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Red Jacket

 
 
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By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
1. Red Jacket Marker
Inscription. Sa-Co-ye-Wat-Ha (He keeps them awake) Died at Buffalo Creek January 20, 1830 aged 78 years. "When I am gone and my warnings are no longer heeded, the graft and avarice of the white man will prevail. My heart fails me when I think of my people, so soon to be scattered and forgotten"

Here rest Red Jacket's compatriots, first buried in the old Mission Cemetery, South Buffalo, thence removed to this spot Oct. 1894.

In memory of D-Ne-Ho-Geh-Weh Ely S. Parker Sachem Six Nations Military Sec 1863-65 Gen. Grant's Staff Brig. Gen. U.S.A. U.S. Com. Indian Affairs 1869-71 Born of Seneca parents 1828 Died Aug. 30, 1895

Go-Non-Da-Gie Destroy-Town

Gui-En-Gwah-Toh The Young King

Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha Red Jacket Died Jan. 20 1830 Aged 78 Years

Ca-On-Do-Wau-Na Captain Pollard

Jish-Ja-Ga Little Billy

In memory of Hut-Goh-So-Do-Neh Lewis Bennet known as "Deerfoot" the famous Seneca Indian Runner 1830-1896 Erected by members of the New York Athletic Club
 
Erected 1890 by New York Athletic Club & Buffalo Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 55.386′ N, 78° 51.956′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached
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By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
2. Red Jacket Marker (Quote)
from Main Street (New York State Route 5) near Delaware Avenue. Touch for map. Marker(s) are just inside the Main/Delaware entrance to Forest lawn Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Park Lane Condominium (approx. mile away); Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Monument Honors the Soldiers and Sailors (approx. 0.4 miles away); Commemoration for African American Soldiers of the American Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of Those Men and Women (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forest Lawn Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Honor the Memory of Our Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Red Jacket's Companions 1 of 4 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
3. Red Jacket's Companions 1 of 4
Red Jacket's Companions 2 of 4 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
4. Red Jacket's Companions 2 of 4
Red Jacket's Companions 3 of 4 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
5. Red Jacket's Companions 3 of 4
Red Jacket's Companions 4 of 4 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
6. Red Jacket's Companions 4 of 4
Red Jacket Marker (Complete) image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
7. Red Jacket Marker (Complete)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 23, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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