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

Cayuga Castle


Cayuga Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. Cayuga Castle Marker
Site of principal
Cayuga village
Destroyed Sept. 23. 1779
Sullivan Campaign

Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is September 23, 1779.
Location. 42° 48.595′ N, 76° 42.045′ W. Marker is near Union Springs, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on New York State Route 90, 0.1 miles south of Great Gully Road, on the left when traveling south. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Routes of the Armies (here, next to this marker); Missionaries To The Cayuga (a few steps from this marker); Indian Mound (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Cayuga Castle (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Frontenac (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Quarries (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Irving
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Zobedia Alleman (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Springs.
Regarding Cayuga Castle. Fortified Indian villages were known as “castles.”
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 177 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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