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.

See other parks in New York.
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Governor Cuomo today announced the opening of the new $15 million Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site.
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.
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb said, The opening of the Seneca Art & Cultural Center at the Ganondagan State Historic Site affords visitors a unique opportunity to immerse in the rich history of the Iroquois Confederacy.