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Near Leicester in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Boyd – Parker

 
 
Boyd — Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
1. Boyd — Parker Marker
Inscription. Torture tree and burial mound. Western limit Sullivan's expedition 1779. Seneca village town Little Beards Town.
 
Erected 1928 by New York State Historical Marker.
 
Location. 42° 46.614′ N, 77° 51.757′ W. Marker is near Leicester, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Cuylerville Road (Alternate U.S. 20) 0.4 miles east of Canandaigua Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located at the entrance to the Boyd Parker Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Leicester NY 14481, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Genesee Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); Routes of the Armies (within shouting distance of this marker); This wayside shrine marks the place (within shouting distance of this marker); The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association (within shouting distance of this marker); National Hotel (approx. half a mile away); A-cn-do-wa-nuh (approx. 1 miles away); Boyd-Parker (approx. 1.6 miles away); Leicester Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leicester.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Wide view of the Boyd – Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
2. Wide view of the Boyd – Parker Marker
The Burr Oak image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
3. The Burr Oak
Tradition holds that Lt.Thomas Boyd was bound and tortured to the base of this tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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