People & Places

Gannagaro

Special | 27m 24s

Gannagaro “Town of Peace” was the largest Seneca village of the 17th century, located in present day Victor, NY north of the Finger Lakes. Seneca elders detail how the Iroquois Nation became united, describe daily life. and harvest of the Seneca. Archaeologists and historians reveal the cause of the village’s abrupt demise in 1687 through excavation and journals written by the French military.

Aired: 10/19/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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