1842 - Seneca Indians removed from homelands

The Seneca Indians had a long history of alliances with both the British and the Americans. In the end, their loyalty would be rewarded by forced removal from their homelands to 'wilderness' lands west of the Alleghney mountains

Seneca Indians are moved to the Allegheny and Cattaraugus reservations.

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