Victor in Ontario County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Ceremonial Year
The Ceremonial Year begins with the Midwinter festival. A time of renewal lasting nine days, it is at the center of Seneca ceremonies. Following Midwinter, the Seneca acknowledge in turn the Maple, the Sun, the Thunderers, the Seeds, the Strawberry, and the String Bean, the Green Corn and the Harvest. The Seneca refer to these as Ceremonials of Thanksgiving.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Native Americans.
Location. 42° 57.764′ N, 77° 24.836′ W. Marker is in Victor, New York, in Ontario County. Marker can be reached from Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victor NY 14564, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women's Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanuwane (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clearing (within shouting distance of this marker); Jikonhsaseh (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gayanessha'gowa (about 400 feet away); Spring (about 400 feet away); Haudenosaunee (about 400 feet away); Seneca Women as Horticulturalists (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victor.
Also see . . . Ganondagan - NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on November 9, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.