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Branchport in Yates County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn)

"Drooping Blue Flower"

 

— Red Jacket's Mother's Name —

 
"Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2020
1. "Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) Marker
Inscription.  

Beneath this monument lie
the mortal remains of
the Mother of
Sagoyewatha - Red Jacket

Orator and Leader of the
Seneca Indians
whose domain once included
the region about Keuka Lake

With his father and mother
Red Jacket spent his boyhood
near this spot
and here the family cabin stood
1752

This, the actual site of the
home of Red Jacket's mother,
by this monument is dedicated
to her memory by the heirs of
Dr. J.C. Wightman, to whom her
burial place was disclosed by
Asa Brown, a white man,
adopted by the Jacket family.

Wolf Clan of the Seneca Nation


 
Erected 1933 by the New York State Archeological Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWomen.
 
Location. 42° 35.388′ N, 77° 9.004′ W. Marker is in Branchport, New York, in Yates County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York
"Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2020
2. "Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) Marker
State Route 54A) and Acorn Road, on the right when traveling north on West Lake Road. Marker is about 100 feet east along Acorn Road from NY Rt 54A. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 553-565 West Lake Road, Branchport NY 14418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red Jacket (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Trolley Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bluff Point & Keuka Lake History (approx. ¾ mile away); Bluff Point & Keuka Lake Geology (approx. ¾ mile away); Beddoe Tract (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ball Hall (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Branchport.
 
Also see . . .  Red Jacket at Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
"Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) Marker and Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2020
3. "Ahweyneyoun" (Ah-Wey-Ne-Youn) Marker and Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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