Introduction to Massena, New York
The area now known as the Village of Massena was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was first settled in by Europeans in the late 1700s and was incorporated on March 3, 1802. The village was named after French general André Masésna. Lumbering was one of the prominent industries of the area at the time of its inception.
Massena and nearby Attractions
- Robert Moses State Park
- Massena Museum
- Wilson Hill Wildlife Area
- Saint Lawrence State Park
- Potsdam Public Museum
- Colonial Village Family Fun Park
Things To Do In Massena
Alcoa Park, Robert Moses State Park and the amusement and theme park of Aladdin's Castle are all in the Massena area. Shopping can be enjoyed at the St. Lawrence Centre Mall. Other tourist attractions of the village include the St. Lawrence Seaway and the St. Lawrence- Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project. You can also visit the Massena Museum to explore the history of the village.
Massena International Airport is nearby.
Massena Higher Education
The Massena School of Business lies within the village. St Lawrence University, Clarkson University and SUNY College at Potsdam also offer facilities for higher studies.