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  Cayuga County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Cayuga Lake, on the western border, is 387 ft. above tide, and along nearly its whole extent in the co. the land slopes beautifully and evenly upward from its surface to the summits of the ridges.
It lies upon Cayuga Lake, near the center of the W. border of the co. Its surface is undulating, with a slight inclination toward the N. and W. Owasco Outlet flows through the N. corner; and upon its course are several fine mill privileges.
For a great number of years the Cayuga bridge was considered one of the greatest public improvements in the State, and it was taken as the dividing line between the E. and W. The bridge was abandoned in 1857; and the lake is now crossed by a ferry.
members.aol.com /gendata54/cayuga.html   (9685 words)

 Cayuga County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cayuga County was formed in 1799 by the splitting of Onondaga County.
Cayuga County is located in the west central part of the state, in the Finger Lakes region.
Owasco Lake is in the center of the county, and Cayuga Lake forms part of the western boundary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cayuga_County,_New_York   (899 words)

 Cayuga - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cayuga, Native Americans of the Iroquoian language family and of the Northeast culture area, and one of the original tribes of the Iroquois...
Cayuga Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of central New York State.
Cayuga Lake lies on the boundary between Cayuga and Seneca counties, and extends...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Cayuga.html   (117 words)

 Cayuga County
Cayuga was formed from Onondaga in 1799; but other counties have since been taken from it.
The principal streams are the Salmon and Fall creeks, tributaries of the Cayuga lake; the inlet and the outlet of the Owasco lake, and the Seneca river, which is the eventual recipient of all these waters.
The Cayuga lake, which forms a large part of the western boundary, is a beautiful sheet of water, 36 miles long, and from 1 to 4 broad.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ny/county/cayuga   (354 words)

 Coast Guard Cutter Cayuga
It is believed that the presence of Cayuga in her capacity as a Coast Guard vessel did much to allay the suspicion that the rival factions had of warships in general.
The fortunate location of Cayuga at the outbreak of hostilities and her prompt dispatch to San Sebastian were important factors in assuring the safety of Americans and foreign diplomats at that place.
The landing party of Cayuga showed good judgment in their contacts with the Spanish military forces ashore, and were to be commended for the efficient accomplishment of a delicate mission.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/WEBCUTTERS/Cayuga_1932.html   (2790 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Cayuga is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 287 and Farm Road 59, five miles east of the Trinity River in northwestern Anderson County.
Cayuga remained a small farming community until 1934, when the Tidewater Oil Company brought in the discovery well of a new field, the J. Edens No. 1.
Cayuga became a oil boomtown almost overnight, and by 1936 it reported a population of 1,000 and fifteen business.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/CC/hnc29.html   (479 words)

 Cayuga Lake Watershed Overall Description
Cayuga Lake's natural beauty is captivating, from its southern headwaters, which form some of the region's most spectacular gorges and waterfalls, to its northern outlet at the beautiful Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.
Cayuga Lake's watershed is the largest of the Finger Lakes, covering 785 square miles (approximately 500,000 acres) of agricultural, residential, industrial, and forest land (
Cayuga Lake is the longest, widest and one of the deepest of the eleven Finger Lakes, being 38.2 miles long, 1.75 miles wide (average width) and up to 435 feet deep.
www.cayugawatershed.org /watershed.html   (616 words)

 Cayuga Nature Center Compost Project: Methodology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Cayuga Nature Center's tractor is used to plow snow for access to the site, mow to reduce weed seed contamination and move screened compost into storage for bagging.
The Cayuga Nature Center also has summer camps where children are taught the basics of this type of large scale composting as well as backyard composting in hopes that some of this information will filter home to their parents or carry on in the children's minds to be drawn on in the future.
Cayuga Nature Center did not have a market or a need established for the end product, so headway is being made in marketing and the economics from this will be available after the spring 2000 sale of compost.
www.cayuganaturecenter.org /compost/methodology.htm   (9363 words)

 Cayuga, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cayuga is the name of a village in the province of Ontario, Canada located where Ontario King's Highway #3 (the Talbot Trail) crosses the Grand River.
It is named after the Cayuga, one of the Six Nations of the Grand River Indians who were awarded land in the area for siding with the British in the War of 1812.
Harriet Tubman's nephew Lorne Barnes was the barber in Cayuga and was held out to the still enslaved as an example of the success to be found by escaping to Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cayuga,_Ontario   (687 words)

