Mansions & Museum - July 23
Experience a state of the 19th-century and enjoy your first stop today at the Rose Hill Mansion built in 1839. Take a guided tour and learn about the history. Enjoy the magnificent view of Seneca Lake from the front porch. Next stop is the Johnston House & Drain Tile Museum. Built by Scotch immigrant John Johnston in 1822, the house originally sat on an important farm where Johnston became a well-known advocate of improved farming techniques. He was the first American farmer to use agricultural drain tiles to increase productivity on his farm, and it became one of the most famous farms in the 19th-century America. Lunch will be served at a location along the lake. "The Johnston Farm and Rose Hill...are together perhaps the most important spot in American agriculture.
Please Note: This tour departs from West Seneca & Amherst only.
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