New York State Women's History

Ganondagan Historic Site ...A NYS Women's History Site
1488 State Rte. 44 Victor NY

Type: Historic Site

Category/Significance: women's rights; Native American

the site of a Native American community that was a flourishing, vibrant center for the Seneca people. Seneca people were matrilineal. As heads of clans, women also appointed chiefs, farmed, and controlled the distribution of food. In 1985, G. Peter Jemison, an artist and a Seneca, was hired as Site Manager and is the descendant of Mary Jemison. ...learn more>>

GPS: 42.9627047,-77.4237222 Location Map

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