Lorenzo State Historic Site17 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia NY 13035
Category: Museums & Related Organizations
Description: Eighty-seven acre historic landscape distinguished by neoclassical mansion; visitor center in converted carriage barn; gift shop; Ellen Shipman-designed formal garden; Dark Aisle arboretum; and c. 1814 one-room schoolhouse actively used for educational programming year-round. Guided tours of mansion available May - October, with annual Christmas hours held each December. A variety of programs are held on the grounds each year including the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra concert and the Lorenzo D
Our Story: Situated in one of Central New York's earliest settled communities and majestically overlooking Cazenovia Lake, Lorenzo State Historic Site offers an opportunity to discover the imprint of five generations of the Lincklaen/ Ledyard family. Established in 1807 as the neoclassical home of John Lincklaen, Holland Land Company agent and founder of Cazenovia, Lorenzo was continuously occupied by the Lincklaen/Ledyard family until the property was conveyed to New York State in 1968.