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Canaseraga in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A Hairy Legend

 

— Legends & Lore —

 
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1. A Hairy Legend Marker
Inscription.  
First sighted Aug 18, 1926
hairy women of Klipnocky,
once young girls, inhabit
this forest, waiting for
their parents' return.

 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 36.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Anthropology & Archaeology. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 18, 1926.
 
Location. 42° 25.662′ N, 77° 48.065′ W. Marker is in Canaseraga, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is on County Route 13C. Roadside near the Klipnocky State Forest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1329 County Route 13C, Canaseraga NY 14822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First School House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Canaseraga Four Corners Historic District (approx. 2.6 miles away); First House in Canaseraga (approx. 3 miles away); One Room School (approx. 5½ miles away); Hurlbut House
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(approx. 6 miles away); Ossian Center (approx. 6.6 miles away); Isaac Hampton (approx. 6.6 miles away); Gambrel Roofed Barn (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canaseraga.
 
Also see . . .  The Legend of Klipnocky. Canaseraga Fall Harvest Festival website entry (Submitted on December 27, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 301 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 19, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 6, 2022