“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Seneca Indian Park

Seneca Indian Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Desmond / Wbfo News, 2018
1. Seneca Indian Park Marker
Inscription.  In this vicinity from 1780 to 1842 dwelt the larger portion of the Seneca Nation of the Iroquois League. In this enclosure were buried Red Jacket, Mary Jemison the white woman of the Genesee and many of the noted chiefs and leaders of the nation whose remains have been removed and reburied elsewhere.

To the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. John D. Larkin who presented it to the City of Buffalo is due the preservation of this historic site.
Erected 1912.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Mary Jemison - White Woman of the Genessee series list.
Location. 42° 51.313′ N, 78° 48.097′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Buffum Street, on the right when traveling west. One of three markers in this park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14210, 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. Rebecca Gilbert and Elizabeth Peart (here, next to
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this marker); Final resting place of The Senecas (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo Municipal Baseball Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kaisertown's Fallen Heroes (approx. 1.3 miles away); To Honor the Men and Women (approx. 1.3 miles away); Middle East Conflict (approx. 1.3 miles away); Korea (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2019. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 14, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 28, 2020