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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Terrance is a member of Friends of Ganondagan and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.
As points of comparison, subsequent articles in the series intend to offer yet another perspective on TEK by featuring Native-run art centers like Ganondagan's Seneca Art & Culture Center (Ganondagan 2017) in Rochester, New York.
October 24, 2015 was a picturesque day: the yellow aspen leaves fluttered in the wind and a clear blue sky shone above the light gray cedar facade of the new Seneca Art & Culture Center at the Ganondagan (gaNONdagan) State Historic Site in Victor, NY, just south of Rochester.
Information on wampum belt history and usage can be found at the Friends of Ganondagan website, ganondagan.org/Learning/Wampum, hosted by the Seneca Peoples of the Six Nations Iroquois, New York State.
The center allows the non-profit Friends of Ganondagan, in partnership with New York State, to present year-round exhibitions, programs, and events that tell the story of Seneca and Iroquois contributions to North American art, culture, and society over the last 2,000 years.
Not far from Seneca Falls is a surprising women's history must-see: the Iroquois White Corn and Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site (ganondagan.org/sacc).
Governor Cuomo today announced the opening of the new $15 million Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site.
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
In the past students have visited Ganondagan, the site of a seventeenth-century Seneca town destroyed by the French in 1687.
This event is held every summer at the Ganondagan Historical site located near Victor, in upstate New York.
Even a dignified state-funded show of antique artifacts from the Ganondagan site in New York State was disclaimed in 1986 by its Iroquois advisers because most of the objects had, over many years, been taken from the graves.