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Lima in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1668-1709

 
 
1668-1709 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 29, 2012
1. 1668-1709 Marker
Inscription. Near this site Catholic missionaries erected houses of worship in the westernmost Seneca villages of the Iroquois Confederacy.
The Chapel of La Conception was built in 1668 at Totiakton (near Rochester Junction) St. Jean Chapel was erected in 1669 at Gandachiragou on the Lima Road.

The resident missionaries were:
Fr. James Fremin, S. J. (1668-1670)
Fr. Julien Garnier, S. J. (1669-1683)
Fr. Peter Raffiex, S. J. (1672-1680)
Notable Visitors were
Fr. Rene Galinee, S. S. (1669)
Le. Sieur de la Salle (1669)
Fr. James Bruyas S. J. (1673)
Wentworth Greenhalg (1677)
Fr. Louis Hennepin, Recollet (1679)

After the destruction by Denonville's Army in 1687 a new village was founded on Spring Brook (near by)
The Missionaries were:
Fr. Julien Garnier, S. J. (1701-1703)
Fr. Vaillant de Gueslis, S. J. (1702-1707)
Fr. James D. Heu, S. J. (1707-1709)
When political circumstances compelled the final withdrawal of French missionaries from this region, the ministrations of religion to the Christian Indians were continued through contacts with Canadian missions, where many descendants of the Senecas still persevere in the faith brought to this locality by the above named men of God.
 
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1668-1709 Marker as seen facing north on 15A image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 29, 2012
2. 1668-1709 Marker as seen facing north on 15A
Order of the Alhambra.
 
Location. 42° 56.742′ N, 77° 36.728′ W. Marker is in Lima, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Rush-Lima Road (New York State Route 15A) near Rochester Street (New York State Route 15A), in the median. Touch for map. The "intersection" is a fork in the road where both branches have the new name of the street. The road that crosses both of these about 1/10 mile north is Honeyoye Falls road no. 6. Marker is in this post office area: Lima NY 14485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kenneth B. Keating (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hallock House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Union Lodge No. 45 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Repulse Fire Co. (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gandichiragou (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ska-Hase-Ga-O (approx. 2.9 miles away); Honeoye Valley (approx. 4.9 miles away); Tuscaroras (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lima.
 
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1668-1709 Marker as seen facing north on 15A image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 29, 2012
3. 1668-1709 Marker as seen facing north on 15A
Complete 1668-1709 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 29, 2012
4. Complete 1668-1709 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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