Seneca Falls in Seneca County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Welcome to Seneca Falls
The Birthplace of Women’s Rights
Welcome to Seneca Falls, where its roots run deep and strong. The community has evolved over three centuries into the Historic gateway to the Finger Lakes since our founding in 1829. The best of our heritage remains today – a strong work ethic, a family-centered community, and an intense respect for the amazing beauty and resources that encompass and surround Seneca Falls.
Today you can visit our local museums and parks to discover our incredible history including visitation by Jesuit missionaries in the 17th century through the immense growth of technology due to vast water resources and the railroad together with astounding social movement and reform including the birth of the women’s rights movement and the Underground Railroad.
Location. 42° 54.63′ N, 76° 47.983′ W. Marker is in Seneca Falls, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is on Fall Street (U.S. 20) just west of Mynderse Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Fall Street, Seneca Falls NY 13148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Convention For Woman’s Rights (within shouting First Woman’s Rights Convention (within shouting distance of this marker); Onward to the Vote (within shouting distance of this marker); A Courageous Call for Equal Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Historic Business District (within shouting distance of this marker); Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Women's Rights National Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca Falls.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Women •
More. Search the internet for Welcome to Seneca Falls.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 16 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.