You ought to hear and listen to what we women shall speak; for we are the owners of this land, AND IT IS OURS! - Seneca Women
Another view of this remote mansion in the Mohawk Valley. Its predecessor was burned down in retaliation for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.
Burned in 1780
This mansion, a.k.a. Danascara Place, replaced one that was burned in the Spring of 1780 by Iroquois raiders in retaliation for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.
Burned in 1779
A lonely sign in the Lake Cayuga area attests to the destruction of Tichero, a forgotten Cayuga village, by the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.
Cayuga/Seneca County Line
County lines divide the land where footpaths once linked Senecas and Cayugas, before the coming of Sullivan -Clinton.
At the Source
Otsego’s waters still flow south (at you) into the Susquehanna. In 1779, they bore Clinton’s flotilla to join Sullivan at Iroquoia’s edge. With Indians remov...