First Campfire Site (Cuyler, NY)
Backstory and Context
The campfire site is one of the oldest sites in Cuyler, New York its located near the Cuyler cemetery but no exact location is known just a relatively close location. The most famous Cuyler pioneers held and attend this camp fire. This camp fire was held to make peace between the new settlers and the Native Americans who called that land home. After the fire the Native Americans helped the people of Cuyler get started and show them the ways of the land. The camp fire was the most important fire at the time because it brought two different ways of life together. Who knew a camp fire would start a new civilization. Like not knowing the exact location of the fire, not much is know about what actually went on there.
By: Cole Biggins, Kevin Kennedy, & Connor Hill
All information was obtained through books from the Cortland Historical Society
Elizabeth Wavle-Brown, Cortland, NY, (c)2018