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9/21/1779. Burned by Col. Dearborn

Where: 42.85571 -76.74960 Skannayutenate

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  • Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Markers.pdf", p.100.

  • The Journal of Lieut. John L. Hardenbergh
    [157] SKANNAYUTENATE, a small village located about forty rods from the shore of the lake, on the south bank of Canoga creek, about half a mile north-east of present Canoga village. On the north bank of the creek, between the site of the old Indian town and the north and south road passing through Canoga, is said to be the birth-place of the renowned Seneca orator, Sagoyewatha or Red Jacket. Destroyed Sept. 21, 1779.

  • Wiki: List of New York State Historic Markers in Seneca County, New York
    Marker name: Canoga Creek, Location: On Nys 89 About1˝ Mi. North Of Canoga, City or Town: Fayette, Town Of, New York, Marker text: "Site Of The Indian Village Of Skannayutenate Red Jacket, The Indian Orator Was Born Here"

  • Canoga Creek
    Site of the Indian Village of Skannayutenate. Red Jacket, the Indian Orator was Born Here. 42° 51' 20.57832", -76° 44' 58.55604" (42.85571 -76.74960) Location basis

  • RevWar75 RevWar75
  • Sep 1779 listing. 7/19/1776 New York. Draw.

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