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Near Branchport in Yates County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Red Jacket

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, September 15, 2019
1. Red Jacket Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot stood cabin home occupied by parents of noted Seneca chief Red Jacket, 1752. His mother's grave is here.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 35.371′ N, 77° 9.06′ W. Marker is near Branchport, New York, in Yates County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York State Route 54A) and Acorn Road, on the right when traveling north on West Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Branchport NY 14418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bluff Point & Keuka Lake History (approx. 0.8 miles away); Beddoe Tract (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ball Hall (approx. 3˝ miles away); Historic New York (approx. 3.6 miles away); Toll Plank Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); Birkett Mills' World Record Pancake Griddle (approx. 7 miles away); Owl’s Nest (approx. 7 miles away); 101 Main Street (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Branchport.
 
Regarding Red Jacket. The grave isn’t readily visible.
 
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Red Jacket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Red Jacket Marker
 Red Jacket. (Submitted on September 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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