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Sherwood in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pioneer Site

 
 
Pioneer Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 1, 2021
1. Pioneer Site Marker
Inscription.  Settled 1794-95 by Judge Seth Sherwood. Erected house wherein court was held 1804 when village was county seat.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
Location. 42° 45.674′ N, 76° 37.282′ W. Marker is in Sherwood, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 34B and Sherwood Road (County Route 42B), on the left when traveling south on Route 34B. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora NY 13026, 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. Howland Store (a few steps from this marker); Howland Stone Store Museum (a few steps from this marker); Emily Howland (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Newspaper (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eliza Mosher (approx. 2.6 miles away); Waring Place (approx. 3.2 miles away); Town of Scipio (approx. 3˝ miles away); Indian Fields (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sherwood.
 
Pioneer Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jackie Dickinson, May 16, 2021
2. Pioneer Site Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on May 20, 2021, by Jackie Dickinson of Poplar Ridge, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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