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History of Canandaigua, New York, USA

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Canandaigua, New York, USA

The name Canandaigua (pronounced Can-an-DAY-gwa) is derived from a Native American word meaning the chosen spot.

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  • 1854 - Canandaigua
    Canandaigua, a post-township of Ontario county, New York, on the West shore of Canandaigua lake, 195 miles W. by N. from Albany. It is intersected by ...Read MORE...


  • News 1867 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT ON THE CENTRAL RAILROAD.
    From the Albany Journal, June 15.

    The second steamboat express train from the West, due here at 9:20 last evening, met with a serious accident...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - A man gave himself into the custody of the Philadelphia police the other evening, representing that he had, on the 20th of November, killed his mother by a blow at Canandaigua, N.Y.
    He was searched, as is usual, and put into a cell, and subsequently it was discovered that he had a razor, and was in the act of cutting his throat....Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - At Canandaigua, N. Y., on the 13th, the juries in the cases of General Starr and Colonel Thompson,
    tried for violation of the Neutrality laws, for being connected with the Fenians, rendered verdicts of guilty on two counts of the indictments, with...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Canandaigua
    Canandaigua, a beautiful post-village, capital of Ontario co., N.Y., is situated in a township of its own name, at the northern end and outlet of...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - DOCTOR AND 3 WOMEN DIE IN AUTO CRASH. Motor Car, Driven by Rochester Physician, Hit by Trolley. COLLISION OCCURS AT CROSSING.
    Accident Happened on Steep Grade and Passengers Say the Car Was Going at a Rate of Fifty Miles an Hour.

    Canandaigua, N. Y. - DR. GEORGE WALDRON, a ...Read MORE...


  • Canandaigua, New York, USA
    Historical Museum and Wood Library
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Canandaigna, a banking post-village and resort, cap ital of Ontario co., N.Y., is situated in a township (town) of its own name, at the northern end...Read MORE...


  • Canandaigua, New York, USA
    Y.M.C.A. Building
    Postcard
  • Canandaigua, New York, USA
    Webster Hotel
    Postcard


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  • 1854 - Canandaigua
    Canandaigua, a post-township of Ontario county, New York, on the West shore of Canandaigua lake, 195 miles W. by N. from Albany. It is intersected by ... Read MORE...

  • News  1867 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT ON THE CENTRAL RAILROAD.
    From the Albany Journal, June 15.

    The second steamboat express train from the West, due here at 9:20 last evening, met with a serious accident... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - A man gave himself into the custody of the Philadelphia police the other evening, representing that he had, on the 20th of November, killed his mother by a blow at Canandaigua, N.Y.
    He was searched, as is usual, and put into a cell, and subsequently it was discovered that he had a razor, and was in the act of cutting his throat.... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - At Canandaigua, N. Y., on the 13th, the juries in the cases of General Starr and Colonel Thompson,
    tried for violation of the Neutrality laws, for being connected with the Fenians, rendered verdicts of guilty on two counts of the indictments, with... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Canandaigua
    Canandaigua, a beautiful post-village, capital of Ontario co., N.Y., is situated in a township of its own name, at the northern end and outlet of... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - DOCTOR AND 3 WOMEN DIE IN AUTO CRASH. Motor Car, Driven by Rochester Physician, Hit by Trolley. COLLISION OCCURS AT CROSSING.
    Accident Happened on Steep Grade and Passengers Say the Car Was Going at a Rate of Fifty Miles an Hour.

    Canandaigua, N. Y. - DR. GEORGE WALDRON, a ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Canandaigna, a banking post-village and resort, cap ital of Ontario co., N.Y., is situated in a township (town) of its own name, at the northern end... Read MORE...

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