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Ovid in Seneca County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sullivan Trail

 
 
Sullivan Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 30, 2016
1. Sullivan Trail Marker
Inscription.
Sullivan Trail
Before settlement by
white men, Col. Henry
Dearborn of the Sullivan
Expedition viewed Cayuga
Lake here Sept. 22, 1779.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 42° 38.521′ N, 76° 43.865′ W. Marker is in Ovid, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is on New York State Route 96 one mile south of Potter Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7942 State Route 96, Interlaken NY 14847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Beehive (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thomas R. Lounsbury (approx. 5.2 miles away); Tillinghast Manor (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Baptist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Degory Prowtt (approx. 6.1 miles away); Agricultural College (approx. 7 miles away); Dean's Cove (approx. 7.3 miles away); Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ovid.
 
Categories. ExplorationWars, US IndianWaterways & Vessels
 
Southward on NY 96 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 30, 2016
2. Southward on NY 96
Seneca Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, is between this ridge and the ridge on the horizon.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on July 31, 2016.
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