 Cayuga Lake - theithacajournal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Cayuga Lake is classified as mesotrophic by the DEC and other limnologists, meaning that it supports a moderate amount of algae, plants and other aquatic life forms and has somewhat unclear water.
Cayuga Lake, part of the chain of Finger Lakes with unique glacial origins and striking geologic features, is the longest and second-deepest of the Finger Lakes.
"The water quality in Cayuga Lake is very high in an absolute sense, as well as compared to other lakes in its category, especially given everything that the lake is used for, from boating to fishing, sewage dumping to the water supply," she said.
www.theithacajournal.com /communities/cayugalake/ecology.html   (1601 words)

 Native American Society
The Cayuga joined with the Seneca, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk and Tuscarora as the junior member of the League of Six Nations, or Iroquois Confederacy.
Before the addition of the Cayuga to make six nations, the high chiefs of the original five decided on a set of laws and customs that would govern the Six Nations.
Later the state made two payments and then stopped paying on the grounds the Cayuga were living on another tribe's land or were out of the country in Canada.
thewildwest.org /interface/index.php?action=197   (589 words)

 Syracuse.com: Central New York News
A Laceyville, Pa., man's indictment by a Cayuga County grand jury was handed up Thursday in County Court for his alleged involvement in the burglary of a south-county farm for the purposes of stealing a fertilizer used in the making of illegal drugs.
The state is appealing the Cayuga Indian land claim case to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan.
Peter J. Pinckney, the former Cayuga County sheriff who resigned in January, is due in court today to begin the process for having his criminal case tried before a jury.
www.syracuse.com /news/cayugaedition.ssf   (896 words)

 Cayuga Lake - theithacajournal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Seneca and Cayuga Indians who used to live around the lake interpreted the sounds as drums of their ancestors, the outward expression of evil spirits or as signals from the God of Thunder.
Cayuga Lake may hold the answer to a murder committed by one of Tompkins County's most famous criminals, Edward Rulloff.
The article retold the story of an Ithacan who was driving along the lake's east shore with a friend when he saw what he knew must be the large, long sea serpent, although a "tramp," who had also seen the creature, later told a Journal reporter that he believed it was actually a muskrat.
www.theithacajournal.com /communities/cayugalake/legends.html   (1572 words)

 Profile of Cayuga, part of Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada
Cayuga offers affordable housing, good schools, four churches, excellent shopping services and other amenities that are drawing people to the community as permanent residents.
While visiting Cayuga, be sure to enjoy a picnic in the pavilion next to the river.
Cayuga is also home to auto-racing venues that regularly draw thousands of spectators.
www.tourismhaldimand.com /profile/cayuga.html   (243 words)

 Cayuga International Speedway
Cayuga Speedway was a very large part of my youth and helped make me into the dedicated race fan I am today.
Bob Senneker visited victory lane at Cayuga many times in his storied career.One occasion was the premiere running of the Maple Leaf 250 in 1971.
In 1983 when Alan Kulwicki came to Cayuga with the ASA he already had two victoriesion the series and had finished 3'rd in the ASA standings the previous year.
www.stock-car-racing.net /Cayuga.htm   (1213 words)

 Cayuga Lake views
Cayuga Lake can be quite dramatic early mornings in winter: here are two images shot on December 9, 2002 between about 8 AM and 8:40 AM as the sun rose above the hills, looking south on the lake towards Ithaca, ten miles distant at base of the lake.
Formed during the last ice age, Cayuga is about 40 miles long (you are seeing the lower quarter of it) and is at the lowest altitude of all the finger lakes (about 384 feet above sea level).
This is a view looking west from the east side of Cayuga lake at sunset in early January, 2000.
www.warmus.com /cayuga_lake_views.htm   (770 words)

 Cayuga Lake Watershed Intermunicipal Organization
The Cayuga Lake Watershed Management Plan project is being funded by the NYS Department of State’s Division of Coastal Resources through the State’s Environmental Protection Fund.
The CNY RPDB is a four-county agency jointly organized in 1966 by the legislative bodies of Cayuga, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties.
The Cayuga Lake Watershed encompasses a land area of approximately 461,000 acres, including 6 counties, 44 towns, villages and cities, and over 120,000 residents.
www.cayugawatershed.org /history/io_history2.html   (2333 words)

 Domestic Waterfowl Club... CayugaDucks
The Cayuga duck is making a terrific comeback, both in terms of the numbers being shown, and in the high quality one sees at the shows.
Cayugas are also extremely hardy, taking the most severe Northern Winters in their stride.
Cayuga females are excellent layers, some years being the first duck to lay in the spring, and many times laying in the fall of their 'pullet' year if on good feed.
www.domestic-waterfowl.co.uk /cayuga.htm   (1597 words)

 About Cayuga Community College
A unit of the State University of New York, Cayuga is a two-year community college sponsored by Cayuga County and governed by a 10-member board of trustees.
The College's Auburn campus is located in the city of Auburn in Cayuga County, the heart of the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York.
Cayuga County, which encompasses 700 square miles and is bordered on the north by Lake Ontario, has most of its industrial development centered in Auburn, the county seat, with the surrounding area largely farming country.
www.cayuga-cc.edu /about   (456 words)

