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Near Branchport in Yates County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Red Jacket

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, September 15, 2019
1. Red Jacket Marker
Inscription.  

Near this spot stood
cabin home occupied by
parents of noted Seneca
chief Red Jacket, 1752.
His mother's grave is here.

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1752.
 
Location. 42° 35.371′ N, 77° 9.06′ W. Marker is near Branchport, New York, in Yates County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York State Route 54A) and Acorn Road, on the right when traveling north on West Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 553-565 West Lake Road, Branchport NY 14418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Trolley Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bluff Point & Keuka Lake History (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bluff Point & Keuka Lake Geology
Red Jacket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Red Jacket Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Beddoe Tract (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bedford-Rose Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Branchport.
 
Also see . . .  Red Jacket. (Submitted on September 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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