At this point in 1828, water from Seneca Lake was first released into the newly constructed Cayuga-Seneca Canal, forming a navigable link to the Erie Canal. The waterway enabled commerce to flow between Seneca and the Hudson River and soon became an . . . — — Map (db m60113) HM
Known for its boats, the Fay & Bowen Engine Company built quality pleasure craft and marine and industrial engines near this site from 1904 to 1929. Fay & Bowen sold launches and runabouts worldwide that earned them the reputation - "None Better . . . — — Map (db m60111) HM
Elizabeth Blackwell, a pioneer of modern, preventative medicine and the first woman in the United States to receive a medical degree, graduated at the top of her class from the Medical Institute of Geneva College in 1849. Three years later, in 1852 . . . — — Map (db m60099) HM
The Willows along Seneca Lake date back to the 1890's. Additional trees were planted by the Winnek Post 396 of the American Legion after World War I to honor the lives lost in that war.
The original Route 5 & 20 ran just a few feet from these trees . . . — — Map (db m60102) HM
The first railroad appeared in Geneva in 1841. By the 1870's, railroads ran in all directions from Geneva. Over the years, the rail system expanded to include industrial and passenger service. Today the rail system is still used to bring raw . . . — — Map (db m60123) HM
The deepest of the eleven Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake measures 36 miles long, an average of three miles wide, and 618 feet deep at the deepest point. Because of its depth, the lake has frozen completely only four times since this region was . . . — — Map (db m60124) HM
At least 15 steamboats were built between 1828 and 1906 to run on Seneca Lake. The Lake's first steamboat, the Seneca Chief made its maiden voyage the length of the lake and back on July 3, 1828. Operated by Geneva Merchants, John B. and Robert . . . — — Map (db m60126) HM
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 States. — — Map (db m68624) HM WM
In honor of the men and women who served
at the Sampson Naval Training Station,
Route 96A, Sampson, New York
during its operation from 1942 to 1946
Dedicated this 10th day of September 1988
by the Waterloo VFW Post #6433.
Anchor . . . — — Map (db m104734) WM
The boat was built in 1883 by
Alonzo and Benjamin Springstead.
The Seneca was once the fastest ship on the lake.
It plied the waters of Seneca Lake until 1908.
[Donors not transcribed]
Produced by the Finger Lakes . . . — — Map (db m104719) HM
Erected to the memory of
Geneva Patriots who served
our nation in her wars
that freedom might remain
our most cherished heritage
Dedicated May 30 1939
Thomas Lyon White . . . — — Map (db m104992) HM