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

Ford

 
 
Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, August 27, 2016
1. Ford Marker
Inscription.  Across Wasco Outlet on great Iroquois Trail used by Col. Peter Gansevoort who encamped here Sept. 21, 1779.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 54.151′ N, 76° 32.109′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Lake Road and White Bridge Road. Located within Emerson Park. (Above coords are estimated). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6914 East Lake Road, Auburn NY 13021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harriet Tubman (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Harriet Tubman (approx. 1.6 miles away); Theodore Willard Case
Ford Across Wasco Outlet marker within Emerson Park. Owasco Lake is in background. image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, August 27, 2016
2. Ford Across Wasco Outlet marker within Emerson Park. Owasco Lake is in background.
(approx. 2 miles away); David Munson Osborne / Thomas Mott Osbourne (approx. 2.1 miles away); Willam Henry Carpenter (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Foster Dulles (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Alphonsus (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stone School (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Peter Gansevoort - Colonel in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. image. Click for full size.
By Gilbert Stuart, circa 1793
3. Peter Gansevoort - Colonel in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
Oil painting circa 1793-94
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 295 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3. submitted on October 30, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jan. 22, 2021