Montezuma in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District
Canals Historic District
has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Places in 2005
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 43° 1.012′ N, 76° 42.531′ W. Marker is in Montezuma, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on New York State Route 31 west of High Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montezuma NY 13117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Squagonna (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Comfort Tyler (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Aqueduct (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Landmark and Pride in Our Community (approx. half a mile away); Early Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Montezuma Heritage Park (approx. half a mile away); Opened in 1828 (approx. half a mile away); Old Erie Canal (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montezuma.
More about this marker. The marker is located at the location of a proposed parking area and trail head as apart of the Montezuma Heritage Park. The proposed trail will follow the river to the location of the Richmond Aqueduct. The Richmond Aqueduct, the centerpiece of the Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District, is accessible from a trail created from the Erie Canal towpath. The park is located about a half mile south of this location, accessible from High Street.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.