 56.115′ N, 76° 34.247′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (New York State Route 38) and Wall Street, on the right when traveling south on State Street. Click for map. Marker is fixed to the north tower at the entrance to Auburn Correctional Facility, south of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 State Street, Auburn NY 13024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auburn Prison (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Auburn Prison (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Harriet Tubman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga County Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga County (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Auburn.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Prison Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
2. Prison Entrance
Marker fixed on right tower.
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
3. Southward
Metered parking here. Free public parking is a bit farther on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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