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Houghton in Allegany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Copperhead

 
 
Copperhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
1. Copperhead Marker
Inscription.  The last one of the Seneca Tribe of Indians that lived in the Town of Caneadea, N.Y. was buried here. His wife died some years before his death. He died March 23, 1864. He said he was 120 years old.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans.
 
Location. 42° 25.533′ N, 78° 9.418′ W. Marker is in Houghton, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Genesee St and Willard Ave., on the left when traveling north on Genesee St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houghton NY 14744, 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 crow flies. Willard J Houghton House (a few steps from this marker); Houghton College World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); To Civil War Veterans of Caneadea New York (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jockey Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); In A.D. 1918 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Moses Van Campen (approx. one mile away); Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge
Copperhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
2. Copperhead Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houghton.
 
Also see . . .  Burial Place of Copperhead - Allegany County Historical Society. (Submitted on September 8, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Copperhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
3. Copperhead Marker
Copperhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, September 6, 2020
4. Copperhead Marker
Stone at the base of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 7, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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