• The Steamer Glen Haven was built in 1876 by the Skaneateles Railrod Company, which also owned a recreation area and dance pavilion on the East Shore called Pine Grove (the area now known as the Pines) The Glen Haven was sucessfully operated for 25 years under the supervision of Martin Fennell, for many years the master mechanic of the railroad.
  • A Reformed Drunkard's Meeting was held on January 14, 1842 by the Mechanics Society signaling the beginning of Temperance in Skaneateles. Within a few days there were 1200 signatures. 
  • Skaneateles, New York 13152
    Population - 8453
    Latitude - 42.88434 Longitude - -76.35126

  • Skaneateles, New York is located in Onondaga County.
    Time Zone - Eastern
    Average County Elevation - 398 Feet

  • Passengers on the stagecoach line between Utica and Canandaigua stopped here at the Sherwood Inn.

  • Summer vacation getaway for former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton.

  • Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
  • Skaneateles is the most beautiful of the Finger Lakes, a digit of pure cold water sixteen miles long and over three hundred feet deep, with a gracious old village of Greek Revival and Victorian houses at its north end.
    -- Architectural Digest, June 2000
    Tobias Wolff
  • Cazenovia and Skaneateles probably vie for the most beautiful downtownon Route 20 — both are not to be missed — but where else but inSkaneateles can one see teak-and-mahogany boats boarding passengersacross a glowing green park?
    -- New York Times, Aug. 11, 2006