George Tillinghast Manor is now listed on the New York State and National Register of Historic Places as “The Jones House”. Read more about the listing in the National Historic Registry
Peter and Mary Whitmer Farm was where the Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints was organized on April 6, 1830. Located at 1451 Aunkst Road, Waterloo, NY It opens at 9am year around. Contact 315-539- 2552
Sampson Memorial Museum, honoring World War II Veterans is in Sampson State Park in Romulus, NY. A portion is dedicated to the Navy which operated it as a training center for over 400,00 sailors from 1942-1946.
Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery is part of the 162-acre former Sampson Naval Training Station and Sampson Air Force Base. This is the final resting place for the veterans of the WWII, Korea and Vietnam War veterans and their eligible dependents.
National Memorial Day Museum features extensive exhibits on the establishing a Federal Holiday to remember those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The Civil War had torn our nation apart and Henry C Wells proposed that a commemoration be held to honor their sacrifice. On May 5, 1866 the first Memorial Day was held. The Museum is located at 35 East Main St. Waterloo, NY. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Thursday through Saturday, noon to 5 pm
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House at 32 Washington St in Seneca Falls was called the “Center of the Rebellion” She was a determined advocate and unwavering voice for full rights of citizenship for women and nothing less. She led the first woman’s rights convention to publicly discuss injustices.
Women’s Rights National Historic Park tells the story of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19, 1848. It is a story of the struggles of women to win the right to vote and establish all citizens equal rights. 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. Located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls, it is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm except for holidays.
The Women’s Hall of Fame is located around the corner at 1 Canal Street from the Historic Park. There are 303 Inductees to the Hall of Fame which is an official Path Through History site. It is the nation’s oldest membership organization dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the achievements of great American women.
Seneca Produce Auction is the definition of farm to table. Amish Family Farms are dotted throughout the area. Early the day of the auction, Amish and Mennonite farmers pick their produce and flowers to be sold that morning at the auction. They load them on horse drawn wagons and bring them to 2295 Yerkes Road, Romulus NY. We would enjoy having you accompany us to the auction on Tuesday or Friday morning at 10 am where we purchase the vegetables that we don’t grow ourselves. Our raised beds are planted with heirloom tomatoes, kale, garlic, broccoli, squash and herbs. We also have fruit trees, a strawberry patch, and yummy red and black raspberries.
Visit the Courthouse Complex just steps down Main Street in Ovid from the Manor. The three unique circa 1845 Greek Revival structures are listed on the Nation Historic Registry. Affectionately known as the Three Bears, Papa Bear is open for tours and community events. Mama Bear is the Tourism Center with information about Seneca County and the wider Finger Lakes. On Fridays in the summer, you can enjoy the Farmers Market on the park like grounds and borrow one of our folding chairs to listen to the free concerts that are held in the Gazebo.