Ovid in Seneca County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Before settlement by
white men, Col. Henry
Dearborn of the Sullivan
Expedition viewed Cayuga
Lake here Sept. 22, 1779.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 22, 1779.
Location. 42° 38.521′ N, 76° 43.865′ W. Marker is in Ovid, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is on New York State Route 96, one mile south of Potter Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7942 State Route 96, Interlaken NY 14847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Beehive (approx. 1.6 miles away); Whitney's Landing (approx. 4.4 miles away); Unknown Soldier (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lewis Henry Morgan (approx. 5.2 miles away); Thomas R. LounsburyTillinghast Manor (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Baptist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ovid.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.