Leicester in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of De-Yu-It-Ga-Oh
(Valley Begins to Widen)
Seneca Indian village.
The spring used by
Mary Jemison is nearby.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels • Women. In addition, it is included in the Mary Jemison - White Woman of the Genessee series list.
Location. 42° 44.915′ N, 77° 52.996′ W. Marker is in Leicester, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Mount Morris Road (New York State Route 36) half a mile south of Perry Road (County Route 64), on the right when traveling south. Marker is across the road from the north end of the Seneca Foods industrial pond. There is a wide shoulder at the marker. Marker is alongside Letchworth State Park land. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Morris NY 14510, 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. "Da-Yo-It-Ga-O" (approx. one mile away); Francis Bellamy Memorial Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mt. Morris Dam (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Largest Dry Bed Dam East of the Mississippi River (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mary S. Howell (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dam Facts (approx. 1.7 miles away); Why Was This Dam Built? (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mount Morris Dam Commemorative Kiosk (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Regarding Site of De-Yu-It-Ga-Oh. More Mary Jemison markers are in the area.
Also see . . . Mary Jemison - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.