Notes from the Captain’s Log: Part 3

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Well, we did get to go sailing on Seneca Lake on August 19th. When the tug C. L. Churchill pulled the schooner off the dock in Geneva at 9:15 in the morning, the lake was a mirror; not a breath of air stirred. Keeping the faith, we set full sail, the big mainsail , the foresail amidships, and the little …

Seneca Falls

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by Bob Abell Seneca Falls is located midway between Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal.  Historically, the village of Seneca Falls was first settled in 1789, largely because of the potential to harness the falls for water power on the Seneca River.  In 1818, a canal was constructed to allow boats to navigate around the falls, forming …