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Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

151 Charlotte St.

Canandaigua, NY 14424


Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Sonnenberg mansion was built in 1887 and is open to the public. 

The summer home of banker Frederick Ferris Thompson and his wife Mary Lee Clark Thompson, Sonnenberg is one of this country's most extensively preserved country estates from the late Victorian era. The property includes 50 acres of gardens, a 40-room Queen Anne-style mansion, Lord & Burnham greenhouse complex, and Japanese tea house. Gift shop. No pets allowed on the grounds.


Housed in the historic Bay House near the Conservatory is the Finger Lakes Wine Center where one can taste and buy a variety of local wines.


The Japanese tea house in one of Sonnenberg's many gardens in the Finger Lakes, New York, USA.








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