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

Union Cemetery

 
 
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Union Cemetery
Here is buried
Captain Daniel Shays
1747-1825
Served in the Revolution.
Leader of Shays' Rebellion.

 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 40.794′ N, 77° 42.822′ W. Marker is in Conesus, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on West Swamp Road (New York State Route 256) ¾ mile south of Guiltner Road, on the right when traveling south. Cemetery is 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. Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Route (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
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Union Cemetery Marker
Southward view, including the cemetery road entrance.
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Conesus Amusement Hall (approx. 3.3 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.
 
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
3. Union Cemetery Marker
The cemetery road is an oblong loop. The Shays gravesite is at approximately the centerpoint within the loop. There are identical signs on either side of the loop pointing to the gravesite. One of the signs has been added to the database as a marker.
Daniel Shays Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
4. Daniel Shays Gravesite
East side.
Capt. Daniel Shays Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
5. Capt. Daniel Shays Gravesite
West side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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