“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Avon in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus

Site of Can-A-Waug-Us Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Johnston
1. Site of Can-A-Waug-Us Marker
Inscription.  Seneca Indian village.
Birthplace of Cornplanter
and Handsome Lake
the Peace Prophet.

Erected 1932 by NYS State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
Location. 42° 55.692′ N, 77° 46.979′ W. Marker is near Avon, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 5 (Route 5) and Caledonia AVon Rd (Rte 5) & River Rd on Route 5. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avon NY 14414, 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. Ca-Na-Wau-Gus (here, next to this marker); John Hugh McNaughton (approx. 1.3 miles away); Berry's Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); In Memory of a Soldier (approx. 2 miles away); Avon Civil War Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Albert C. Burke Jr. (approx. 2.2 miles away); 5 Arch Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ganson's Mill (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avon.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2018, by Thomas Johnston of Kenmore, New York. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 13, 2018, by Thomas Johnston of Kenmore, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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