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Cuylerville in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This wayside shrine marks the place

 
 
This wayside shrine marks the place Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
1. This wayside shrine marks the place Marker
Inscription.  This wayside shrine marks the place where on September 14, 1779 two young soldiers of the Revolution Lieutenant Thomas Boys and Sergeant Michael Parker met death undaunted in the line of duty after lingering torture. They marked with their blood the western limit in the state of New York of the great struggle for American freedom.
 
Erected 1927 by Livingston County Historical Society and the State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1779.
 
Location. 42° 46.59′ N, 77° 51.792′ W. Marker is in Cuylerville, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Cuylerville Road (U.S. 20A) Ό mile west of Barrett Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leicester NY 14481, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyd & Parker Park (here, next to this marker); Boyd – Parker (within shouting distance of this marker); Genesee Castle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Routes of the Armies (about
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Photographed By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
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400 feet away); The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association (about 400 feet away); National Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); A-cn-do-wa-nuh (approx. 1½ miles away); Boyd-Parker (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuylerville.
 
View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing East image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
3. View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing East
View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing West image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 24, 2012
4. View of Boyd-Parker Park entrance facing West
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022