Captain Daniel Shays

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7044-7052 W Swamp Rd
Conesus, NY 14435
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Union Cemetery
Here is buried Captain Daniel Shays
Served in the revolution
Leader of Shays’ rebellion


State Education Department 1938

What was there

Union Cemetery.

What is there now

Union Cemetery, closed to new burials.

More information

Sign by the Ganeasos History Keepers:

Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays
Captain Shays served with the Continental Army, and was the leader of Shay’s Rebellion in Massachusetts.
Shay’s Rebellion had a lasting effect on the framing of our Country’s Constitution, and history of the United States.
Captain Shays was a true patriot, who in 1814 came to live in Scottsburg, New York until his death.

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We would like to thank the following for helping us with this entry:
Kyle Hobart & Kelly Lucero

  • One way
  • Shays' grave - last name misspelled on headstone. :o(
  • Sons of the American Revolution marker

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