“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Canandaigua, New York

Clickable Map of Ontario County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Ontario County, NY (157) Livingston County, NY (159) Monroe County, NY (394) Seneca County, NY (92) Steuben County, NY (100) Wayne County, NY (155) Yates County, NY (37)  OntarioCounty(157) Ontario County (157)  LivingstonCounty(159) Livingston County (159)  MonroeCounty(394) Monroe County (394)  SenecaCounty(92) Seneca County (92)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  WayneCounty(155) Wayne County (155)  YatesCounty(37) Yates County (37)
Canandaigua is the county seat for Ontario County
Canandaigua is in Ontario County
      Ontario County (157)  
      Livingston County (159)  
      Monroe County (394)  
      Seneca County (92)  
      Steuben County (100)  
      Wayne County (155)  
      Yates County (37)  
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1New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 200 Years of Peace and Friendship
November 11 Canandaigua Pickering Treaty 1794 - 1994 Solemn agreements were renewed between the United States of America and the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations of Indians). U.S.A. Representative Congresswoman Louise Slaughter conveyed a message, . . . Map (db m63998) HM
2New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Austin StewardMan of Integrity 1793 - February 15, 1869
1793 - Born a slave in Prince William County, Virginia and brought to Sodus and Bath, New York where he self emancipated by flight. With the assistance from the Quaker community he gained legal freedom to become a great abolitionist, . . . Map (db m142211) HM
3New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Blue & White Garden
The Blue & White Garden was also called the “Intimate Garden” by Mary Clark Thompson. Constructed in 1912, it was the first of three garden rooms designed by Mary Clark Thompson’s landscape architect John Handrahan and was built adjacent to the . . . Map (db m135674) HM
4New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Boathouse History
The City Pier was built in 1848, and the first boathouses were built during the 1850s. Simple wooden boathouses contained mostly small skiffs while larger ones housed sculling shells, sailing and steam yachts. By 1888, over eighty boathouses were . . . Map (db m63990) HM
5New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Canandaigua
Canandaigua Indian village destroyed by Sullivan 1779 Map (db m125524) HM
6New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — City of CanandaiguaHistory Happened Here — The Business District —
1789-1820's When Canandaigua was founded in 1789, Downtown served as the location at the land office for the Phelps-Gorham Purchase. The Downtown also served as a commercial center for new settlers and as a stopover for travelers in . . . Map (db m64554) HM
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7New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Granger Homestead
Home of Gideon Granger Postmaster Gen. in cabinets of Jefferson & Madison resident here 1814-1822Map (db m63987) HM
8New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Haudenosaunee Family
To the families of the Seneca Nation, the Haudenosaunee who first inhabited this region and lived quietly leaving a rich heritage of spirituality, language, culture and trade. A tribute to the birthplace of the Onondowahgah, the people of the . . . Map (db m146469) HM
9New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Historic Canandaigua Public Square
Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, developers who purchased most of Western New York in 1789, made Canandaigua the seat of Ontario County, which was later divided into thirteen counties. They donated this "Village Green" with the stipulation . . . Map (db m64555) HM
10New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Japanese Garden
This hill and water style garden was created in 1906. Within a period of just six months, landscape designer K. Wadamori and seven workmen from Japan transformed a hillside into a traditional Japanese landscape, using ponds, streams, hills, stones, . . . Map (db m135683) HM
11New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Japanese Garden & Tea House
Over a six-month period in 1906, a crew of seven Japanese workers led by landscape designer K. Wadamori, sculpted what was previously a one-acre apple orchard into an authentic Japanese Garden. They transformed a gently-sloping lawn into a garden . . . Map (db m135682) HM
12New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Moonlight Garden
The Moonlight Garden was the last and smallest of three garden rooms that landscape architect John Handrahan designed and built for Mary Clark Thompson, probably in 1916. Located near the mansion, it was surrounded by an oval-shaped hedge. His plans . . . Map (db m135676) HM
13New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Old-Fashioned Garden
This garden, planted in 1905, features a large assortment of blooming flowers, which can be found here from early spring into the fall months. The floral picture continually changes. The pattern for this garden is a quincunx, which is a geometric . . . Map (db m135679) HM
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14New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Pansey Garden
The 60-foot by 60-foot Pansy Garden was designed in 1913 by landscape architect John Handrahan. It was the second of three garden rooms he created near the mansion between 1911 and 1916 for Mark Clark Thompson. Visitors entered the garden from the . . . Map (db m135675) HM
15New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 732 — Patriot Burials
Hunn Cemetery Burials as early as ca. 1799. Twelve Revolutionary War veterans interred here 1801-1849.Map (db m185745) HM
16New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Rock Garden
This garden evolved over a number of years from three distinct gardens, namely, the Rock, Wild, and Lily, which were completed around 1911. The uppermost level is where the summerhouse sits. In 1914, the second phase expanded the garden with an . . . Map (db m135681) HM
17New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United StatesMap (db m61893) HM
18New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 179 — Sonnenberg Gardens
Sonnenberg Gardens has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m157803) HM
19New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — Squaw Island
The Island beyond this pier is known as Squaw Island, the smallest State Park in New York State. This area is the birth place of the Seneca Indian Nation, Keepers of the Western Gate of the Iroquois League. According to legend, the wives and . . . Map (db m61906) HM
20New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — The Last General Council of the United States
The Last General Council of the United States with the Iroquois Confederacy was held in Canandaigua, and the resultant treaty was signed November 11, 1794, by U.S. Agent Timothy Pickering Sachems and Warriors Farmer's Brother Cornplanter, Red . . . Map (db m63999) HM
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21New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — The Peacock House/Aviary
This structure, the last remaining portion of the Aviary Complex, served as the Peacock House. The original cluster of buildings included the Jay, Pheasant, and Parrot Houses as well as an aviary connected to a vast flying cage 30 feet high and 50 . . . Map (db m135680) HM
22New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 254 — World War IISite of Aerial Observation Post 1942-1944 established by Army.
Local volunteers, supervised by Grace Bigham, watched for enemy aircraft.Map (db m204511) HM
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Jan. 26, 2023