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Castile in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whaley Tavern

 
 
Whaley Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Whaley Tavern Marker
Inscription.  
Near this spot, Robert Whaley built the first log cabin in the Town of Castile in 1808.

To this cabin, in 1823, came Mary Jemison, famed "White Woman of the Genesee," to tell her story. Captured by the Indians in 1758, when 15 years old, she lived with them 75 years. She came to Castile in 1779, acquiring 17,927 acres of land by Indian Treaty, 9835 of which were in Castile. She lived here 52 years.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Mary Jemison - White Woman of the Genessee series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 42° 38.769′ N, 78° 2.349′ W. Marker is in Castile, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is on New York State Route 39 at milepost 12.5,, 2 miles north of Sawyers Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castile NY 14427, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Helena Plot (approx. one mile away); Gardeau Tract (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wolf Creek

Whaley Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Whaley Tavern Marker
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); Gardeau Overlook (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gardeau Tract (approx. 2.9 miles away); St. Helena (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of St Helena Camp 76, SP 37 (approx. 2.9 miles away); CCC Camp 76, SP 37 at Work (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castile.
 
Also see . . .  Mary Jemison - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Whaley Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Whaley Tavern Marker
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NY 39 Post near Whaley Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. NY 39 Post near Whaley Tavern Marker
This NY 39 post is near the marker.
Whaley Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Whaley Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022