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

Wasco

"The Crossing Place"

 
 
Wasco Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
1. Wasco Marker
Inscription.  Site of a Cayuga village occupied by Indians before and after settlement of Hardenbergh Corners 1793
 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 42° 56.115′ N, 76° 34.247′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (New York State Route 38) and Wall Street, on the right when traveling south on State Street. Marker is fixed to the north tower at the entrance to Auburn Correctional Facility, south of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 State Street, Auburn NY 13024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auburn Prison (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Auburn Prison (a few steps from this marker); Cayuga County Bicentennial Memorial Garden at Willard Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Prison Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
2. Prison Entrance
Marker fixed on right tower.
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In Memory of Harriet Tubman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga County Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cayuga County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Willard Memorial Chapel - Welch Memorial Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
3. Southward
Metered parking here. Free public parking is a bit farther on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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