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Canoeists row along Mohawk to mark Dutch-Indian treaty

Mabee Farm event to celebrate accord of 400 years ago

Hickory Edwards of the Onondaga Turtle Clan works on the canoe he built to participate in the Two Row Wampum Treaty Campaign, which stops at the Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction next Saturday.
Photographer: Mike Greenlar/Syracuse Post Standard
Hickory Edwards of the Onondaga Turtle Clan works on the canoe he built to participate in the Two Row Wampum Treaty Campaign, which stops at the Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction next Saturday.
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Local history buffs like to point out that the Mabee Farm, with what is generally recognized as the oldest house in the Mohawk Valley, never came under Indian attack. It’s a testament to a long and peaceful relationship between the Europeans who settled this part of the “New World” in the 17th century and the indigenous peoples who were here before them. With that kind of history, The Mabee Farm is also a perfect spot ...

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