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Moravian Missionaries / Gansevoortís Hundred

 
 
Moravian Missionaries / Gansevoortís Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 26, 2019
1. Moravian Missionaries / Gansevoortís Hundred Marker
Inscription.  
Here
Bishop Frederick Cammerhoff
and
David Zeisberger
built “The Pilgrimís Hut
at St. Johnís Beach” on
St. John Baptistís Day, 1750.
Here also
Col. Gansevoortís hundred men,
bearing the American flag,
rested September 22, 1779
on their eastward march
from Sullivanís army.

Erected by the
Onondaga Historical Association
and the
Womenís Village Improvement Association
100th year St. Jamesí Parish, 1915.

 
Erected 1915 by Onondaga Historical Associationand the Womenís Village Improvement Association.
 
Location. 42° 56.712′ N, 76° 25.51′ W. Marker is in Skaneateles, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on East Genesee Street (U.S. 20) near Leitch Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 96 East Genesee Street, Skaneateles NY 13152, 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. St. John's Beach (a few steps from this marker); Site of The Great Fire (about 700 feet away, measured
St. James' Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 27, 2019
2. St. James' Episcopal Church
The Moravian Missionaries/Gansevoortís Hundred marker is to the right of the steeple door.
in a direct line); Sherwood Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wm. H.H. Crosier (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of an Underground Railroad Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lake View Cemetery (approx. ĺ mile away); N. Leonard's Inn 1798 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Skaneateles.
 
Also see . . .  St. James' Episcopal Church. (Submitted on November 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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