"Four Ton Cable" - Ellisburg, New York
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N 43° 45.658 W 076° 07.466
18T E 409488 N 4845938
Quick Description: This plaque is mounted in a large rock and is located between Ellisburg and Belleville, New York on Route 289.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/14/2009 8:27:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM5JQZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
Views: 33

Long Description:
This plaque designates the route taken by 200 local men from the Sandy Creek area, hauling a four ton ships cable to Lake Ontario at Sacketts Harbor. The plaque reads as follows:
"Route travelled by the men who carried the four-ton cable for the ship "Superior" twenty miles from Sandy Creek Battlefield to Sackets Harbor in June 1814."
This plaque was erected in 1930, by the New York State Society N.S.U.S., the Daughters of 1812, and by the State of New York.
Group that erected the marker: NYS NSUS, Daughters of 1812, and New York State

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Intersection of Route 289 and Lee Road
Ellisburg, NY USA
13636


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