Ganondagan State Historic Site, Victor

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Ganondagan State Historic Site, (pronounced ga·NON·da·gan) also known as Boughton Hill, is a Native American historic site in Ontario County, New York in the United States. Location of the largest Seneca village of the 17th century, the site is in the present-day Town of Victor, southwest of the Village of Victor. The village was also referred to in various spellings as Gannagaro, Canagora, Gandagora, and Gandagaro.
It consists of two areas: the 245-acre (99 ha) Boughton Hill portion, the area of longhouses and burials, has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. It has been identified as the location of the Jesuit Mission of St. Jacques (or St. James), which was mentioned in the Jesuit Relations. The Fort Hill portion was the location of a fortified granary and consists of 33 acres (13 ha); it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The complex is operated by the state of New York.
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  • 08/07/20 We went to Victor to visit with some friends and of course we needed to do something outside due to the Covid-19 restrictions. This beautiful building built on site had some interesting...  more »
  • Great place. The Culture and Art Center has state of the art facilities, the exhibition is well planned and the display engaging and rich of authentic items. The Long house a great place to visit...  more »

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