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

Kish-A-Wa

 
 
Kish-A-Wa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Kish-A-Wa Marker
Inscription. First settlers in 1816; only village in 15 miles; home of many famous people; path of "Old Indian Trail"
 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 33.133′ N, 77° 58.7′ W. Marker is in Portage, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Main Street (County Route 7) 0.2 miles west of New York State Route 70, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on Main Street between NY Route 70 and Hunt's Hollow Road. Foliage hides it westward. Marker is in this post office area: Hunt NY 14846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. School Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deep Cut (approx. 1.7 miles away); "Nunda Valley" (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Nunda Soldiers' Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lock 42 (approx. 2.9 miles away); CCC Statue (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lower Falls Camp SP-49 (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portage.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Hidden Side Kish-A-Wa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Hidden Side Kish-A-Wa Marker
Westward, only the very left upper corner is not covered by foliage. See it?
Kish-A-Wa Marker View Towards NY Route 70 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Kish-A-Wa Marker View Towards NY Route 70
Bridge after the marker is over Keshequa Creek.
Kish-A-Wa Marker Hidden Westward View image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. Kish-A-Wa Marker Hidden Westward View
Marker is virtually invisable westward before the intersection with Hunter's Hollow Road.
Kish-A-Wa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Kish-A-Wa Marker
Perpendicular View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 29, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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