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

Sequoia

(California Redwood)

 
 
Sequoia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. Sequoia Marker
Inscription.  
Planted here in 1828 by Peter Smith
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
 
Location. 42° 45.805′ N, 76° 42.35′ W. Marker is in Aurora, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 90) half a mile north of Sherwood Road (County Route 42A), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora NY 13026, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Routes of the Armies (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home (approx. ¼ mile away); 1st Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peachtown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Postal Service (approx. 0.7 miles away); Scipio Lodge (approx. ¾ mile away); Cayuga Lake Academy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Patrick Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aurora.
 
Regarding Sequoia. The redwood tree isn’t around anymore
 
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Sequoia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
2. Sequoia Marker
Tree Nearest to Sequoia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
3. Tree Nearest to Sequoia Marker
There were no evergreen trees close to the marker
 
 
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 483 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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