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Canandaigua, New York Historical Markers

 
200 Years of Peace and Friendship Marker as seen in Courthouse yard image, Touch for more information
By Yugoboy, September 29, 2012
200 Years of Peace and Friendship Marker as seen in Courthouse yard
New 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
New 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
New 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 . . . — Map (db m135674) HM
New 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
New York (Ontario County), Canandaigua — Canandaigua
Canandaigua Indian village destroyed by Sullivan 1779 — Map (db m125524) HM
New 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
New York (Ontario County), Canandaigua — Granger Homestead
Home of Gideon Granger Postmaster Gen. in cabinets of Jefferson & Madison resident here 1814-1822 — Map (db m63987) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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 States — Map (db m61893) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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

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