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1840 Church. . Built by First Presbyterian Society on land donated by Howland family. Farrand Kitchel, builder. Home to museum 1994. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElem…
Crusoe Island. Site of Crusoe Post Office until 1852. Home of Senator David H. Evans, 1837-1920. Stage relaying barns were located here. State Education Department 1935 var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1'…
When women first demanded "the elective franchise" or the right to vote at the 1848 convention, they secured their own and the Wesleyan Chapel's place in history. In 1908 this community and descendants of the convention's participants proudly unve…
Dedicated to the men and women from Seneca Falls who served their country in the Armed Forces. [Armed Services Emblems]
The Seneca River—the Cayuga Indians called it "Sha-Se-On-Se" or "Swift Waters". In Seneca Falls the Seneca River was a winding, rapid-filled waterway that became an important carrying place on the route from Albany to Geneva and on to the we…
The landscape in front of you looked vastly different in Elizabeth Cady Stanton's day. Instead of a serene lake, mills and factories lined the much narrower Seneca-Cayuga Canal and Seneca River. Canal boats plied the waterways; trains on the Aubur…
In grateful recognition of filmakers Ken Burns and Paul Barnes, the community of Seneca Falls dedicates Suffrage Park in tribute to the film "Not For Ourselves Alone" for bringing national focus to the birthplace of Women's Rights, and for their…
Enlisted in the war service April 25, 1861, was wounded May 14, 1864, taken prisoner June 15, 1864, suffered at Andersonville and other prisons, discharged from service March 2, 1866.
Cayuga Lake bridge made this the main route until the Erie Canal of 1822 and the railway of 1840
Nathaniel J. Potter, innkeeper blacksmith on Genesee Road, 1801-1808. His son, Henry S. Potter, lived here. 1st Pres. Western Union Telegraph, 1851