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Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles

Enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way this year by planning your trip around Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles. An annual tradition, the celebration begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs every Saturday and Sunday through December 23, from noon to 4 pm, plus December 24 from noon – 2:30 pm. Charles Dickens and his cast of over 50 characters will interact with residents and visitors in the streets, stores, and restaurants. Don’t miss lively acts at the Library, live music, unique shopping, wonderful food and horse and wagon rides around the Village.

2W Lake

The Seward House

While you’re visiting 2W Lake, be sure to stop by the historical home of William Henry Seward and his family. Serving as a New York State Senator, Governor of New York, a U.S. Senator, and as Secretary of State in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations, Seward was one of the foremost politicians of nineteenth century America.

List of local area historical sites

Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

28 Hannum Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152




Harriet Tubman National Historical Park & Harriet Tubman Home

180 South Street, Auburn, NY 13021




Seward House Museum

33 South Street, Auburn, NY 13021




Seneca Falls Historical Society

55 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, NY  13148



Women’s Rights National Historical Park

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148