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

Gahayanduk

 
 
Gahayanduk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
1. Gahayanduk Marker
Inscription.  We set out...in battle array, expecting to find the enemy entrenched in the new village which is above the old. We entered the plain, however, without seeing anything but the vestiges of the fugitives. We found the old village burnt by the enemy, who had also deserted the intrenchment of the new which was about three-quarters of a league distant from the old. We encammped on the height of that plain....

Jacques Rene de Brisay
Marquis de Denonville
July 14, 1687
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 42° 57.838′ N, 77° 24.885′ W. Marker is in Victor, New York, in Ontario County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Boughton Hill Road (County Route 41) and Victor Holcomb Road (New York State Route 444). Marker is at Ganondagan New York State Historic Site. It is the first on a northward path that begins behind the longhouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victor NY 14564, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Palisades (within shouting distance of this marker); Spring (within shouting distance of this marker);
Gahayanduk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 26, 2018
2. Gahayanduk Marker
View is northward. After Gahayanduk, the next marker on this path is Palisades.
Women's Rights (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hanuwane (about 300 feet away); The Clearing (about 300 feet away); Gannagaro (about 400 feet away); Gano'so:d (about 400 feet away); Jikonhsaseh (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victor.
 
Also see . . .  Ganondagan - NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on November 16, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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Nov. 26, 2020