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

Deep Cut

 
 
Deep Cut Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Deep Cut Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Genesee Valley Canal 1852 to 1877
 
Erected by New York State Highway Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 42° 34.607′ N, 77° 59.01′ W. Marker is in Portage, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Portage Street (New York State Route 436 at milepost 3.4), 0.4 miles east of Short Tract Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hunt NY 14846, 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. The Genesee Valley Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); CCC Statue (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Lower Falls Footbridge (approx. 1.7 miles away); Life and Leisure in a CCC Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away); The men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 1.7 miles away); Life in Lower Falls Camp 49 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lower Falls Camp SP-49 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kish-A-Wa (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is painted in the colors for signage in Letchworth State Park because the cut is park land. There is a wide shoulder area just west of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Letchworth State Park. New
Eastward View Deep Cut Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Eastward View Deep Cut Marker
Use the guard rail to help find the marker, at left, just past the cut grass.
Click or scan to see
this page online
York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website entry (Submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Genesee Valley Canal. Glimpses of the Past website entry:
(Submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

3. Genesee Valley Canal. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Westward View Deep Cut Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Westward View Deep Cut Marker
Deep Cut image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. Deep Cut
There is no deep cut view due to trees.
Deep Cut Shoulder image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Deep Cut Shoulder
There is a wide shoulder west of the marker to park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022