An official Path Through History Site! The Seneca Nation of Indians were the original inhabitants of this part of New York State, involved in the American Revolution, the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Experience cultural and contemporary heritage of the Seneca and the other five nations that make up the Iroquois Confederacy. The new Seneca-Iroquois Cultural Center is 33,000 square feet and has hundreds of items on display, all updated regularly. It was designed to guide and immerse visitors throughout and inspired by Native lore. Exhibits explore life in a longhouse as well as cultural art like beadwork, pottery, basketry and carvings.The center also includes an amphitheater that can accommodate 400 people. Outside is the first Seneca Longhouse raised in Allegany since 1820.