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Near Sprakers in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Canagere

 
 
Canagere Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2020
1. Canagere Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Mohawk Iroquois
village, 1635-1646 documented
by Dutch trader, H. Van Den Bogaert
and French Jesuit, Issac Jogues
1984 archaeological excavation

 
Erected by Town of Root.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1984.
 
Location. 42° 53.057′ N, 74° 30.417′ W. Marker is near Sprakers, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Route 162, ¾ mile south of New York State Route 5S, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sprakers NY 12166, 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. The Canalway Trail: Sprakers / Competition / Anything & Everything (approx. 0.6 miles away); Keator's Rift (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spraker Inn (approx. one mile away); This Is Mohawk Country (approx. 2.4 miles away); Currytown Reformed Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Enoch Ambler
Canagere Site image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2020
2. Canagere Site
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); This Vicinity Raided (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Lewis (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of the Mohawk Valley. (Submitted on February 2, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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