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Friends of Lorenzo Historic Site

Preserving History and Promoting Community for Over 40 Years
Join, renew, or purchase a holiday gift membership?  


October - December

Annual Membership Drive
Be a part of local history by becoming a member or renewing your membership.  You can apply online and members enjoy discounts on a variety of events.   At the same time your membership will help preserve the historical legacy of Lorenzo.  New this year for the holidays, give the gift of history with a gift membership.

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December 2021

Celebrating the Holidays

Join us at Lorenzo State Historic Park as our staff and talented decorators, with support from the Friends of Lorenzo, once again move our holiday celebration outside to illuminate and decorate the Dark Aisle tree line surrounding the garden! 

Friday & Saturday, December 10 & 11, 7pm-9pm

Dark Aisle Holiday Celebration

Lighted Walk, Wagon/Sleigh Ride, Music, & Wassail
$5 each for persons 13 and older (cash only)


Sunday, December 12 – Sunday, January 2, 9am–9pm 

Dark Aisle Lighted Holiday Walk

The Dark Aisle will remain lighted through New Year’s weekend.  Stop by to walk through this family (and pet) friendly holiday display on your own! To enter, follow the path from the first lit tree that is visible from the parking lot.

Admission: Free—Donations appreciated


Notes: Cash only for admission.  Please leash and clean up after pets. Pets will not be allowed on the wagon/sleigh rides.


May 2021

Lorenzo Wins State Grant
The grant, from Parks and Trails New York will enable Friends to create electronic search tools for its vast archives of documents, records, photos, posters, an more. read more

August 2021

Board Adopts Comprehensive Plan for Investing in Lorenzo 

  • Continued investment in archives and digitizing documents.

  • Historical reproduction of six antique garden benches.

  • Implementation of membership database software for improved communication and accounting capabilities.

  • Restoration of the horseshoe driveway in front of the mansion.

  • Continued support for upkeep of grounds and gardens.



July 2021

Scavenger Hunt Success
Thank you to all who participated in the Friends of Lorenzo Landscape Scavenger Hunt! Congratulations to our winners! Chris Nevison won the coffee set, Henry Haslam won the kids set and Leah Chamberlin won the tote bag and books! Please feel free to continue to enjoy the beautiful grounds at Lorenzo and check back for more community events.


Friends of Lorenzo

P.O. Box 4

Cazenovia, NY 13035



Lorenzo Historic Site 

17 Rippleton Road

Cazenovia, NY 13035

315 655-3200

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