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Montour Falls in Schuyler County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Catharine's Town

 
 
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By Sean Ellison, July 7, 2014
1. Site of Catharine's Town Marker
Inscription.  Destroyed 1779 by General Sullivan Indian name "Chequaga", after Catherine Montour, a Seneca queen.
 
Erected 1949 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 20.212′ N, 76° 50.213′ W. Marker is in Montour Falls, New York, in Schuyler County. Marker is at the intersection of South Catharine Street (New York State Route 14) and Havana Glen Road, on the right when traveling south on South Catharine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montour Falls NY 14865, 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. Catherine's Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); James A. Shepard (approx. 0.8 miles away); Montour Falls (approx. 0.9 miles away); She-Qua-Ga (approx. 0.9 miles away); Montour Falls Memorial Library (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Watkins Glen State Park
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); The Present Watkins Glen Circuit (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montour Falls.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2014, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 7, 2014, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 15, 2020