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Princess White Deer

 
 
Princess White Deer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 16, 2019
1. Princess White Deer Marker
Inscription.  
"Greetings. Ten years ago on this very spot, I invoked the Great Spirit to look kindly upon the efforts of those who brought about this colony. I asked the sun to shine brightly, the rain to fall gently, and the breezes to blow coolly. Ten years ago, I said 'May there be many homes in the woodland, and many canoes upon the waters." I asked that your race might find health and happiness here, and that you might prosper. The Great Spirit was kind; he heard the voice of White Deer. The valley of my people is now the valley of your people, and your flag is now my flag. Therefore, I raise this emblem over Lake Mohawk, and ask again that you continue here in health and happiness, and that you enjoy great peace." From 1984 to 2011
Princess White Deer August 14, 1937

 
Location. 41° 1.918′ N, 74° 38.518′ W. Marker is in Sparta, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Shore Trail and Winona Parkway (County Route 613), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta NJ 07871, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker
Princess White Deer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 16, 2019
2. Princess White Deer Marker
On the Lake Mohawk Boardwalk
, measured as the crow flies. Lake Mohawk Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Lake Mohawk (about 400 feet away); Krogh’s (about 500 feet away); Sparta War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sparta (approx. 0.8 miles away); Amity School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Old Schoolhouse and Firehouse Museum (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Works of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Concentrating Company (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparta.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
A wooden sculpture of Princess White Deer overlooks Lake Mohawk image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 16, 2019
3. A wooden sculpture of Princess White Deer overlooks Lake Mohawk
Princess White Deer Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 16, 2019
4. Princess White Deer Sculpture
( plaque )
Dedicated to the Memory of
Frances Smith
Our beloved General Manager
from 1984 to 2011.
Her exceptional vision and dedication
to our lake & community
is her enduring legacy.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 23, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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