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

Indian Town

 
 
Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 25, 2012
1. Indian Town Marker
Inscription.  In primitive wilderness here was a large Algonkin village whose bark cabins and tilled fields covered nine acres
 
Erected 2002 by University of Rochester.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 43° 7.501′ N, 77° 37.893′ W. Marker was in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker was on Joseph C Wilson Blvd north of Elmwood Ave., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is on the grounds of the University of Rochester in an area between a through street and a walking path. The Genesee River is visible about 30-50 yards west. Marker was in this post office area: Rochester NY 14611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Bausch & Lomb Riverside Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Genesee Valley Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Genesee (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.2 miles
Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 25, 2012
2. Indian Town Marker
The bus in the distance is turning onto Elmwood Avenue, the largest major road nearby.
away); Camp Hillhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 25, 2012
3. Indian Town Marker
On the left can be seen the Genesee River, through the trees and past the Genesee River Walkway. If you head south on the walkway under the Elmwood Avenue bridge, you will enter Genesee Park, one of our local Frederick Law Olmstead designed parks.
Indian Town Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 17, 2019
4. Indian Town Marker Area
The marker is missing. Looking along Wilson Blvd towards Elmwood Ave across from Hutchison Hall
Indian Town Marker is missing image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 17, 2019
5. Indian Town Marker is missing
The view along Wilson Boulevard from Elmwood Ave. Marker should be somewhere near the lamppost.
 
More. Search the internet for Indian Town.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   4, 5. submitted on March 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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