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Cornplanter's Pipe Tomahawk

Last Updated by Eric Hoppel on

Cornplanter was a leader of the Seneca nation around the time of the American Revolution. After the war, he entered into treaties with the newly formed United States. George Washington gave him a pipe tomahawk, which was later purchased by the New York State Museum. It was stolen about 70 years ago, but has now been returned.

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Facts and Faction

Last Updated by Eric Hoppel on

There is a very rare piece of American history on display in our area. This piece of our past has lessons for our present.

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