 Cayuga Lake Watershed Network: News and Events, Morehouse Award Winners 2003
Sylvia Hurlbut and Patterson Farms both of Cayuga County, NY were honored as the first recipients of The David Morehouse Memorial Award, presented at Lakefest.
The Cayuga Lake Watershed Characterization detailed what is known about this area and the Restoration and Protection Plan set forth strategies and established priorities for protecting the watershed.
Bob Ingraham of Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation said, "They are progressive, always paying attention and trying to do what's right for the environment even though it can be expensive." Farm practices that protect the water quality can place a burden on a sector that historically has had a small profit margin.
www.cayugalake.org /news/Morehouse_award_03.php   (608 words)

Cayuga Lake, the longest of the Finger Lakes, is just under 40 miles long, is 3
In addition to the Cayuga Inlet at Ithaca, five tributaries at the southern end feed the lake: Cascadilla Creek, Fall Creek, Salmon Creek, Six-Mile Creek and Taughannock Creek.
Cayuga Lake outlets into the Seneca and Cayuga Canal, which joins the northern ends of Seneca and Cayuga Lakes.
www.fingerlakes.com /cayuga.htm   (158 words)

 Cayuga Nature Center: Press Kit
Cayuga Nature Center (CNC) was incorporated in 1983 to provide environmental education to area schools and the general public.
Cayuga Nature Center offers five miles of trails, free and open to the public 365 days a year for walking, birding and nature interpretation.
Cayuga Nature Center properties offer simple interpretive exhibits along the trails, in the lodge and at the farm.
www.cayuganaturecenter.org /presskit   (664 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
The Cayuga, an eighty-eight-ton side-wheeler, was built in 1832 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
The Cayuga had one deck, two boilers, a high-compression engine, a cabin on deck, a plain head, and a pointed stern.
She operated on the Brazos River during the fall of 1834 under the command of Capt. William P. Harris and ascended the river as high as Washington.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/CC/qtc1.html   (748 words)

 Cayuga Language (Gayogohono)
Cayuga is an Iroquoian language of the Northeast Woodlands.
Between one and two hundred Cayuga people still speak the language today, most in Ontario (though there are still a few Cayuga-speaking elders in New York State.) The language has been in decline, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
Cayuga history is interesting and important, but the Cayugas are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
www.native-languages.org /cayuga.htm   (318 words)

 GORP - Cayuga Lake - Finger Lakes
Cayuga is the longest of the five major Finger Lakes.
Within Cayuga Lake is Frontenac Island, known for its northern pike population and good fishing.It is one of two major Finger Lake islands.
Cayuga didn't forget the panfisherman with its perch, bluegill, crappie, rockbass, bullhead and others.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/ny/finger/cayuga.htm   (574 words)

 The Cayuga Lake Defense Fund - Citizen's Guide to
Water quality in the southern portion of Cayuga Lake is already impaired due to a combination of point-source pollution discharges from publicly owned wastewater treatment plants as well as non-point source discharges from uncontrolled stormwater and agricultural runoff as well as streambank and roadbank erosion.
Portions of southern Cayuga Lake are already choked with weeds and algae during the summer and fall.
Existing water pollution problems in southern Cayuga Lake and each of its major tributaries were cataloged by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation when the Priority Waterbodies List for the Oswego-Seneca-Oneida River Basin was published in 1996.
www.cldf.org /tt_981216/chap3.html   (753 words)

In 1980 the Cayuga Indians filed a claim in Federal District Court alleging that the sale of the land by the Cayuga Indians to the State of New York in 1795 and 1807 was illegal because the United States Congress didn't ratify the sale.
The Cayuga Indians accepted payment and moved away from the area seeking new land and food sources as is customary with nomadic tribes.
That decision is why the State of New York, the counties of Cayuga and Seneca, and their residents are burdened with court costs and the stress concerning validity of title to lands that were bought in good faith over 200 years ago.
www.upstate-citizens.org /cayugaclaim.htm   (1962 words)

 Cayuga Wooden Boatworks - Home page
These professional facilities, along with a well-trained and competent staff, insure the high level of expert craftsmanship and quality that has long been the benchmark in boat building and repair.
Established in 1991, Cayuga Wooden Boatworks began as a small operation, traveling from marina to marina, repairing one boat at a time.
Cayuga Wooden Boatworks is now conveniently located at both ends of Cayuga Lake, in Ithaca and Cayuga.
www.cayugawoodenboatworks.com   (347 words)

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