The History of Cayuga Lake
Carved by glaciers, Cayuga Lake is the longest and second deepest of the Finger Lakes, at 38.2 miles long and 435 feet deep at its deepest point. It reaches 53 feet below sea level, and along with Seneca Lake, it is among the deepest lakes in North America.
on the Lake
For further exploration:
Museum of the Earth
The History Center in Tompkins County
Women's Rights National Historical Park
Route 90, Union Springs, NY, 13160
(315) 889-7273 (tours)
(315) 889-7765 (genealogy information)
Carol Sisler's Cayuga Lake: Past Present and Future is also a wonderful reference for detailed information on the places you travel, available at The History Center in Tompkins County and other fine bookshops.