Red Jacket

Red Jacket (HMWYX)

Location: West Seneca, NY 14224 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 49.925', W 78° 44.638'

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"Sa-go-ye-wat-ha"

Seneca Chief Red Jacket (ca. 1758-1830) lived in a cabin on this site when this area was part of the Buffalo Creek Reservation. Known for his great oratory and keen mind, Red Jacket was an eloquent advocate for the preservation of the Seneca way of life and the retention of indigenous lands. Belonging to the Wolf Clan, his Indian name means "He Keeps Them Awake".
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByWest Seneca Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 7:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 684389 N 4744636
Decimal Degrees42.83208333, -78.74396667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 49.925', W 78° 44.638'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 49' 55.50" N, 78° 44' 38.28" W
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Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4300-4306 Seneca St, West Seneca NY 14224, US
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