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The Seneca Indian Village of Gandougarae

 
 
The Seneca Indian Village of Gandougarae Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lugnuts, October 8, 2020
1. The Seneca Indian Village of Gandougarae Marker
Inscription.  
The Seneca Indian Village of
Gandougarae
Later the Jesuit mission of St. Michael was situated near this spot in the township of East Bloomfield.
Mass was said here by Fr. Fremen November 3, 1669
Visited by La Salle in 1669
Found burning by Denonville after the Battle at Gandagaro (Boughton Hill) July 1687
Erected by The State of New York and Town of East Bloomfield
1937

 
Erected 1937 by The State of New York and Town of East Bloomfield.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1669.
 
Location. 42° 53.714′ N, 77° 26.076′ W. Marker is in East Bloomfield, New York, in Ontario County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (U.S. 20) and South Avenue, on the right when traveling west on State Street. Located in southwest corner of Elton Park, near Highway 20, just west of the arch. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomfield NY 14469, 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
The Seneca Indian Village Marker in Elton Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lugnuts, October 8, 2020
2. The Seneca Indian Village Marker in Elton Park
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. First Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); A Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); East Bloomfield to the Memory of her Sons (within shouting distance of this marker); Holloway's Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Academy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Bloomfield Academy (about 400 feet away); First Town Hall (about 500 feet away); Gandougarae (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Bloomfield.
 
Elton Park Arch image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lugnuts, October 8, 2020
3. Elton Park Arch
The marker is located just west of this arch.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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Mar. 20, 2023