Ganondagan Trip Information
Ganondagan is the site of a 17th Century Seneca Village. The village of Ganondagan housed 150 bark longhouses and approximately 4, 500 Senecas. Seneca people today regard Ganondagan as their "homelands". Ganondagan is the only state historic site in New York dedicated to a Native American theme.
Students will be inside and outside during our trip, so please dress for the weather. The ground will be bumpy and uneven, and possibly wet, so please have you child wear sneakers or boots. We will leave TRE at 9:30 and return around 12:20. Students WILL be back in time for lunch, so children can bring or buy their lunch as usual. However, we won't have time for a morning snack, so please be sure your fourth grader has a good breakfast.
Students will tour the Seneca Art and Culture Center, the Bark Longhouse and watch a video about the Seneca Creation Story. For more information about Ganondagan, please check out their website by clicking the here. This is a great place for a family visit!