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Branchport, New York Historical Markers

 
Beddoe Tract Marker image, Touch for more information
By Steve Stoessel
Beddoe Tract Marker
New York (Yates County), Branchport — Beddoe Tract
7000 acres bought in 1797 by John Beddoe, who added 600 acres for his home on the lake in 1798. He was "John Beddoe of Esperanza" — Map (db m139646) HM
New York (Yates County), Branchport — Bluff Point & Keuka Lake History
Names Tell a Story Keuka Lake’s distinctive “Y” shape led early European settlers to call it “Crooked Lake,” perhaps believing one of the Native American names for the lake, Keuka, meant “Crooked.” . . . — Map (db m139746) HM
New York (Yates County), Branchport — Red Jacket
Near this spot stood cabin home occupied by parents of noted Seneca chief Red Jacket, 1752. His mother's grave is here. — Map (db m139645) HM

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