Ganondagan State Historic Site

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Ganondagan State Historic Site


Location:Southeast of Rochester in Victor.
Facilities:Picnic area, interpretive trails, visitor center (é), gift shop, scenic views, gardens.
Activities:Hiking, self-guided tours, group tours (2 weeks advance reservation required).
Special Features:Site of a major 17th-century Seneca town and palisaded granary and the only New York state historic site dedicated to interpreting Native American life. Interpretive signs mark trails where visitors can learn about Iroquois customs and beliefs, about the significance of plant life to the Seneca, and about Fort Hill (the granary) and historic events that occurred there. A replica of a traditional Seneca longhouse is open to the public.
Address:1488 Victor-Bloomfield Rd
Victor, NY 14564

Phone:585-924-5848
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=10
Size: 535 acres.

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Governor Cuomo today announced the opening of the new $15 million Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site.
The educational, recreational and tourism destination will guide visitors inside the living culture, natural world and art of the Seneca located at their original homeland at Ganondagan.
In the Orientation Theater, visitors will enjoy the first-ever live action and animated film of The Iroquois Creation Story a collaborative project among Ganondagan, Rochester Institute of Technology, Iroquois Social Dancers and Garth Fagan Dancers.
The Seneca refer to Ganondagan as the Town of Peace.
Located on 500+ acres, Ganondagan State Historic Site was declared a National Landmark in 1964 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.
In the 1970s, he continued reviving pre-historic pottery techniques, earning him several important commissions, including a 3-foot bronze sculpture for the Ganondagan State Historic Site, in Victor, New York and a monumental bronze for the Summit County Historical Society, in Akron, Ohio.
ANNUAL GANONDAGAN WINTER FESTIVAL & ARTS MARKET
This event is held every summer at the Ganondagan Historical site located near Victor, in upstate New York.
This event is held annually at the Ganondagan Native American historical site in upstate New York near Victor, Ontario County.
Peter Jemison, Site Manager of Ganondagan Historical site, himself a Seneca, collaborated on the initial effort with Jeannette Miller, Mohawk, and Marcheta "Marky" Davidson, Seneca, who planned this initial event.
Walking the peaceful early morning trails of Ganondagan and stretching the body is necessary after a night of sleeping on the ground.
ANNUAL ABORIGINAL GANONDAGAN CONSULTATION WINTER FOR INDUSTRY FESTIVAL AND Dec.