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Keepers of the Western Door

 
 
Keepers of the Western Door Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Keepers of the Western Door Monument
Inscription.  This monument is dedicated to the Onodowaga or People of the Many Hills (Seneca). Shown are: The Hiawatha Wampum Agreement which brouht together the Five Nations in the pursuit of peace. A Seneca traditional gastowa or headress signified by the one upright feather. A Seneca women's nominating belt (lower left) brought out when women had reached consensus on a leader (chief) or an important decision the medallion presented to Red Jacket by George Washington in 1792 to signify the peace between the Five Nations and the colonies. And a pre-Columbian cooking pot used by the people of the Five Nations.
 
Erected 1995 by Neto-Hatinakwe Okwehowe Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPeace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 42° 53.063′ N, 78° 53.451′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Erie Street, half a mile north of Marine Drive. Marker is at the overlook platform at the end of the breakwall separating Erie Basin Marina from Lake Erie. Touch for map
Monument Title image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Monument Title
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. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Lake Erie (a few steps from this marker); Chester C. Gorski (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legend of John Maynard (approx. Ό mile away); Buffalo Water Intake, Horseshoe Reef Light (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Main & Harbor Lights (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Lightship (approx. half a mile away); The 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Harbor (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. Westward
Towards the City of Buffalo water intake structure and Canada beyond.
Southward image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
4. Southward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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Sep. 29, 2022