Genesee Falls in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nancy Jemison Log Cabin
She lived 78 years of her life as a captive and adopted member of the Senecas, during which time she became the wife of Chief Hiokatoo, and gained great influence in their councils.
Location. 42° 35.156′ N, 78° 2.554′ W. Marker is in Genesee Falls, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker can be reached from Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is affixed to the cabin. The cabin is on the Council Grounds in Letchworth State Park. The access road to the Council Grounds is off the main Park Road at the southern end of the park, north of the Glen Iris Inn. Marker is in this post office area: Castile NY 14427, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To the Memory of Mary Jemison (a few steps from this marker); This Ancient Seneca Council House (a few steps from this marker); Mary Jemison (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Seneca Council Grounds (within shouting distance The Council Grounds Ca. 1907...and Under Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Memory of William Pryor Letchworth (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Genesee Valley Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Pryor Letchworth 1823 - 1910 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genesee Falls.
Also see . . .
1. Letchworth State Park - New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on August 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Mary Jemison - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Mary Jemison or Dehgewanus - Letchworth State Park History. Glimpses of the Past. People, Places, and Things in Letchworth State Park History (Submitted on August 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Peace • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary •
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