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Canisteo in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French Occupation

 
 
French Occupation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, April 12, 2021
1. French Occupation Marker
Inscription.  Here in 1690 Sieur de Villiers and Abbe Fenelon discovered a settlement, erected a cross, and planted the flag of France.
 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1690.
 
Location. 42° 16.178′ N, 77° 36.258′ W. Marker is in Canisteo, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main St (New York State Route 36) and Maple Street on East Main St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canisteo NY 14823, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kanestio Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest House in Steuben County (approx. 1˝ miles away); Hornellsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Anna Cadogan Etz (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ruth Law (approx. 5.4 miles away); Baker's Bridge (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at the Allen-Steinheim Museum (approx. 9.4 miles away); Alumni Hall, Alfred University (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
French Occupation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, April 12, 2021
2. French Occupation Marker
Looking south on East Main St./NY-36, at the intersection with Maple St., Canisteo, NY
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Village area near the marker has several dedications to local citizens image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, April 12, 2021
3. Village area near the marker has several dedications to local citizens
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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