Gandougarae

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6432-6610 Buffalo Rd
Bloomfield, NY 14469
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Gandougarae
Town of captive Hurons stood here. Destroyed by Denonville July 17, 1687. Earliest Christian community in Genesee Country

Erected

By the State Education Department – 1936

What was there

A small settlement of Christian Huron (Wyandot), held captive by the Seneca. The settlement was also known as St Michel.

What is there now

Rural homes, Rt.5&20.

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Posted: April 23, 2012

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Category: Finger Lakes, Locations, Ontario County

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  1. jswap says:

    The details say the location is “Genesee County” but that is incorrect; Bloomfield is in Ontario County. The sign says Genesee COUNTRY, which I believe is what inspired the error.

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