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Lorenzo State Historic Site

Lorenzo State Historic Site

South Cottage
17 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia, NY 13035, United States
Over decades, Friends of Lorenzo has played a key role in the preservation and promotion of Lorenzo's treasures. Its archives and collections, covering 160 years of history as seen through one family, consists of more than 200,000 documents and 50,000 objects. The documents and objects at Lorenzo comprise the most extensive collection held within the NY State Historic Site System.

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Lorenzo State Historic Site.
Lorenzo State Historic Site
State Parks and Recreation Department to create and publish finding aids for the archives of the
Helen Lucy Stebbins Kennard
Helen Lucy Kennard was a direct descendant of the Ledyard family name. Throughout her life, Helen took a great interest in her family's history and compiled genealogical research piecing together her history that she wanted to publish as a book. Her collection contain that same genealogical research, correspondence pertaining to said research, original land and business papers and original correspondence between her ancestors. The collection also contains ephemera, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs that pertain to her research and her family history.
was taken from The Mansion and brought over to The Lorenzo State Historic Site and was rehoused
Lorenzo State Historic Site.
Friends of Lorenzo State Historic Site
Hubbard Family
The Meadows collection is comprised of documents, papers, and photographs collected by the families that owned The Meadows mansion in Cazenovia, NY. These families include The Ledyards, The Hubbards, and The Oakmans, providing a snapshot of the personal life of an upper class family during the mid 1800s to the 1950s. Please see the scope and content note for a more in depth description of the collection.
contains business documents pertaining to the sale of Lorenzo to the New York State Historic

This series contains business documents and papers pertaining to land sales, the Lincklaen Lands Co. and Ltd., incorporated after the death of Jane S.L. Remington which left her eight heirs with over 200 acres of land. Both businesses were formed to sell off the acres of land due to the heirs not wanting to keep the property. This series also contains business documents pertaining to the sale of Lorenzo to the New York State Historic Trust, such as correspondence, legal contracts, and land appraisals. This series is arranged alphabetically by types of materials and chronologically by decade.