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Irondequoit in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Des Sables

 
 
Fort Des Sables Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 31, 2015
1. Fort Des Sables Marker
Inscription.  
Fort Des Sables
A French trading post
built by Joncaire near
this site in 1717 as a
Seneca link to New France.
Aroused British ire.

 
Erected 1959 by County of Monroe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1717.
 
Location. 43° 14.091′ N, 77° 32.547′ W. Marker is in Irondequoit, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Culver Road (County Route 120) east of Lake Bluff Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14622, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On This Site - Over the Years (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (about 500 feet away); The Leopold Lion (about 600 feet away); The Seabreeze Time Line (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 31, 2015
2. Eastward
Marker is at the edge of a bluff overlooking Lake Ontario. In this direction, Culver Road ends at the entrance to Irondequoit Bay, where a manually rotating bridge, to cross the bay entrance, stays in the retracted position during the boating season. The bay is to the right of the road in the background.
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(about 700 feet away); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irondequoit.
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 31, 2015
3. Westward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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