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

Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays Marker
Inscription.  
Gravesite
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Captain Daniel Shays
1747 - 1825
Captain Shays served with the Continental Army, and was the leader of Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts.

Shays' Rebellion had a lasting effect on the framing of our Country's Constitution, and history of the United States.

Captain Shays was a true patriot, who in 1814 came to live in Scottsburg, New York until his death.
 
Erected by Ganeasos History Keepers of Conesus.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 40.781′ N, 77° 42.908′ W. Marker is in Conesus, New York, in Livingston County. Marker can be reached from West Swamp Road (New York State Route 256) ¾ mile south of Guiltner Road. Marker is in Union Cemetery north of the hamlet of Scottsburg. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conesus NY 14435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Route
Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays Marker
The cemetery loop road is oblong. There are two identical markers on the cemetery road, each pointing into the looped area. The markers are on either side of the headstone row. This is the south marker. The view is eastward, towards NY route 256. The north marker has some small shot holes.
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Groveland Ambuscade Monument (approx. 2.7 miles away); Groveland Ambuscade Park (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sparta First Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Conesus Amusement Hall (approx. 3.4 miles away); Groveland Hill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Kelleman Log Cabin (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conesus.
 
Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
3. Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays
East side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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