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Near this spot stood cabin home occupied by parents of noted Seneca Chief Red Jacket, 1752.
His mother’s grave is here.
State Education Department — 1932
What was there
Residence of the parents of Native American Seneca orator and chief of the Wolf Clan.
What is there now
The former residence, a small cabin, no longer exists. On this site is Red Jacket’s mother’s grave and a stone monument. The immediate area is residential, and Rt 54A passes through.
- Wikipedia article about Red Jacket
- Although the location of his former childhood home is known, his actual birthplace is under dispute.
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H.W. Fritzke Jr.