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Cayuga Pay $800K for 23 Acres In Union Springs

Cayuga tribe closes deal on 23-acre purchaseThe Cayuga Indian Nation of New York’s land holdings in the Union Springs area continue to grow. The tribe announced Tuesday that it has closed on a deal to buy about 23 contiguous acres off Route 90 that overlook Cayuga Lake. About half of the land falls in the village at its southern border, and the other half lies in the town of Springport.“We’re just going to keep buying land to restore our homeland,’’ tribal spokesman Clint Halftown said.The most recent purchase upped the tribe’s total land holdings in both Cayuga and Seneca counties to about 180 acres.

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