Introduction to Seneca Falls, New York
Seneca Falls History
The area was first occupied by the Cayuga tribe. The first pioneers arrived around 1787, and the village was incorporated in 1831. It was re-incorporated in 1837, 1860 and 1896, each time with new charters. Seneca Falls was named after a series of small rapids and falls on the Seneca River.
Seneca Falls and Nearby Attractions
- Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry
- Cayuga Lake State Park
- Seneca Falls Historical Society Museum
- Montezuma Wildlife Refuge
- Cayuga-Seneca Trail
- Bogachiel State Park
Things To Do In Seneca Falls
Interesting places to visit in Seneca Falls include Seneca Falls Heritage Area, Seneca Falls Historical Society Museum, and the Women's Rights National Historical Park. Wesleyan Chapel, which held the first women's right convention in 1848,has a visitors center with informative exhibits. Migratory waterfowls and other waterbirds can be seen at the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge. Cayuga Lake State Park is offers boat-rides, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
Seneca Falls Transportation
Syracuse Hancock International airport is close to Seneca Falls.
Seneca Falls Higher Education
The closest colleges to Seneca Falls include Finger Lakes Community College, Onondaga Community College, and Ithaca College.