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

Frontenac Island

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Frontenac Island Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. Frontenac Island Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Algonkian village deeded to Union Springs by the state for use as a park 1856.
 
Erected 1933 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 42° 50.534′ N, 76° 41.529′ W. Marker is in Union Springs, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Cayuga Street (New York State Route 90) and Chapel Street, on the right when traveling south on Cayuga Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Springs NY 13160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ge-Wa-Ga (within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howland School (about 400 feet away); Charles Courtney (about 400 feet away); 1840 Church (about 600 feet away); Mill Pond Nature Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spring Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Springs.
 
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 Frontenac Island of History. (Submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 25, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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