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Montezuma Historical Society
Mentz Church and McDonald Roads Montezuma NY 13117
( Museums & Related Organizations)
The Montezuma Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the area. Programs are offered seasonally between May and October at the 1825 Historic Mentz Church in Montezuma, NY. The church, leased by the Society is owned by the Town of Montezuma for use as a chapel, exhibits and tours by appointment. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm at the Historic Mentz Church (May-October) and the Montezuma Town Hall (November-April). Historic Erie Canal sites walking tours are featured in the Montezuma Heritage Park along scenic nature trails. ...Site ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.995671,-76.67676

Historic Marker: COL. COMFORT TYLER
On Cor. North Rte. 31 Montezuma NY
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Col. Comfort Tyler 1764-1827 Revolutionary Soldier, Col. In War Of 1812, Surveyor, Engineer Salt Maker. Settled Here In 1811 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: MONTEZUMA
In Montezuma By Hotel Montezuma NY
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Montezuma Named From The Aztec Emperors. Town Formed From Mentz In 1859. Village Incorporated In 1866 ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: OLD ERIE CANAL
On Old Canal By Rte. 90 Montezuma NY
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Old Erie Canal Completed From Utica To Here 1819. The "MONTEZUMA" Built Here Was The First Boat On The Canal. Took Passengers To Syracuse 1820 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SALT SPRINGS
On Old Canal By Rte. 90 Montezuma NY
(Historic Marker)
Salt Springs Chief Supply For Indians. Later Extensively Developed By Early Settlers Privately And With State Aid ...Time Period Prehistoric ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SQUAGONNA
Near Bridge Over Seneca River Montezuma NY
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Squagonna Aboriginal Name For "PARADISE Of Musquitoes" The River Was Tiohero "RIVER Of Rushes" ...Time Period Prehistoric ...Search ...Map

Historic Mentz Church
Mentz Church Road Montezuma NY 13117
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