Landmarks Society Bus Trip to Historic Canastota and Peterboro

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Date(s) - 05/04/2024
9:15 am - 5:15 pm

Canastota, NY and Peterboro, NY


The Landmarks Society of Greater Utica presents


When:                  Saturday, May 4th, 2024

Cost:         $70/person; CALL FOR AVAILABILITY FIRST (315-254-1080). Make checks out to: Landmarks Society of Greater Utica, mail to: Michael Bosak, 8676 N. Main Street, Canastota. NY 13032. PLEASE INCLUDE PHONE NUMBER.

Meet Bus At:       N. Utica Plaza, Herkimer Rd., (west side of lot, near Colozzi) BUS LEAVES AT 9:15 a.m. SHARP!


* 44 Passenger Hale bus

* Guided tour of the Greystone Castle, Canastota (a spectacular events center in the former Methodist Episcopal Church, circa 1910). On the National Register of Historic Places.

* Tour of the Canastota Canal Town Museum, (a canal-era former bakery and residence on the banks of the original Erie Canal, circa 1873 ). On the National Register of Historic Places.

* Luncheon at Canastota’s Theodore’s Restaurant (includes salad, soup, a variety of sandwiches, coffee and soda).

* Tour of the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark and Abolition Hall of Fame, Peterboro, NY.  A National Park Service Network To Freedom Underground Railroad site, a Heritage NY Underground Railroad site, and a Madison County Freedom Trail site.  Gerit Smith was born 1797 in Utica, visited #3 Rutger Park, and was an American social reformer, abolitionist, businessman, public intellectual, and philanthropist.  He ran for President of the United States in 1848, 1856, and 1860.

Limited seating available – First Come, First Served  Reserve Today!

INFO: 315-254-1080       

New Hartford Town Crier • P.O. Box 876, New Hartford, NY 13413 • Phone: 315.723.4827