The volunteers of Friends of Lorenzo work tirelessly to help preserve and enhance the Lorenzo State Historic Site and to promote it as both a celebration of Central New York's history and a center of community life. 

For almost half a century of operation, we have supported restoration, interpretation, maintenance, and acquisition at Lorenzo, its mansion, gardens and out buildings.  Thousands of Central New Yorkers have benefited from the concerts, lectures, tours, and other events we sponsor. 

Located in Cazenovia, New York and founded in 1975, the Friends of Lorenzo, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, governed by a board of trustees. We would be happy to have you help our efforts.  Please donate or join today.

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Cazenovia Lake From Lorenzo Mansion

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Board and Site Staff

Board Officers

President:  Beth Race

Vice President:  Joe Duffy


Treasurer:  Ben Sumner

Board Members

Jamie Colvin

Dixie Conway
Kathleen Conway

Greg Dewan

Beth Duffy

Betsy Grace

Vicki Grimes

Jen Hughes

Amy Marchbanks

R. Mark Musell

Lisa Smith 

Karinda Trowbridge

McEwan van der Mandele

Kerry Woolbert

Non-Trustee Member Support:  Nancy Weiskotten & Jill Ryan

Site Staff

Site Manager:  Michael Roets 
Phone:  (315) 655-3200

Curator:  Jackie Roshia​


Phone:  (315) 655-3200