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

Gansevoort Trail

 
 
Gansevoort Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. Gansevoort Trail Marker
Inscription.  Here where the Great Iroquois Trail turned east, there passed on the 21st day of September, 1779, Lieutenant-Colonel William Butler's force of 600 men from Major-General John Sullivan’s army, on their march to the Cayuga castle on the Great Gully; and the detachment of Colonel Peter Gansevoort, consisting of 100 men of the New York troops, which had accompanied Colonel Butler's force from the foot of Seneca Lake, now left it and proceeded eastwardly along the trail to the Mohawk and Albany.
 
Erected 1929.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1779.
 
Location. 42° 53.698′ N, 76° 42.549′ W. Marker is near Cayuga, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on Route 90, 0.1 miles south of Town Line Road (County Route 4A), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cayuga NY 13034, 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
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crow flies. Peter Yawger House (approx. 0.4 miles away); George A. Wyman (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sullivan-Clinton Campaign (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Cayuga Long Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of East End of the Cayuga Long Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gypsum Quarries (approx. 2.1 miles away); "A Very Pretty Indian Town of Ten Houses" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gar-Non-De-Yo (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cayuga.
 
Gansevoort Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
2. Gansevoort Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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