Canandaigua

Canandaigua (kănəndāˈgwə) [key], city (1990 pop. 10,725), seat of Ontario co., W central N.Y., in the Finger Lakes region, at the northern end of Canandaigua Lake; settled 1789, inc. 1913. It is a resort and farm-trade center, with electronics manufacturing. The courthouse was the scene of Susan B. Anthony's trial (1873) for attempting to vote.

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