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East Bloomfield in Ontario County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gandougarae

 
 
Gandougarae Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
1. Gandougarae Marker
Inscription.  
Gandougarae
Town of captive Hurons
stood near here. Destroyed
by Denonville July 17, 1687.
Earliest Christian community
in Genesee country.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Department of Education.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1687.
 
Location. 42° 52.993′ N, 77° 22.821′ W. Marker is in East Bloomfield, New York, in Ontario County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 5 and Wheeler Station Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 5. NY route 5 and US route 20 are multiplexed here. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomfield NY 14469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Gandougarae (approx. 2.1 miles away); 1656 Chapel of St. Michael 1656 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Town of Bloomfield (approx. 2.1 miles away); Patriot Burials (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Town Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away);
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East Bloomfield to the Memory of her Sons (approx. 2.9 miles away); A Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Seneca Indian Village of Gandougarae (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Bloomfield.
 
Gandougarae Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
2. Gandougarae Marker
Eastward
Gandougarae Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
3. Gandougarae Marker
Southward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 133 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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